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

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 ..

Muslim Women’s Mosque Entry on the Line of Sabarimala Judgment

Supreme Court has decided to consider the appeal regarding lifting the ban on Muslim women’s entry into all mosques across the country referring from its judgment in Sabarimala in which five-judge Constitution Bench has lifted age restrictions on the entry of women to the Sabarimala temple. Related Information Re-quoting Sabarimala order in which the court ..

National Law Day (NLD-2018)

The National Law Day (NLD) is celebrated in India on 26th of November every year to commemorate the adoption of Constitution of India. The day is also known as Samvidhan Divas or Constitution Day. On this day in 1949, the constitution was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India which came into force on 26th ..

Jurisdiction of National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions: Recent SC Findings

The Supreme Court has held that the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions (NCMEI) has original jurisdiction to determine which institution should be granted minority status. The 2006 amendments to the NCMEI Act had introduced a “sea change” to the Commission’s power. The 2006 amendments even conferred powers of appeal against orders of the competent ..

The 2017 Constitution Day celebrated

The 2017 Constitution Day (or Samvidhan Divas) is celebrated every year in India on November 26 to commemorate the adoption of Constitution of India. On this day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted the Constitution of India, and it came into effect on 26 January 1950. From 2015, the Government of India (GoI) ..

Ministry of Human Resources Development launches a Digital Signature campaign on Constitution Day

The Union Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD) has launched a Digital Signature campaign on Constitution Day affirming faith in Indian Constitution and to generate awareness on fundamental duties enshrined in the Constitution. People can join the campaign by filling a form online. The Constitution Day is celebrated every year in India on 26 November ..

Polity & Constitution: Compendium-1

1. How a Chief Election Commissionar be Removed?2. Can Preamble of Indian Constitution be amended?3. What is the procedure of constitutional amendments?4. What are categories of Fundamental Rights?5. What is suspension of Fundamental Rights?6. What is a Writ and what are Types of writs?7. What is meaning of Judicial Review?8. What are Directive Principles of ..