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Commodity Boards in India

There are five statutory Commodity Boards under the Department of Commerce. These Boards are responsible for production, development and export of tea, coffee, rubber, spices and tobacco. Coffee Board The primary functions of the Board include formulating and implementing programmes and projects for growth and development of the coffee industry. Promoting coffee consumption in India and ..


Exclusive Powers of Rajya Sabha in Indian Constitution

Rajya Sabha in India’s Parliament has certain exclusive powers with respect to the following: Enable the parliament to make law on a matter of state list Creation of new All India Services Enforcing proclamation of emergency when Lok Sabha is dissolved Rajya Sabha being a federal chamber enjoys certain special powers under the Constitution. All ..


Linguistic Minority in India

A linguistic minority is a class of people whose mother tongue is different from that of the majority in the state or part of a state. the constitution provides for the protection of the interests of linguistic minorities. Article 350-A imposes a duty on the states to Endeavour to provide adequate facilities for instruction in ..


Reservation of Seats for Anglo-Indians in India

According to Article 366 (2) an Anglo-Indian means a person whose father or any of whose other male progenitors in the male line is or was of European descent but who is domiciled within the territory of India or born within such territory and whose parents habitually were resident in India and not established for ..


Article 371-A: Special Provisions for Nagaland

Article 371A makes special provision with respect to the State of Nagaland to protect the Nagas. Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution, no Act of Parliament in respect of- religious or social practices of the Nagas, Naga customary law and procedure, administration of civil and criminal justice involving decisions according to Naga customary law, ownership and ..


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