Representation, All the Way Up

Representation, All the Way Up For Prelims About President Murmu She is the first person belonging to the Scheduled Tribes (ST) community and the second woman to occupy the highest constitutional post of the country. She is also the youngest person to be elected as […]

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 […]

How the Vice President of India is elected?

How the Vice President of India is elected? Context: The Election Commission of India has recently (July 5) issued the notification for the election of the Vice President of India. The term of office of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu comes to an end on […]

Contemporary Discourse on Federalism in India

Contemporary Discourse on Federalism in India Context: The debate on the federal feature of Indian Constitution has been prevalent owing to some of the key issues including delayed disbursal of resources and tax proceeds, arguments in the GST Council, etc Federal Features in Indian Constitution […]

The Anti-Defection Law Context: In light of the events unfolding in Maharashtra, with the Uddhav Thackeray government facing internal dissent from a block of 22 MLAs led by Eknath Shinde, the anti-defection law has again come into the spotlight. What is in the 10th Schedule? […]

Appointment of Judges

Appointment of Judges   Context: • Recently, the Chief Justice of India in conversation with U.S. Supreme Court judge held that Idea that judges appoint judges is wrong and the Executive is one of the key stakeholders.   What is the procedure? • The judges […]

Electoral Bonds

Electoral Bonds   Context: Electoral Bonds worth 1,2103 crore were sold by the State Bank of India in January with most of them being encashed in New Delhi branch.     About Electoral Bonds: These bonds are issued in multiples of Rs. 1,000, Rs. 10,000, Rs. […]