The President is not a mere Rubber Stamp

The President is not a mere Rubber Stamp For Prelims Article 53: “the executive power of the Union shall be vested in the President and shall be exercised by him either directly or through officers subordinate to him in accordance with this Constitution.” Election of […]

Language Policy in India

Language Policy in India Context: • The Governor of Tamil Nadu has recently asserted that the Central government did not impose Hindi or any other language on Tamil Nadu at the 37th convocation of Bharathiar University.   What are the Constitutional Provisions regarding language?   […]

Minority Status to Communities

Minority Status to Communities Context: A public interest litigation (PIL) under the consideration of the Supreme Court of India challenges the power of the Centre to notify minority communities at a national level.   About: The PIL explicitly challenges the constitutionality of Section 2(f) of […]

Anti-defection law

Anti-defection law Context: • Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu recently stated that there was a need to amend the anti-defection legislation in the country to plug existing loopholes.   About: • Individual Members of Parliament (MPs)/MLAs who desert from one party to another are subject to […]

Grammar Of Anarchy

Grammar Of Anarchy   Context: • On account of Dr. B.R Ambedkar Jayanthi, it is very important to recall one of the most significant speeches of Dr Ambedkar in the constituent Assembly, one such is the “ Grammar of Anarchy” speech given by him. Background: […]