Federalism

Political scientists have classified government into unitary and federal on the basis of the nature of relations between the national government and the regional government. A federal government is one in which powers are divided between the national government and …

Local Government

Rural Local Government:PANCHAYATI RAJThe term Panchayti Raj in India signifies the system of rural local self-government. It has been established in all the states of India by the Acts of the State Legislatures to build democracy at the grass root …

State Government

Our constitution provides for a Federal Government, having separate system of administration for the Union and its units, namely the States. The Constitution contains provisions for the government of both.The Constitution Makers had decided to adopt the same pattern of …

Union Government

THE PRESIDENT•• Article 52: There shall be a President of India. He shall be the head of the state.•• Article 53: Executive powers of the Union shall be vested in the President (and shall be) exercised by him either directly or through …

Constitutional Framework & Citizenship

Important Acts: Regulating Act, 1773 • British government to regulate affairs of East India Company.• Designated Governor of Bengal as Governor General of Bengal. Warren Hastings was the firstGovernor General of Bengal.• Established a Supreme Court at Calcutta (1774). Pitts …