Panchayats and Municipalities

The history of Panchayati Raj starts from the self-sufficient and self-governing village communities. In the time of the Rig-Veda (1700 BC), evidence suggests that self-governing village bodies called ‘sabhas’ existed. With the…

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Special Provisions Relating to Certain Classes

Constitution provides for safeguarding the interests of certain classes for equality and justice (as enshrined in the Preamble).Part XVI (Art 330- 342) details the special provisions relating to SC/ST/OBCs and…

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Current Affairs 1 Feb, 2019

Rejected Forest Rights Applications to be Reviewed Under the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 Individual rights for agriculture and resident; and Community…

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Current Affairs 1 Feb, 2019

ICICI Bank terminates Chanda Kochhar ICICI Bank decided to terminate the contract of former Managing Director and CEO Chanda Kochhar The board also decide to retrieve bonuses paid to her from April 2009…

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Election and Election Commission

Part XV Art 324- 329 deals with elections. Art 324 provides for an independent Election Commission for the free and fair election. It vests power of superintendence, direction and control…

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Tribunals and Administrative Tribunals

42nd Amendment added a new part XIVA to the Constitution for Tribunals: Administrative Tribunals (Art 323A) and Tribunals for other purpose (Art 323B)  Administrative Tribunals: Parliament may provide for the…

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Current Affairs 24 Jan, 2019

Sitanshu Yashaschandra awarded Saraswati Samman 2017 Eminent Gujarati poet Sitanshu Yashaschandra was awarded for his poetry collection, ‘Vakhar,‘ published in 2009. His poetry collection ‘Jatayu’ received Sahitya Akademi Award for Gujarati in the year 1987. Saraswati Samman…

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Current Affairs 25 Jan, 2019

Krishna Sobti, Renowned Hindi Author, Dies At 93 Hindi fiction writer and essayist, Jnanpith awardee Krishna Sobti passed away,in New Delhi at the age of 93. Her works mainly underscores…

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Current Affairs 27 Jan, 2019

Padma Awards-2019 Padma Vibhushan 2019 Name Field State Teejan Bai Art-Vocals-Folk Chhattisgarh Ismail Omar Guelleh (Foreigner) Public Affairs Djibouti Anilkumar Manibhai Naik Trade & Industry- Infrastructure Maharashtra Balwant Moreshwar Purandare Art-Acting-Theatre…

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Current Affairs 28 Jan, 2019

Sugarcane juice declared national drink of Pakistan The Pakistan government declared sugarcane juice as the “national drink” of the country. The decision was taken after asking People’s opinion in twitter to choose one…

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