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  • Lok Sabha Election 2024, Starts Form 19 April in 7 Phases

    India's national election 2024 started from April 19 to June 1, 2024. With seven phases over 44 days, 543 members of the 18th Lok Sabha will be elected. Incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks a third term. Approximately 970 million...

    Published On April 19th, 2024
  • Fundamental Rights of Indian Constitution Articles12-35

    Fundamental Rights, enshrined in Articles 12-35 of the Indian Constitution, constitute a cornerstone of India's democratic framework. Comprising six key rights including the Right to Life, Right to Dignity, and Right to Education, these rights are regarded as inviolable privileges...

    Published On April 18th, 2024
  • BR Ambedkar Birth Anniversary, Biography, Legacy, Contribution

    Ambedkar Jayanti, celebrated on April 14th each year, commemorates the birth anniversary of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, fondly known as the 'Father of the Indian Constitution'. This day holds immense significance as it pays tribute to Dr. Ambedkar's lifelong dedication...

    Published On April 15th, 2024
  • Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), Power, Significance

    Context: The Calcutta High Court ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to initiate a preliminary investigation into reported recruitment irregularities of teachers under the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (a regional autonomous body). What is the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA)? The...

    Published On April 11th, 2024
  • Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002 (PMLA), Objectives, Amendments

    Context: India's money laundering law aimed at drug money has grown broader, raising concerns about fairness and its true targets. Delhi court is set to decide Bharat Rashtra Samithi leader K Kavitha’s plea for bail on this ground in the...

    Published On April 9th, 2024
  • Election Symbols in India, Types, Allocation, Criteria

    Context: The Election Commission of India refused to allocate the 'Top' symbol to the MDMK party in the current Lok Sabha elections. The Naam Tamilar Katchi has been allotted a new common symbol and the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi has been...

    Published On April 8th, 2024
  • Delimitation Commission of India Objectives and Meaning

    The Delimitation Commission, also known as the Boundary Commission of India, was established by the Indian government in accordance with the guidelines given by the Delimitation Commissions Act. This commission, which the President of India specifically established, collaborates with the...

    Published On April 5th, 2024
  • Reservation in Tamil Nadu and 103rd Constitutional Amendment

    Context: The Tamil Nadu government informed the Madras High Court that since 89% of its population qualifies for the existing 69% reservation in education and public jobs, it cannot be obligated to apply the extra 10% reservation for the Economically...

    Published On April 4th, 2024
  • What Makes India a Federal Country?

    What Makes India a Federal Country? India's federal system is unique in that it incorporates characteristics of both a true federation and a unitary state. There are two independent centres of power in a federation system, each with its own...

    Published On April 4th, 2024
  • Enforcement Directorate Structure, Meaning and Objective

    The Enforcement Directorate was founded on May 1st, 1956, and is based in New Delhi. It is also known as ED, is a law enforcement organization tasked with enforcing economic laws and combating economic crime in India, such as money...

    Published On April 4th, 2024