Headline : The forms of federalism in India Details : Why in News? The Union government has withdrawn the special status conferred on Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) under Article 370 of the Constitution. It has also divided the State into two regions and declared them as Union Territories. Telegram: https://t.me/ShubhraRanjanPSIR The debate concerning with federalism: Nations … Continue reading Polity: Federalism- Debate, landmark cases, Types of Federalism, J&K and more
Headline : Open up the Supreme Court Editorial 9th Apr'19 TheHindu Details : Delhi HC judgement said RTI applicable to higher judiciary: In 2009, the High Court of Delhi handed down a landmark judgment dealing with the Right to Information (RTI) Act. It held that the Office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) was a “public … Continue reading Open up the Supreme Court Editorial 9th Apr’19 TheHindu
Headline : Steps to cement ties with China Editorial 10th Apr'19 IndianExpress Details : Focus must remain on foreign policy even in election season: Even as India heads into a general election, it is important to keep focus on and not lose track of how the country must shape its foreign policy over the coming five … Continue reading Steps to cement ties with China Editorial 10th Apr’19 IndianExpress
Headline : Languages and civilisation Editorial 5th Apr'19 IndianExpress Details : Importance of language: Language is a tool for intellectual and emotional expression. Language is a vehicle for the transmission of culture, scientific knowledge and a worldview across generations. It is the vital, unseen thread that links the past with the present. The great Indian poet Acharya … Continue reading Languages and civilisation Editorial 5th Apr’19 IndianExpress
There are 5 provisions under which Parliament can legislate on a subject included in state list: Article 249 if the Council of States has declared by resolution supported by not less than two thirds of the members present and voting that it is necessary or expedient in the national interest that Parliament should make laws … Continue reading 5 provisions under which Parliament can legislate on a subject.
The position with respect to lapsing of bills is as follows: A bill pending in the Lok Sabha lapses (whether originating in the Lok Sabha or transmitted to it by the Rajya Sabha). A bill passed by the Lok Sabha but pending in the Rajya Sabha lapses. A bill not passed by the two Houses … Continue reading The position with respect to lapsing of bills
Finance Commission of India It is set up every five years by the President under Article 280 of the Constitution. It first came into existence in 1951. Functions It was formed to define the financial relations between the centre and the state. These recommendations cover a period of five years. The commission also lays down … Continue reading Everything about Finance Commission