Constitution of India

What is an Annual Financial Statement?

November 29, 2017

Annual Financial Statement is the statement of estimated receipts and expenditures of the Government of India which as mandated by the Article 112 of the Constitution of India should be presented the Parliament by the Government. All the receipts and expenditures are categorised into three parts namely: Consolidated Fund...

November 26: Constitution day

November 26, 2016

The Samvidhan Diwas (or Indian Constitution Day) is being observed on November 26. It is the date on which Indian constitution was adopted by the Constituent Assembly in 1949. It came into force two months later on January 26, 1950. Last year, the government decided to observe 26th November...

35% Reservation for Women in Bihar

March 2, 2016

The Bihar government has announced to reserve 35% of all state level government jobs to women, the move which is expected to increase the participation of women in workforce. While the decision is welcomed, there is a question on whether the reservations in government jobs are an effective way...

Military, Diplomatic and Emergency Powers of President of India

March 10, 2013

This article deals with the Military, Diplomatic and Emergency Powers of President of India Emergency Powers of the President President of India can declare 3 types of Emergencies. National Emergency as per provisions of Article 352 State Emergency as per provisions of Article 356 Financial Emergency as per Article 360....

Legislative Powers of President of India

March 10, 2013

Legislative Powers of President of India The parliament is composed of president, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha so, president of India is a inseparable part of Indian Parliament. President has power to summon or prorogue the two houses of parliament. After a prorogation, the house must be summoned within...

Executive Powers of President of India

March 10, 2013

The president of India is nominal head of executive and all contracts and assurances of the property are made by the Government of India in President’s name. The following discussion deals with important aspects of executive powers of President of India. Appointment of Union Government Officials Further, president appoints...

Salary, Emoluments and Impeachment of President of India

March 10, 2013

President in Office: Conditions Article 59 lays down certain conditions of the office of the president. These are summarized as below: President is not a member of any house of the parliament or any state legislature If he/ she is a member of any house, he / she shall...

Process of Election of President of India

March 10, 2013

Who can be a President of India? Article 58 of the constitution lay down the qualifications of a president in India. These qualifications are: He/ she should be a citizen of India, He / she must have completed the age of 35 years He / she must be qualified...

Three Branches of Government in India

March 10, 2013

The Montesquieu Model of Separation of Powers The modern system of democratic governance is based upon the separation of power theory pioneered by Montesquieu. This model is known as triaspolitica. The model was first developed in ancient Greece and became a part of the uncodified Constitution of the Roman...

Right to Education in India

March 10, 2013

At present, there are five articles in the constitution of India which have Children as their special focus. These articles are Article 21A, 24, 39 & 45 and 51A (k). Thus special provisions for children find place in our constitution in Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles as well as Fundamental...

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