Monthly Archives: May 2016

Govt of India Act 1919

It is also called montague(SOS)-chemsford(viceroy) reforms. Govt India Act 1919 has a separate preamble.It states the objective of the British govt is gradual introduction of  a responsible government in India For the first time this made central legislature bicameral – … Continue reading

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Zonal councils in India

Zonal councils are created by the parliament law State Reorganisation Act 1956. Originally there are 5 zonal councils. Northern J&K,Punjab,Himachalpradesh,haryana,Rajasthan,NCR Delhi,UT of Chandigarh Southern Karnataka,Andrapradesh,Telangana,Kerala,Tamilnadu,UT of puduchery Western Gujarat,Maharashtra,Goa,UT of diu and daman,dadra nagar haveli Central Madyapradesh,Uttarpradesh,Uttarakhand,chattisgarh Eastern Bihar, Jharjkhand, … Continue reading

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73rd Amendment of Indian Constitution

The Amendment Act has added part IX to the Constitution of India entitled as ‘Panchayats’. The part consists of provisions from Article 243 to 243-0. A new schedule called as Eleventh Schedule lists 29 functional items that panchayats are supposed … Continue reading

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Distribution of non tax revenues :

Distribution of non tax revenues : Receipt from the following form the major source of non tax revenue for the centre: i) Railways ii) Bankings iii) Post and telegraphs iv) Broadcasting v) Coinage and currency vi) CPSUs vii) Escheat and … Continue reading

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Federal Features of Indian Constitution

The main federal features of the Indian Constitution are as follows: Written Constitution: The first essential feature of a Federal System is a written Constitution which defines the structure, organization and powers of the Central as well as the State Governments … Continue reading

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Basic Structure of Indian Constitution

Basic features are not defined exclusively anywhere. From various judgments the following have emerged as a basic structure of the constitution: Supremacy of the constitution Sovereign, democratic and republican nature of the Indian Polity Secular character of the constitution Separation … Continue reading

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Features borrowed from foreign countries in Indian Constitution

USA Written Constitution Preamble Fundamental rights Post of vice president Impeachment of president Removal Supreme court and High courts Judicial Review Independence of Judiciary CANADA Centrifugal form of federalism with the strong center Residual powers vest with Center Center appoints … Continue reading

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