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Constitutional History

1. Regulating Act, 1773
2. Pitts India Act, 1784
3. Charter Act, 1813
4. Charter Act, 1833
5. Government of India Act, 1858
6. Indian Council Act, 1861
7. Indian Council Act, 1892
8. Act of 1909 (Minto Morley Reforms)
9. Act of 1919 (Montagu Chelmsford Reforms)
10. Government of India Act, 1935
11. Cripps Mission
12. Cabinet Mission Plan
13. Indian Independence Act, 1947KEEP READING

Composition, Aims and Objectives of Niti Aayog

In the year 2014, the government replaced the Planning Commission with a body called Niti Aayog. NITI stands for ‘National Institution for Transforming India.’

Niti Aayog is neither a constitutional body nor a statutory body but the outcome of an executive resolution. It was not created by the act of parliament.

The government was of the view that with the changing norms and structure of the Indian economy, it is necessary to take a step forward and modalise the organisations for better working in this competitive era.KEEP READING

Rape in the Indian Penal Code

India is a developing country, but still, rape is a persisting problem at present. Rape is a mark of disgrace that has existed in India for a long time.

According to data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), a total of 32,559 incidents of rape were reported during 2017, which rose to 33,356 cases in the year 2018. Also, 91 rapes were reported every single day across the country in 2018. These are just the cases that are registered.KEEP READING

Public Interest Litigation

If the victim is unable to approach the court due to illiteracy or is economically backward or due to any other reason, then any person on behalf of such a victim may approach the court for the protection of his fundamental rights.

This is called Public Interest Litigation (PIL).KEEP READING

Timeline of Jammu and Kashmir

(1) On 26th Oct 1947, the Instrument of Accession was signed between the Government of India and Hari Singh, who was the Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir. It was agreed that Jammu and Kashmir would become a part of India.

(2) On 17th Oct 1949, Article 370 was incorporated in the Constitution of India. According to this, Jammu and Kashmir was given a different Constitution and different Flag from India.KEEP READING

RTI Act, 2005 WritingLaw

RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005 (UPDATED 2019) An Act to provide for setting out the practical regime of right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of public authorities, in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority, the constitutionKEEP READING

Stand for corruption WL

The Central Vigilance Commission’s efforts to promote probity in public life and to achieve corruption free India. The week in which 31st October — the birthday of late Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel falls, is observed as Vigilance Awareness Week. The observance of Vigilance Awareness Week renews our commitment to achieve theKEEP READING