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Constitution of India

Types of majorities in Indian Constitution

Here are some basics about various kinds of majorities in Indian Constitution: Simple Majority: This refers to majority of more than 50% of the members present and voting. Most of the normal motions in the house such as No-confidence Motion, Vote of thanks (to the President or Governor), Adjournment MotionThe primary object of an adjournment

Background information on 10th Schedule of Constitution of India

Sikkim was being ruled for more than 300 years by Chogyals. In 1947 when India became independent, a popular vote in Sikkim rejected joining Indian Union. However, Chogyal Tashi Namgyal was successful in getting a special status of protectorate for Sikkim. This was in face of stiff resistance from local parties like Sikkim State Congress

Schedules of Indian Constitution

Schedules are lists in the Constitution that categorizes and tabulates bureaucratic activity and policy of the Government. Our constitution had 8 Schedules originally. The First Amendment Act added the 9th schedule in the constitution. 35th Amendment Act added the 10th schedule in the constitution in 1974 regarding the "associate Status" of the Sikkim. Later 36th

Parts of Indian Constitution

The 22 parts of our Constitution are as follows: Part I        The Union And Its Territory             Art.( 1-4 ) Part II         Citizenship                     Art.( 5-11 ) Part III         Fundamental Rights                 Art.( 12-35 ) Part IV         Directive Principles Of State Policy         Art.( 36-51 ) Part IVA     Fundamental DutiesThe 42nd amendment Act 1976 added a new part in the

Philosophy of Preamble of Constitution of India

WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, have solemnly resolved to constitute India Pakistan remained a British Dominion till 1956, but India declared itself Republic in 1949 and the Preamble enshrines the philosophy that the government is by the people and for the people. SOCIALIST: It was implicit in the original constitution but was made explicit by