Constitution of India: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Department of Justice celebrates ‘Its My Duty’ at NDWBF

To create awareness about the Citizens Duties, The Department of Justice, Government of India is taking part in 28th New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF), 2020 held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi started from 4th of January, 2020 to 12th of January, 2020. Since 2013, In association with India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), the National ..

First time Santhali used in Parliament

Earlier the facility of the simultaneous interpretation of Parliament’s proceedings was available for 17 languages given under the Eight Schedule of our Constitution. On 10 August 2018, Speaker of the lower house of the Parliament, Lok Sabha announced that the members of both the houses of the parliament can now speak in any of the ..

70 years of adoption of the Constitution of India

Every year 26th November is celebrated to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India as the Constitution Day, also called Samvidhan Divas. On 19th November 2019, The Government of India by a gazette notification declared 26 November as Constitution Day. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of India. ..

Parliament Winter Session begins

On 18 Nov, the Winter Session of Parliament begins.   Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi described the current session of Parliament as a very important one as it would be the Rajya Sabha’s 250th Session and also the 70th Year of the Indian Constitution. On 26th of November India would be observing its 70th Constitution Day. The Indian Constitution was ..

Maharashtra under President’s Rule

On 12 Nov, President Ram Nath Kovind approved a proclamation imposing President’s Rule under Article 356(1) of the Constitution in Maharashtra, following a recommendation from Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari. The Assembly will be kept under suspended animation. The  decision  comes a day after he invited the third largest party in the Assembly, the NCP, to ..

NCST recommends Tribal Area Status for Ladakh

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) has written to Union Ministry of Home Affairs and Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs Minister recommending that Ladakh be declared a tribal area under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution. Why the Tribal Area Status has been Recommended? Since Article 370 provided a special status to the erstwhile ..

Right to Health: A Fundamental Right

The Constitution of the World Health Organization states that “The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition”. The right to health implies that: Everyone should have access to the health services they require, As ..

Update- Caste Re-categorization in UP

Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot deemed the move of UP State Government to re-categorize 17 castes from Other Backward Castes (OBC) to Scheduled Castes (SC) as unconstitutional. Earlier on June 24, the Yogi Adityanath led UP Government had directed all district magistrates and commissioners to issue SC caste certificates to ..