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15th Presidential Election in India

The term of office of President of India, Pranab Mukherjee is ending on 24th July, 2017. As per Article 62 of the Constitution, an election...

Northern Zonal Council Meeting at Chandigarh

The 28th meeting of the Northern Zonal Council consisting of the States of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, National Capital Territory...

Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail Units

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for procurement of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) Units for use in the General Elections, 2019...

Central Consumer Protection Council

Mr. Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution chaired the 31st meeting of the Central Consumer Protection Council (CCPC)...

Constitutional Status of Jammu Kashmir

Under Part XXI of the Constitution of India, which deals with “Temporary, Transitional and Special provisions”, the State of Jammu and Kashmir has been...

High Courts in India

In each state there is a High Court, which exercises powers within the territorial jurisdiction of the state concerned.  A High Court consists of...

Judiciary in India: Supreme Court of India

The Constitution of India has the following provisions regarding the Supreme Court of India: ESTABLISHMENT OF SUPREME COURT (ARTICLE 124) There shall be a Supreme...

Government Reconstitutes Inter State Council

The Government has reconstituted the Inter State Council (ISC) and the Standing Committee of the Inter State Council under Clause 2 of the Inter...

Comptroller and Auditor General of India

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India is appointed by the President. He holds office until he attains the age of sixty five years...

Attorney General of India

The Attorney-General of India is the first Law Officer of the Government of India. The Attorney-General is appointed by the President and he holds office...

Trinamool Congress Becomes 7th National Party

Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Congress got the 'national party' status by the Election Commission. Trinamool Congress has satisfied one of the conditions mentioned in the...

How the Name of State Can be Changed ?

Recently West Bengal Assembly has passed a resolution to change the name of State. A change in the name of a state however requires approval...

Membership of Parliament

Qualifications: The Constitution lays down the following qualifications for a person to be chosen a member of the Parliament: 1. He must be a citizen of...

Parliament of India

Under the Constitution, the Parliament of India consists of three parts viz, the President, the Council of States and the House of the People. In...

Cabinet Committees in India

Cabinet Committees are an organisational device to reduce the enormous workload of the Cabinet. They also facilitate in-depth examination of policy issues and effective...

Union Cabinet in India

English Constitution leaves the entire system of Cabinet to convention, the Crown being legally vested with absolute powers and Ministers being in theory nothing...

Council of Ministers in India

“There shall be a Council of Ministers with Prime Minister as its head to aid and advice President, who shall in exercise of his...

Prime Minister of India

All executive powers are exercised by the President are in accordance with the advice of Council of Ministers headed by the Prime Minister. In...

Cooperatives Movement in India

Conference of the 12th International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) - Asia Pacific Regional Assembly and 9th Cooperative Forum was held recently in New Delhi. There are...

Dibaba Creates World Record

Genzebe Dibaba Keneni is an Ethiopian middle- and long-distance runner. She is the sister of three-times Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba and Olympic silver medallist...

European Union Extends Sanctions on Russia

The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in 2014. Crimea declared independence from Ukraine...

106th Session of International Labour Conference

The member States of the ILO meet at the International Labour Conference, held every year in Geneva, Switzerland, in the month of June. Each member...