Indian Polity

Directive Principle of State Policy (DPSP) – Principles and Amendments

      Directive Principle of State Policy (DPSP) The Directive Principles of State Policy are guidelines for the framing of laws by the government. These provisions, set out in Part IV of the Constitution, are not enforceable by the courts, but the principles on which they are based are fundamental guidelines for governance that …

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Preamble and Citizenship Part 2 – NRI, Persons Indian origin, Overseas citizenship India

Non-resident Indian Non-resident Indian and person of Indian origin (NRI-PIO), also called Overseas Indians or Indian Diaspora, are people of Indian birth or descent who live outside the Republic of India. As per Ministry of External Affairs report there are approximately 30.8 million Indian diaspora residing outside India. The term non-resident refers only to the …

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Indian Polity – Part 5 Sailent features of Indian Constitution UPSC/IA

Salient Features of Indian Constitution Originally having 395 Articles divided into 22 parts and 8 schedules, a lengthiest constitution of the world with systematic elaboration on every topic. At present, it contains 448 Articles with 12 schedules as a result of various amendments (101 till so far, GST Amendment). 1. Longest written constitution: The constitution …

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Introduction to Indian Polity – Part 4 | POONA PACT OF 1932 for ssc cgl UPSC |

POONA PACT OF 1932 ■ As Mahatma Gandhi went on to hunger strike Dr Ambedkar was under tremendous pressure to save the life Gandhi. ■ Hence Dr. Ambedkar accepted for an agreement. ■ This is an agreement between the Dalit’s of India led by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and the upper caste Hindus of India. ■ …

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Introduction to Indian Polity – Part 3 | Indian polity history for ssc cgl | Indian polity for upsc

THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA ACT, 1919 ■ This act came into picture when the Indian National Congress became very active during the 1st World war and launched the ‘Home Rule’ movement. ■ This is also called Montagu – Chelmsford reforms. ■ Chelmsford was the then Viceroy. ■ Montague was the then Secretary of state. ■ …

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Introduction to Indian Polity – Part 2 | Indian polity for ssc cgl | Indian polity for upsc

CHARTER ACT OF 1833 ■ This is the final step towards centralization of power in India. What is centralization? This is the concentration of power in single authority. ■ The Governor-General of Bengal was made the Governor-General of India. ■ The first Governor-General of India was Lord William Bentinck. ■ The laws that were made …

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