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Parliament passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2015

Parliament has passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2015. It was passed by Rajya Sabha on 4 March and earlier by Lok Sabha on 2 March 2015. This bill will replace an ordinance promulgated in this regard and amend the Citizenship Act, 1955. Key provisions of the bill The Bill mergers of Person of Indian Origin ..

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Article 370 and the Constitution of Jammu & Kashmir

The roots of the special status given to the State of Jammu and Kashmir lie in the Treaty of Amritsar which was signed after the First Anglo-Sikh war. The East India Company annexed the Kashmir valley and sold the land to Maharaja Gulab Singh, the Dogra king of Jammu. Also, as a reward for his ..

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Lok Sabha passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2015

The Lok Sabha on 2 March 2015 passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2015 by voice vote. This bill will replace an ordinance promulgated in this regard and amend the Citizenship Act, 1955. Key provisions of the Bill It merges Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders. In cases related to ..

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Ordinances for bypassing the Democracy

Parliament is considered as the temple of democracy where the representatives of people sit together to decide the fate of its people by enacting the legislations. Parliamentary process gives legitimacy to the voice of unheard and hence brings in, a comprehensive legislation catering the need of the majority. Our constitution maker in order to prevent ..

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Analysis: CAG and its Multifaceted Role

CAG is a constitutional office under article 148 and is appointed by the President of India by warrant under his hand for a period of 6 years or up to age of 65 years. Removal of CGS is as difficult and similar to removal of a Supreme Court Judge. The conditions and services of CAG ..

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Union Budget Session will begin on February 23

The Budget Session of Parliament will begin on 23 February 2015. Railway Budget will be presented on 26 February, while Economic Survey on 27 February. It will be first full-year General Budget of the NDA government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It will be presented on 28 February 2015. These dates were announced ..

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