Discretionary power of President and Governor Upsc

Discretionary power of President and Governor Discretionary power of President Constitutionally, the President of India has the right to be informed of all vital issues and deliberations of the Council of Ministers. The Prime Minister is Obliged to furnish all the details that the President of India may ask for. The President of India often … Read more

Prerogative Writs in India Upsc

Prerogative Writs in India There are five writs in India: Habeas Corpus It means to produce the person in the body. It applies in cases where a person is alleged to have been illegally detained. This writ safeguards the personal liberty of every individual. Mandamus It is meant to direct any authority to perform its … Read more

Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in India Upsc

Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in India Upsc

Public Interest Litigation (PIL) Public Interest Litigation (PIL) is a litigation that is undertaken to secure public interest. It is also used to demonstrate the availability of justice to the disadvantages parties or people. PIL was introduced by Justice P.N.Bhagwati after relaxation of traditional rule of locus standi. Any citizen of India can approach the … Read more

State government structure in India Upsc

State government structure in India Upsc

State government structure in India The state government follows the parliamentary system of government like the central government. Some states have a Bicameral legislature and some states have a Unicameral legislature. The state executive or the state government may consist of: Governor Chief Minister Council of Ministers. These three executives form the basic structure of … Read more

Venkatachaliah Commission

The National Commission to review the working of the constitution (NCRWC) also known as Justice Manepalli Narayana Rao Venkatachaliah Commission. It was set up by a resolution of the NDA Government of India led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee on 22 February 2000 for suggesting possible amendments to the constitution of India.

Misuse of Article 356 of the Indian constitution

Misuse of Article 356 of the Indian constitution

Article 356 in Part XIII of the constitution provides for the proclamation of Emergency by the President in any state where there is a breakdown of constitutional machinery either based on the report of the Governor or even otherwise. The Article emphasizes the supremacy of the constitution and national unity and integrity. The state governments … Read more

Legislative relations between Centre and State Upsc

Centre-State Relations

The Centre-State Relation is all about the distribution of powers between Centre and States. The distribution of powers is the basic feature of federalism and the federal constitution. Basically, there are three areas of power distribution: Legislative Power Distribution. Executive Power Distribution Financial Power Distribution Legislative relations between Union and State There are two things … Read more

Rajamannar Committee Report and Recommendations Upsc

Rajamannar committee related to a commission set up by the Tamil Nadu government to study the state autonomy and centre-state relations by the DMK government under its Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi. The Tamil Nadu government established the Rajamannar committee to analyze and provide recommendations for restructuring the centre-state relations in our constitution. The committee consisted … Read more

Punchhi Commission Recommendations Upsc

Punchhi Commission The Union Government constituted a commission in 2007, under the leadership of Justice Madan Mohan Punchhi, the former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court 2007. The commission also had three more members and a secretary and presented its report in 2010. It recommended that the governors of the states must have fixed tenure … Read more

Supreme Court Judgment in S.R. Bommai Case

Supreme Court Judgment in S.R. Bommai Case

Somappa Rayappa Bommai (6 June 1924 to 10 October 2007) was the 11th Chief Minister of Karnataka. He was also the HRD minister in the United Front Government from 1996 to 1998 and served with both the PM H.D.Deve Gowda and I.K.Gujral. The Supreme Court delivered a landmark judgment in the S.R.Bommai Versus Union of … Read more

* * All the Notes in this blog, are referred from Tamil Nadu State Board Books and Samacheer Kalvi Books. Kindly check with the original Tamil Nadu state board books and Ncert Books.