73rd constitutional amendment Upsc

73rd Constitutional Amendment – implementation and implications. Article 243 B of the Constitution is included in the Constitution below the 73rd Constitutional Amendment. This conceives that the states and the union territories excluding those with a population not above 20 lakhs will possess to develop a three-tier policy of Panchayat that is, village, intermediate, and district … Read more

Ashok Mehta committee recommendations on Panchayati raj Upsc

The Mehta Committee suggested that the administration should be decentralized and the administration should be set under the power of local bodies. Also, the community development blocks should be devised as a decisive democratic section with an elected Panchayat Union to operate as a block of developmental exercise in the area. The committee also recommended … Read more

Discretionary power of President and Governor Upsc

Discretionary power of President and Governor Discretionary power of President Constitutionally, the President of India has the right to be informed of all vital issues and deliberations of the Council of Ministers. The Prime Minister is Obliged to furnish all the details that the President of India may ask for. The President of India often … Read more

Prerogative Writs in India Upsc

Prerogative Writs in India There are five writs in India: Habeas Corpus It means to produce the person in the body. It applies in cases where a person is alleged to have been illegally detained. This writ safeguards the personal liberty of every individual. Mandamus It is meant to direct any authority to perform its … Read more

Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in India Upsc

Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in India Upsc

Public Interest Litigation (PIL) Public Interest Litigation (PIL) is a litigation that is undertaken to secure public interest. It is also used to demonstrate the availability of justice to the disadvantages parties or people. PIL was introduced by Justice P.N.Bhagwati after relaxation of traditional rule of locus standi. Any citizen of India can approach the … Read more

State government structure in India Upsc

State government structure in India Upsc

State government structure in India The state government follows the parliamentary system of government like the central government. Some states have a Bicameral legislature and some states have a Unicameral legislature. The state executive or the state government may consist of: Governor Chief Minister Council of Ministers. These three executives form the basic structure of … Read more

Venkatachaliah Commission

The National Commission to review the working of the constitution (NCRWC) also known as Justice Manepalli Narayana Rao Venkatachaliah Commission. It was set up by a resolution of the NDA Government of India led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee on 22 February 2000 for suggesting possible amendments to the constitution of India.

Misuse of Article 356 of the Indian constitution

Misuse of Article 356 of the Indian constitution

Article 356 in Part XIII of the constitution provides for the proclamation of Emergency by the President in any state where there is a breakdown of constitutional machinery either based on the report of the Governor or even otherwise. The Article emphasizes the supremacy of the constitution and national unity and integrity. The state governments … Read more

Legislative relations between Centre and State Upsc

Centre-State Relations

The Centre-State Relation is all about the distribution of powers between Centre and States. The distribution of powers is the basic feature of federalism and the federal constitution. Basically, there are three areas of power distribution: Legislative Power Distribution. Executive Power Distribution Financial Power Distribution Legislative relations between Union and State There are two things … Read more

Rajamannar Committee Report and Recommendations Upsc

Rajamannar committee related to a commission set up by the Tamil Nadu government to study the state autonomy and centre-state relations by the DMK government under its Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi. The Tamil Nadu government established the Rajamannar committee to analyze and provide recommendations for restructuring the centre-state relations in our constitution. The committee consisted … Read more

* * All the Notes in this blog, are referred from Tamil Nadu State Board Books and Samacheer Kalvi Books. Kindly check with the original Tamil Nadu state board books and Ncert Books.