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Category Archives: Indian Polity

Concept of Lokpal

The word “Lokpal” is derived from the sanskrit word “loka” meaning people and “pala” meaning protector or caretaker. Together it means “protector of people”. The aim of passing such a law is it to eradicate corruption at all levels of the Indian polity. For a

Fundamental Duties

The 42nd Amendment Act, 1976 added a Chapter IV-A which consist of only one Article 51-A which dealt with a Code of Ten Fundamental Duties for citizens. Fundamental duties are intended to serve as a constant reminder to every citizen that while the constitution specifically

Understanding Euthanasia: Right To Life or Death

Article 21 of the Indian Constitution which deals with protection of life and personal liberty has gone through successive interpretations by the Courts of law in important landmark judgements. Each of these interpretations has widened the ambit of Article 21 to include such facets of

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Uniform civil code evokes mixed response

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s move to implement uniform civil code appears to have touched a raw nerve in the State, with reports evoking mixed, if not sharp, reactions. Congress Working Committee member A.K. Antony led the critics of the move. Mr. Antony told

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Debates Around Uniform Civil Code?

UPSC 2015 Question on same Topic Q- Discuss the possible factors that inhibit India From enacting for its citizens a uniform civil code as Provided for in the directive Principle of State Policy? UPSC 2015, Mains GS2. Ans:-  Click here Let’s debate Uniform Civil Code because

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