Constitution of the United States: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

2019 General Studies Paper-2 : Questions

Do you think Constitution of India does not accept principle of strict separation of powers rather it is based on the principle of ‘checks and balance’? Explain. [10 Marks] “The Central Administrative Tribunal which was established for redressal of grievances and complaints by or against central government employees nowadays is exercising its powers as an ..

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 ..

Power of President of India to withhold assent

In India the President can hold his assent to a bill in the following circumstances: If it is an ordinary Bill In case of an ordinary bill or a bill got introduced by a private member and passed by both houses, the president can just withhold assent. It is similar to the Pocket Veto in ..