Differences Between Non-Cooperation Movement and Civil Disobedience Movement

Although both the nationalist movements, the non-cooperation movement and civil disobedience movement, had similar objectives and were launched under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi there were important differences between non-cooperation movement and civil disobedience movement which are highlighted in this article. Differences Between Non-Cooperation Movement and Civil Disobedience Movement The Non-Cooperation movement was launched by […]

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Civil Disobedience Movement in India

The Civil Disobedience Movement was one of the most significant movements launched by Mahatma Gandhi in the course of India’s freedom struggle. In this post, we shall read about the various aspects of the Civil Disobedience Movement in India including its causes, the Dandi March, the methods of civil disobedience, its end and impact of […]

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Fundamental Duties in Indian Constitution

The Fundamental Duties enshrined in Part IVA of the Indian Constitution (Article 51A) were inserted by the 42nd Constitutional Amendment Act in 1976. In this article we will go through the list of Fundamental Duties, their background or need, legal position and suggestions of committees. What is the Need of Fundamental Duties in the Constitution? […]

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Civil Services Preliminary 2018 Result Announced by UPSC

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on 14th July announced the results for the 2018 Civil Services Preliminary examination held on 3rd June 2018. 10468 candidates have cleared the Prelims 2018 examination and are eligible to apply for the Civil Services Mains (CSM) examination to be held from 28.09.2018. All the qualified candidates will have […]

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Lateral Entry into Civil Services – Advantages and Disadvantages

The issue of lateral entry into civil services at mid-level positions of the Union government at the Joint Secretary level has received much attention recently due to the advertisement published by the Department of Personnel and Training in leading newspapers inviting applications from outstanding individuals for filling up 10 Joint Secretary level positions in various […]

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Lieutenant Governor of Delhi and the Supreme Court Judgment

The Supreme Court on 4th July 2018 delivered an authoritative judgement in the much awaited case Government of NCT of Delhi v/s Union of India and others. Why was this such an anticipated judgment? Since it was pending before the 5 judge Constitutional bench of the Supreme Court since 2016 regarding the role and powers […]

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Governor – Qualification, Appointment, Service Conditions

The Governor is the titular head of the state government, appointment by the Central government. Just like the President, the Governor’s role is mostly symbolic unless discretion is involved in which the Governor is not supposed to consult the state government. In this article we will know about the qualification, appointment and service conditions to […]

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