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Creation of smaller States is the need of the hour. Make out a case for and against the reorganization of states in the context of the impending creation of the State of Telangana.Level(2)View/Post Answer
What is Cooperative Federalism? How Indian Constitution does seek to achieve it?
Whatever may be the claims of different authors on the nature of Indian federation, the fact remains that it is a classic example of a cooperative federalism. DiscussLevel(2)View/Post Answer
Although, the Constitution of India has been designed to work as a federal constitution, but shall has certain unique unitary features. What prompted the constitution makers to make Indian federation as such a flexible mechanism?Level(2)View/Post Answer
Federalism is a functional concept rather than structural. Comment!Level(2)View/Post Answer
All federal constitutions must be necessarily rigid in nature. Why?Level(2)View/Post Answer
"The Supreme Court’s use of its vast powers under Article 142 has done tremendous good to many deprived sections. However, it is time to institute checks and balances. " Critically comment.Level(3)View/Post Answer
"Public Interest Litigation is a good thing when it is used to enforce the rights of the disadvantaged. But it has now been diluted to interfere with the power of the government to take decisions on a range of policy matters"Critically comment.Level(2)View/Post Answer
“99th Constitutional Amendment Act 2014 has been marred with controversies”. Comment
The Supreme Court of India exercises for more powers than are exercised by any other Apex Court of any democratic country of the World. Justify this statement.Level(2)View/Post Answer
“73rd Constitutional Amendment Act 1992 provides a panacea for grass root democracy and empowerment in India, but sounds hollow when it comes to implementation”. Do you agree?
The Government, at times prefer ordinance route over legislative enactment in the light of compulsions and problems of parliamentary democracy. This is being criticized on certain grounds. Explain.
Discuss briefly the various legislative privileges. What are the major issues that occasionally crop up in the context of legislative privileges.Level(2)View/Post Answer
What are the essentials of a Parliamentary System. Do you feel that it is not workable proposition in India wherein, a multi-party system with coalition politics had become an established fact now.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The 42nd Constitutional Amendment is described as the Mini constitution of India. Explain.
Discuss the sources of the Indian Constitution. Do you agree with the view that Indian Constitution has merely remained a rag-bag of borrowings?Level(1)View/Post Answer
Although, thus is no constiutional recongition to the doctrine of separation of powers in India, yet the Court have held it to be a basic feature of the Constitution.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The doctrine of basic structure as inverted by the Supreme Court ordains that the legislature should not amend it so as to destroy its identity. DiscussLevel(2)View/Post Answer
The constitutional provisions relating to office of profit have been violated over the years in spirit, even as they have been adhered to in letter. Discuss in light of various judgment(s) of the Apex Court in this regard. While holding simultaneous elections to the Parliament and State Legislative Assemblies offers various advantages, it brings its own set of complexities. Discuss.Level(3)View/Post Answer
" The moral value of fundamental duties would be not to smoother rights but to establish a democratic balance by making the people conscious of their duties equally as they are conscious of their rights" Comment in the light of personal liberty debate.Level(2)View/Post Answer
“The only issue is the non-negotiable right to equality. Dragging in the uniform civil code is a deliberate attempt to obfuscate it.” Examine.Level(3)View/Post Answer
“Constitutional Developments during British India played double role of creating vacuum and providing ventilation”. Comment
Consensus and accomodation were the twin principles which dominated the debates of the Constituent Assembly - Austin. In the light of this statement, assess the performance of the Constituent Assembly in drafting the Constitution of India.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Constitution are the heirs of the post of testators of the future. Comment!Level(2)View/Post Answer
The complete study of a countrys constitution is not confined to its written provisions only. It is rather a study of its constitutional law. Comment!Level(2)View/Post Answer
The Constitution & Constitutionalism an two different concepts. Merely having a constitution in a country does not necessarily mean that there will be a constitutionalism in that country. Comment!Level(2)View/Post Answer
"Inclusion of socialist and secular in preamble was unnecessary." CommentLevel(2)View/Post Answer
“Both Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles act as complementary to each other.” Critically comment.Level(1)View/Post Answer
These are the fundamental Rights that stabilized and integrated diverse Indian society. Various freedoms are granted through these rights. How and under what circumstances these freedoms can be curtailed?
Under what conditions the civil and personal liberties be suspended. Explain while given quoting various articles from constitutions of India.
The Constitution of India embodies an impression list of Fundamental rights, but it seems like granting them with one hand and taking them away with the other. Critically examine.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The Constitution of India embodies an impression list of Fundamental rights, but it seems like granting them with one hand and taking them - away with the other. Critically examine.Level(2)View/Post Answer
what is the importanace of Fundamental Rights in the working of democratic political system in India ?Level(1)View/Post Answer
DPSPs are the guidelines to the state government for the welfare of its people. Discuss in detail various social welfare measures under DPSPs and how far the DPSPs remained successful to fulfill its goals.
The utility of DPSPs lies in the fact that they enjoin the state to make India a Welfare State. Discuss the various steps taken by governments to implement these principles.Level(2)View/Post Answer
“Article 123 of Indian constitution is a weapon fired from shoulder of its guardian”. Elucidate
Finances act as a back bone for every Government, Ministry and Department. Elucidate various constitutional provisions that govern the flow of finance from center Government to state governments.
Discuss the recent developments in the Centre-State financial relations in the light of recommendations of 14th Finance Commission.
District administration has retained a classical image as British legacy. How far it has proved a primary unit for detailed execution of social welfare measures. Also highlight the role of various political and administrative institutions which exist at district level.
Government is taking initiatives to ensure extension of social security net to the deprived sections. In this light how National Social Assistance Programme has proved to be a complete social programme?
Social Justice is enshrined in the preamble of the constitution. Highlight the constitutional provisions which aim at ensuring social justice for women in Indian society.
Constitution of India contains provision to tackle the problem of Poverty in an integrated and holistic manner. Critically examine.
Impact of poverty on social demography is stark. Discuss in the context of human settlement .Level(1)View/Post Answer
Poverty can be a cause and consequences for the various social problems in India. CommentLevel(1)View/Post Answer
Discuss the social factors responsible for the low performance of the Poverty alleviation programmes in India?Level(2)View/Post Answer
Poverty is not the instrumental factor for skewed sex ratio in India. Critically analyzeLevel(2)View/Post Answer
What are social factors behind the poverty in India?Level(1)View/Post Answer
Coalition politics has undermined the position and authority of Prime Minister. Examine this statement in the context of its advantages and disadvantages
The Fundamental Duties have merely codified those tasks which have had remained integral to Indian way of life since time immemorial. Comment!Level(2)View/Post Answer
What do you understand by Code of Ethics? How is it different from Code of Conduct? (Views-1287) View/PostAnswer
Monetary Policy acts as a regulator of Indian banking System. Critically examine the statement in light recent changes in India’s financial system. (Views-734) View/PostAnswer
What do you understand by Fixed Dose Drug Combinations (FDCs)? Discuss their merits and demerits. (200 words) 10 m... (Views-679) View/PostAnswer
Indian society displays paradoxical features. Discuss while giving features of Indian society which differentiates it from west.
Tibetan plateau has a unique role in determining the timings of monsoons over Indian Subcontinent, discuss. (Views-588) View/PostAnswer
40 percent of today’s India is born in post 1991 period of more liberal India and has a different mindset. Discuss (Views-570) View/PostAnswer
Himalayas orient monsoons over Indian subcontinent, elaborate. (Views-570) View/PostAnswer
Creation of smaller States is the need of the hour. Make out a case for and against the reorganization of states in the context of the impending cr... (Views-515) View/PostAnswer
What is the justification of GST? (Views-478) View/PostAnswer
What is Naxalism ? suggest some measures to deal with the problem. Examine various initiatives of the government of India. (Views-477) View/PostAnswer
To what extent globalisation has influenced the core of cultural diversity in India? Explain. View/PostAnswer
The anti-colonial struggles in West Africa were led by the new elite of Western -educated Africans. India Post Payment Bank Limited has received the Certificate o... View/PostAnswer
Discuss the role of women in the freedom struggle especially during the Gandhian phase. View/PostAnswer
Explain how the upraising of 1857 constitutes an important watershed in the evolution of British policies towa... View/PostAnswer
Krishnadeva Raya, the king of Vijayanagar, was not only an accomplished scholar himself but was a also a great patron of ... View/PostAnswer
Early Buddhist Stupa-art, while depicting folk motifs and narratives, successfully expoundsBuddhist ideals. Elucidate. View/PostAnswer
How successful were 1991 economic reform in ensuring distributive justice. View/PostAnswer
Via the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act 1988, parliament has totally prohibited the Benami tra
The Bill seeks to amend the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act, 1971. The Act
Public affairs index (PAI) for the year 2017 has been released. Highlights of the index: Kerala and
Supreme Court’s Integrated Case Management Information System (ICMIS) was recently launched Indian P
The Supreme Court pulled up the governments of drought-hit states of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, An
Article 142 provides that “the Supreme Court in the exercise of its jurisdiction may pass such decre ...
Women are actively involved in household and community work and hence well aware of real issues face ...
Judicial activism means that instead of judicial restraint, the Supreme Court and other lower courts ...
Rights and Duties are inseparable. They are two sides of a same coin. So as we have Fundamental Righ ...
Part III and IV of the Constitution have been together described as “Conscience of the Constitution” ...