Evolution of Indian Constitution

  Although the systems of ancient India do have their reflections in the Constitutions of India, the direct sources of the Constitution lie in the administrative and legislative developments of the British period.   Regulating Act of 1773 This Act … Read more

10 &11.12.17 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT 13L litres liquor, Rs 1.70 crore cash seized by EC in Gujarat   About 10.13 lakh litres of liquor, Rs 1.70 crore cash and gold and jewellery worth over Rs 8 crore have been seized by the Election Commission (EC) till now … Read more

07.09.17 Gujarat (GPSC) Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Gujarat government gives panel more time to set fees.   Gujarat government, through a notification, has increased the time available for fixing fees by the the fee regulatory committee formed under the Gujarat Self-Financed Schools (regulation of Fees) … Read more

01.09.17 Gujarat (GPSC) Current Affairs

GUJARAT     Central scheme for senior citizens launched in Gujarat   Union minister Thaawarchand Gehlot launched a scheme that provides for physical aids and assisted-living devices for senior citizens belonging to theBPL category. The centrally-sponsored scheme, `Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana’,was … Read more

Integrity in Administration including measures and mechanism for Prevention of Corruption and Malpractices in India.

  Integrity   Integrity is one of the most important and oft-cited of virtue terms. The concept of integrity has to do with perceived consistency of actions, values, methods, measures, principles, expectations and outcome. When used as a virtue term, … Read more

Local Governance: 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendments.Types of Urban local bodies and Panchayati Raj institutions in India.Sources of Finance in Urban Local Bodies and Panchayati Raj Institutions.

The 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendment Acts, 1992, which gave Constitutional status to panchayati raj institutions (PRIs) and urban local bodies (ULBs) respectively, in both letter and spirit in order to bring about greater decentralisation and increase the involvement of … Read more

Political Parties and Pressure Groups

Political Parties and Elections Political parties are an established part of modern mass democracy, and the conduct of elections in India is largely dependent on the behaviour of political parties. Although many candidates for Indian elections are independent, the winning … Read more

Election Commission of India

The Election Commission of India is an autonomous, quasi-judiciary constitutional body of India.It was established on 25 January 1950 under Article 324 of the Constitution of India. Originally the commission had only a Chief Election Commissioner. The commission presently consists … Read more