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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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Film Certification in India

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) is the authority in India which is vested with the responsibility to certify the films for exhibition in India. Central Board of Film Certification CBFC headed by the Chairperson comprises up to 25 members and 60 advisory panel members from across India. The CEO of CBFC is chiefly ..

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Inclusion of New Castes in SC List

In a written reply given in Rajya Sabha, The Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment has informed that government of UP had sent an earlier proposal to include a total of 17 castes into the SC category. This proposal was put forth in front of the Registrar General of India (RGI). What happened? ..

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New Governors for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh

The President of India, through a press communique, confirmed the appointments of new Governors for the states of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. Former Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Kalraj Mishra has been appointed as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh while the incumbent governor of Himachal Pradesh, Acharya Devvrat has been transferred to ..

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