Category: Indian Polity


  Fundamental Duties   These are in the form of duties and responsibilities of citizens. ‘The original Constitution which came into force with effect from 26th January, 1950 did not contain Fundamental Duties. These were incorporated in the Constitution by Read more…

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  National Human Rights Commission   The National Human Rights Commission is an autonomous body constituted on 12th October 1993 under the protection of Human rights Act,1993. It consists of a chairman and few other members. NHRC is responsible for Read more…

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Meaning of Political Party A political party is an organisation formed by a group of people with a certain ideology and agenda to contest elections and hold power in the government. A political party has three components: They are a Read more…

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Types of Elections in India Elections are classified into two types: Direct Election Indirect Election Direct Election People directly vote for the candidates in the election process and elect their representatives. In the Direct Elections, people over the age of Read more…

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Judiciary of State High Courts The institution of high court originated in India in 1862 when the high courts were set up at Calcutta, Bombay and Madras. In the course of time, each province in British India came to have Read more…

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The State Legislature The Constitution provides a legislature for every state. Most of the States have only unicameral legislature i.e., Legislative assembly. Some State has bicameral legislatures (example Bihar, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jammu- Kashmir). The Read more…

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