Indian Polity

Renunciation of Indian citizenship now simpler

Renunciation of Indian citizenship now simpler

Posted by Rajaguru
Provisions have been made for applicants to upload documents online, with an upper limit of 60 days for the renunciation process to be completed. Read More
Economic criterion not sole basis for creamy layer

Economic criterion not sole basis for creamy layer

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‘Creamy layer’ in a backward community should be excluded from reservation so that the more deserving were able to come up. Read More
Bill restoring States’ rights to specify OBC groups

Bill restoring States’ rights to specify OBC groups

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Prelim – Indian Polity: The Lok Sabha passed the 127th Constitution Amendment Bill, 2021, wit... Read More
Governor’s pardon power overrides 433A: SC

Governor’s pardon power overrides 433A: SC

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The Supreme Court held that the Governor of a State can pardon prisoners, including those on death row, even before they have served a minimum 14 years of prison sentence. Read More
Preventive detention only to forestall public disorder: SC

Preventive detention only to forestall public disorder: SC

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The State should not arbitrarily resort to “preventive detention” to deal with all and sundry “law and order” problems. Read More
T.N. legislature turns 100

T.N. legislature turns 100

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Then President N. Sanjeeva Reddi had unveiled the portrait of former Chief Minister K. Kamaraj Read More
SC annuls parts of co-op amendment

SC annuls parts of co-op amendment

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Cooperative societies come under the “exclusive legislative power” of State legislatures. Read More
Bengal passes resolution to set up Council

Bengal passes resolution to set up Council

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West Bengal Assembly passed a resolution to set up Legislative Council. Read More
No review of Maratha quota judgment

No review of Maratha quota judgment

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The Supreme Court has refused to review its judgment holding the Maratha reservation law unconstitutional. Read More