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Welfare Programmes for Indian Women Development

By | July 23, 2016

The Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) and the Central Social Welfare Board (CSWB) are implementing various welfare schemes and programmes for Indian women. These are programs are listed below and explained as follows: Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (Sabla) Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana (IGMSY) Support to Training & Employment Programme for Women (STEP)… Read More »

Landmarks in the Development of the Indian Constitution

By | February 1, 2016

In 1934, the idea of Constituent Assembly for India was put forward for the first time by Manabendra Nath Roy. In 1935, The indian National congress (INC) demanded a Constituent Assembly to frame the Constitution. In 1938, Jawaharlal Nehru, on behalf of INC declared that Constitution of Free India must be framed without outside interference, by Constituent Assembly elected on… Read More »

Special Status to Jammu and Kashmir (Article 370)

By | November 18, 2015

At the time of independence in August 15th 1947, the State of Jammu and Kashmir decided not to join either India or Pakistan. However, soon Pakistan attempted to annex the State military. Meanwhile, the Maharaja signed the “Instrument of accession” with India along with certain concessions for the autonomy of the State. article 370 in Part XXI of… Read More »

Attorney General of India (AGI)

By | October 16, 2015

Article 76 of the Indian Constitution states that the President of India shall appoint a person who is qualified to be appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court to be the Attorney General of India (AGI). He is the first legal officer of the Government of India. The term office of Attorney General of India (AGI) is not… Read More »

Gandhian Principles and Western Liberal principles

By | September 2, 2015

Gandhian Principles Articles 40, 43, 45, 46, 47 and 48 of Indian constitution are Gandhian principles. Article 40: Organisation of village panchayats Article 43: To promote cottage industries. Article 45: The state shall endeavour to provide early childhood care and education for all children until they complete the age of six years. Article 46: Promotion of education and economic… Read More »