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When did Panchayati Raj start in India?

By Akshay Kulkarni on 24 Aug 22 | Filed under: Politics
The Panchayati Raj Institution was formalized by a constitutional amendment in 1992. Prior to this, the institution existed in a few states in India. Panchayati Raj is a system of local self-government in India. It has three tiers,—Gram Panchayat (village level), Panchayat Samiti (block level), an  ......

What are the advantages of Panchayati Raj System?

By Akshay Kulkarni on 24 Aug 22 | Filed under: Politics
Panchayati Raj System is a three-tier system of decentralized governance in India. It was introduced in 1992 by the then Prime Minister, P. V. Narasimha Rao. The system consists of Village Panchayats at the base, Intermediate Panchayats at the block level, and District Panchayats at the district lev  ......

What are the significance of Panchayati Raj?

By Akshay Kulkarni on 24 Aug 22 | Filed under: Politics
Panchayati Raj is a system of local government in India that was originally instituted by the Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992. The Panchayati Raj system has three tiers of government: the Gram Panchayat (village level), the Mandal or Block Panchayat (intermediate level), and the Zila Parisha  ......

What are the objectives of Panchayati Raj?

By Akshay Kulkarni on 24 Aug 22 | Filed under: Politics
Panchayati Raj is a system of local self-government in India. It has three tiers at the village, taluk/Mandal, and district levels. The panchayat is the village-level institution while the taluka/Mandal and district are intermediate and upper-tier respectively.The main objectives of Panchayati Raj a  ......

What are the functions of Panchayati Raj?

By Akshay Kulkarni on 24 Aug 22 | Filed under: Politics
Panchayati Raj, or the village council, is a form of local self-government in India. It is a three-tier system, with the village panchayat at the bottom, the taluka panchayat at the intermediate level, and the Zila Parishad at the top.The village panchayat is the primary unit of Panchayati raj and i  ......

What are the three tiers of Panchayati Raj?

By Akshay Kulkarni on 24 Aug 22 | Filed under: Politics
The Panchayati Raj system is a three-tier system of local government in India. The first tier is the Gram Panchayat, which is the local village council. The second tier is the intermediate Panchayat Samiti, which is a regional body. The third and final tier is the Zila Parishad, which is the distric  ......

What are Panchayati Raj Institutions?

By Akshay Kulkarni on 24 Aug 22 | Filed under: Politics
Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) are village, district, and block level self-government bodies in India. They were first established in 1992 by the 73rd Amendment to the Indian Constitution.Panchayati Raj Institutions are responsible for various tasks including water and sanitation, health, educat  ......

How do Panchayati Raj works?

By Akshay Kulkarni on 24 Aug 22 | Filed under: Politics
The Panchayati Raj system is a three-tier system of governance in India. The system was first introduced by the Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992. The Panchayati Raj system is composed of the Gram Panchayat (village level), the Mandal Parishad (block level), and the Zila Parishad (district lev  ......

Why Panchayati Raj system is important in India?

By Akshay Kulkarni on 24 Aug 22 | Filed under: Politics
The Panchayati Raj system is a key part of India’s democratic setup. It ensures that decisions are taken at the grassroots level and that everyone has a say in how their village or town is run. This system of local self-government is important for several reasons.Firstly, it ensures that people ha  ......

Charter Act of 1853

By Omkar Shekhavat on 10 Jul 22 | Filed under: Indian Constitution Politics
» This was the last of the Charter Acts and it made important changes in the system of Indian legislation.» This Act followed a report of the then Governor General Dalhousie for improving the administration of the company.» A separate Governor for Bengal was to be appointed.» Legislative and adm  ......

Charter Act of 1833

By Omkar Shekhavat on 10 Jul 22 | Filed under: Indian Constitution Politics
» The Governor General and his Council were given vast powers. This Council could legislate for the whole of India subject to the approval of the Board of Controllers.» The Council got full powers regarding revenue, and a single budget for the country was prepared by the Governor General.» The Ea  ......

Charter Act of 1813

By Omkar Shekhavat on 10 Jul 22 | Filed under: Indian Constitution Politics
» Trade monopoly of the East India Company came to an end.» Powers of the three Councils of Madras, Bombay and Calcutta were enlarged, they were also subjected to greater control of the British Parliament.» The Christian Missionaries were allowed to spread their religion in India.» Local autonom

Charter Act of 1793

By Omkar Shekhavat on 10 Jul 22 | Filed under: Indian Constitution Politics
» Main provisions of the previous Acts were consolidated in this Act.» Provided for the payment of salaries of the members of the Board of Controllers from Indian revenue.» Courts were given the power to interpret rules and regulations.

Pitts India Act of 1784

By Omkar Shekhavat on 10 Jul 22 | Filed under: Indian Constitution Politics
» It was enacted to improve upon the provisions of Regulating Act of 1773 to bring about better discipline in the Company's system of administration.» A 6-member Board of Controllers was set up which was headed by a minister of the British Government. All political responsibilities were given to t  ......

Regulating Act of 1773

By Omkar Shekhavat on 10 Jul 22 | Filed under: Indian Constitution Politics
» This Act was based on the report of a committee headed by the British Prime Minister Lord North.» Governance of the East India Company was put under British parliamentary control.» The Governor of Bengal was nominated as Governor General for all the three Presidencies of Calcutta, Bombay and Ma  ......

What is Indian Constitution?

By Omkar Shekhavat on 10 Jul 22 | Filed under: Indian Constitution Politics
Constitution is the foundational law of a country which ordains the fundamental principles on which the government (or the governance) of that country is based. It lays down the framework and principal functions of various organs of the government as well as the modalities of interaction between the  ......

The Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005

By Deepak Sahoo on 15 Aug 21 | Filed under: Politics
The Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005 was enacted to remove gender discriminatory provisions in the Hindu Succession Act, 1956. Under the amendment, the daughter of a coparcener shall by birth become a coparcener in her own right in the same manner as the son. This amendment also repeats sectio  ......

Gram Nyayalayas: Village Courts in India

By Chandan Das on 19 Jul 21 | Filed under: Politics
Gram Nyayalayas are village courts for speedy and easy access to the justice system in the rural areas of India.
The establishment of Gram Nyayalayas in India can be traced to the Gram Nyayalayas Act, 2008 passed by the Parliament of India.
Even though the target was to set up 5000 village courts   ......

Legislative council and its important

By Shyam Dubey on 11 Jul 21 | Filed under: Politics
India has a bicameral system i.e., two Houses of Parliament. At the state level, the equivalent of the Lok Sabha is the Vidhan Sabha or Legislative Assembly; that of the Rajya Sabha is the Vidhan Parishad or Legislative Council.

 

Why do we need a second house?

1. To act as a check on hasty  ......