Monthly Archives: April 2019

One Nation One Election?

Our country’s first general elections were held in 1951-52. There was a simultaneous General Election to Lok Sabha and all State Legislative Assemblies. This trend had continued in three subsequent General Elections held in 1957, 1962 and 1967. But in 1968 and 1969, the cycle got disrupted due to the premature dissolution of some Legislative Assemblies. Similarly in the year

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Finance Commission of India

The Finance Commission is constituted by the President under article 280 of the Constitution, mainly to give its recommendations on distribution of tax revenues between the Union and the States and amongst the States themselves. 👉Also Read|Powers and Duties of Lokpal Two distinctive features of the Commission’s work involve redressing the vertical imbalances between the taxation powers and expenditure responsibilities

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Rabindranath Tagore on Education

Unfortunately, the Indian education system at present is jay-walking. In-spite of being home for great philosophies on education, the system is failing to pick up messages from the subtle frequencies of great philosophers. Also Read|Tagore’s Idea Of Nationalism Our divine poet, Rabindranath Tagore was born during a period of strife in pre-independence India. He stood for the development of a

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Jain pilgrimages in Bihar

Question asked in BPSC 63rd Prelims Pawapuri : 80 km east of Patna and 38 km of Rajgir. A great pilgrimage centre of Jains where Mahavira Teerthankar, the greatest propounder of Jainism delivered his last sermon , took Mahaprinirvana and was cremated here. This sinless town is a very sacred Jain pilgrimage center and is also famous for the two

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Anti-Satellite Missile Test

On March 27th 2019, India joined the elite club of nations who posses an anti-satellite technology. The technology mission (Mission Shakti) was led by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to strengthen India’s overall security. The capability of attacking a satellite in an orbit closer to Earth shall give a tactical edge to the country. 👉Also Read|Debate over Nuclear Energy

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Model Code of Conduct

The Model Code of Conduct is a set of guidelines issued by the Election Commission of India to regulate the conduct of political parties and their candidates in the run up to elections and is aimed at ensuring free and fair elections. Though the Code doesn’t have any statutory basis, it has an indisputable legitimacy and parties across the political

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Periodic Labour Force Survey

Launched in 2017 by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme About the Periodic Labour Force Survey The Periodic Labour Force Survey would generate quarterly reports on the urban labour market situation and an annual report for rural India. The survey will supersede the earlier system where data was available only every five years. The survey would supply data for both

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