control over administration

Control on Administration in India: Parliamentary, Executive and Judicial

Administration is run by the bureaucracy- the officers appointed in different departments. They follow the rules and procedures framed by the Legislature and the Executive. They can’t work and act…

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financial relations

Relation between Center and States: Financial

The Constitution of India, being federal in structure, in Part XI divides powers- legislative, administrative, financial- between the Center and the States.The Center- State relations can be divided under three…

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administrative relations

Relation between Center and States: Executive (Administrative)

The Constitution of India, being federal in structure, in Part XI divides powers- legislative, administrative, financial- between the Center and the States.The Center- State relations can be divided under three…

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Relation between Center and States Legislative

Relation between Center and States: Legislative

The Constitution of India, being federal in structure, in Part XI divides powers- legislative, administrative, financial- between the Center and the States.The Centre- State relations can be divided under three…

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Constitutional Development

Constitutional Development of India (1773-1950)

Background 1765 East India Company obtained ‘Diwani’ (revenue and civil rights) and company rule started in India. There were many steps taken to administer and regulate company affairs in India…

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What Makes A ‘Free and Fair’ Election? (EPW Article)

The run-up to the 2019 general elections the ECI faces accusations of inadequate responses to MCC violations and former bureaucrats have written to the President accusing the ECI of a…

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Protection of Human Rights Act 1993

It’s an Act to provide for the constitution of a National Human Rights Commission and State Human Rights Commission in States and Human Rights Courts for better protection of Human…

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The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005

The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), instituted in 2005, is a landmark legislation aimed at protecting women from violence in domestic relationships. It enshrines principles of the Convention on the…

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Protection Granted to Females (Constitution, IPC, CrPC)

Constitutional Provisions The Constitution of India not only protects women from exploitation and discrimination but also empowers the State to adopt measures of positive discrimination in favour of women for…

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Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Atrocity Protection Law 1989

The Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act (PoA Act), 1989, also known as the SC/ST Act is enacted to prevent atrocities against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. The…

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