Indian Constitution: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Madhya Pradesh to introduce reservation of state Government jobs for local people

In a historic decision, the Madhya Pradesh government announced its intention to reserve the seat of all state government jobs for the people of the state. If this happens, Madhya Pradesh will become the first state of India to reserve seats for all state government jobs for the domicile population. Will it violate the Constitutional ..

Sahitya Akademi Award 2019

The Sahitya Akademi Award is a literary honour, which is conferred by India’s National Academy of Letters, Sahitya Akademi annually to writers of the most outstanding books of literary merit published in any of the 24 listed languages(22 languages as listed under the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution and 2 other languages recognized by ..

Article 367(4) and Jammu & Kashmir

While most discussions regarding the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir are centered on Article 35(A) and Article 370, the government’s moves have a greater political connotation than these two articles. What has happened? The Union Government has approved a new Presidential Order under Article 370(1) of the Indian Constitution. This presidential order will supersede ..

Joint Committee on Office of Profit

On 23rd July 2019, Lok Sabha has passed a resolution for setting up a joint committee to examine the issues related to offices of profit. About the Committee The persons holding the office of profit are bound to be disqualified as members of parliament. The committee is vested with the mandate to recommend what constitutes ..

Significance of Parliamentary Committees

The opposition parties have questioned the hurry with which the government is pushing for bills for the approval in parliament without subjecting them to the scrutiny of the parliamentary committees. Why the Parliament Committees are Important for the Democracy? Law Making Parliament is vested with the responsibility of legislating the laws for the country. But ..