Anti-Defection Law of India UPSC

Anti-Defection Law in India Defection from one political party to another was grounds for disqualification under the 52nd Amendment Act of 1985, which allowed members of Parliament and state legislatures to be disqualified. It did so by amending four articles of the Constitution and adding a new Schedule to the Constitution (the Tenth Schedule). This … Read more

Finance Commission in India UPSC

Finance Commission of India The Finance Commission is a quasi-judicial body established by Article 280 of the Indian Constitution. It is established by the President of India every fifth year or sooner if he deems it necessary. A chairman and four additional members are selected by the president to the Finance Commission. They serve for … Read more

Public Interest Litigation

Public Interest Litigation PIL India

In the 1960s, the notion of Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was born and developed in the United States. It was created in the United States to provide legal representation to groups and interests that had previously been unrepresented.

Introduction to the Constitution of India

¬†Introduction to the Constitution of India ¬† In both content and spirit, the Indian Constitution is unique. Despite borrowing from practically every other country’s constitution, India’s Constitution contains some distinguishing aspects that set it apart from other countries’ constitutions. A number of original aspects of the Constitution (as approved in 1949) have undergone significant alteration … Read more