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Conserving environment and biodiversity vital

Conserving environment and biodiversity vital

Apr 17,2017 , 11:51 PM IST | Hans
Conservation of environment and natural resources are very important for sustainable development and human existence. 
Agriculture sector a must for GDP growth

Agriculture sector a must for GDP growth

Apr 03,2017 , 10:46 PM IST | Hans
Kisaano ki Samriddhi”, the well-being of farmers is vital to the nation's prosperity. Kisan is the sentinel of our food security. Annadaata Sukhibhava has been one of our fundamental civilizational values. It is the time the government is taking several steps to usher in Second Green Revolution in the entire country. India lives in the villages. Agriculture sector is the soul of Indian economy and
The President of India

The President of India

Feb 08,2017 , 01:56 AM IST | Hans
Article 52 of the Constitution of India says that there shall be a President of India. Article 53 says that all the executive powers of the Union shall be exercised by him either directly or through officers subordinate to him.
Understanding State Legislatures

Understanding State Legislatures

Feb 04,2017 , 12:09 AM IST | Hans
The State Legislature consists of the Governor, the Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) and the Legislative Council (Vidhan Parishad). In most of the States there are unicameral Legislatures. 
Special officer for linguistic minorities

Special officer for linguistic minorities

Jan 31,2017 , 11:17 PM IST | Hans
Article 350B (1) The Special Officer acting as a Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities in India, who appointed by the President of India. This Officer is known as National Commissioner Linguistic Minorities. 
Dispute resolution between Union, States

Dispute resolution between Union, States

Jan 27,2017 , 11:48 PM IST | Hans
In a constitutional set-up where powers are distributed between the Union and the States, it is natural to expect disputes as to on which side of the boundary a particular matter falls.  Where such differences do arise, it is desirable that there should be a well thought out systemic mechanism for the resolution of such inter- State disputes.
Legislative relations between Union and State

Legislative relations between Union and State

Jan 17,2017 , 11:02 PM IST | Hans
The Constitution, based on the principle of federalism with a strong and indestructible Union, has a scheme of distribution of legislative powers designed to blend the imperatives of diversity with the drive of a common national endeavour. 
FFC Implications for fiscal federalism in India

FFC Implications for fiscal federalism in India

Jan 12,2017 , 11:22 PM IST | Hans
The Fourteenth Finance Commission(FFC) was appointed on 2ndJanuary, 2013under the chairmanship of Dr. Y. V. Reddy. In addition to the primary objectives mentioned above, the terms of reference for the commission sought suggestionsregarding the principles which would govern the quantum and distribution of grants-in-aid (no plan grants to states), the measures, i
The Indian Science Congress Association

The Indian Science Congress Association

Jan 07,2017 , 12:18 AM IST | Hans
The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) is a premier scientific organisation of the country established in 1914. ISCA has been promoting science and inculcating the spirit of science through its multifarious activities. 
Functions & responsibilities of the Union and States

Functions & responsibilities of the Union and States

Jan 06,2017 , 01:33 AM IST | Hans
When the British power was established in India it was highly centralised and unitary.  To hold India under its imperial authority, the British had to control it from the centre and ensure that power remained centralised in their hands.  
The Benami Transactions (prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016

The Benami Transactions (prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016

Jan 05,2017 , 03:29 AM IST | Young Hans
"Benami transaction" means a transaction or an arrangement, where a property is transferred to, or is held by, a person, and the consideration for such property has been provided, or paid by, another person; and the property is held for the immediate or future benefit, direct or indirect, of the person who has provided the consideration.
National Agriculture Market

National Agriculture Market

Nov 18,2016 , 02:24 AM IST | Young Hans
NAM (National Agriculture Market): It is a win-win solution for all the stakeholders in Supply Chain.It is a concept of “one nation and one market”/a concept- “agriculture development tree”.  SERVING FARMERS AND SAVING FARMING through the e-market platform and it is said to be a Jai Kisan programme or initiative.
Investment models in India

Investment models in India

Oct 18,2016 , 12:20 AM IST | Hans
India is likely to become one of the largest economies of the world by the year 2025 as per projections made by internationally renowned consultants and IMF. Businesses around the world do not like to miss the growth opportunities offered by Indian markets and hence some of them are already stepping up their investments and rest eying India for investments in coming years. 
Current events of importance

Current events of importance

Jul 28,2016 , 10:56 PM IST | Hans
In the approach of the Smart Cities Mission, the objective is to promote cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a clean and sustainable environment and application of ‘Smart’ Solutions.