07.06.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL   WB governor K N Tripathi to hold additional charge of Tripura   West Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi was today given the additional charge of Tripura, according to a statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan.   The President of India is pleased to appoint Keshari Nath Tripathi to discharge the functions of the governor of Tripura, in … Read more

25.01.18 West Bengal(WBPSC) Current Affairs

WEST BENGAL Bengal opposes Centre plan for backward districts   An integrated development plan for the 115 Most Backward Districts (MBD) in the country, of which five are from West Bengal, has hit a roadblock in the state. The Mamata Banerjee government doesn’t agree with PM Narendra Modi’s plan because the Centre proposes to engage a central government … Read more

25.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Ranthambhore hosts a record 67 tigers in reserve   Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, RTR is all set to become the nursery for tigers in Rajasthan. The RTR as on date hosts the highest number of tigers in the history of the park. According to officials at the park, the total number of tigers in the park today is 67. … Read more

07.09.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Now, a software to check efficiency of govt schemes in Rajasthan.   In a first, the Rajasthan government has developed a software to check what people think of its departments and major schemes. The ‘public sentiment’ software has been developed recently by the department of information technology and communication (DoITC).   The ‘public sentiment’ software … Read more

01.09.2017 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   IT unearths benami property, accounts worth Rs 1,200 crore.   The state director general of income tax(investigation) has unearthed 24 benamiproperties and bank accounts worth over Rs 1,200 crore in the month of August, which is the highest discovered by the department in the state. The benami propertyof Aditya Lodha groupin Jodhpur tops the list of illegal … Read more

Integrity in Administration including measures and mechanism for Prevention of Corruption and Malpractices in India.

  Integrity   Integrity is one of the most important and oft-cited of virtue terms. The concept of integrity has to do with perceived consistency of actions, values, methods, measures, principles, expectations and outcome. When used as a virtue term, “integrity” refers to a quality of a person’s character. Some people see integrity as the … Read more

Local Governance: 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendments.Types of Urban local bodies and Panchayati Raj institutions in India.Sources of Finance in Urban Local Bodies and Panchayati Raj Institutions.

The 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendment Acts, 1992, which gave Constitutional status to panchayati raj institutions (PRIs) and urban local bodies (ULBs) respectively, in both letter and spirit in order to bring about greater decentralisation and increase the involvement of the community in planning and implementing schemes and, thus, increase accountability. The Amendments left important … Read more

Union Parliament and State Legislatures.

Parliament is the central institution through which the will of the people is expressed, laws are passed and government is held to account. It plays a vital role in a democracy, and endeavours to be truly representative, transparent, accessible, accountable and effective in its many functions. The Parliament has two Houses–Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha. … Read more

Salient Features of Indian Constitution

Lengthiest written Constitution: Originally our constitution contained 395 articles divided in 22 parts and 8 schedules. Constitution has been amended 98 times. Currently there are 25 Parts, 12 Schedules, and 448 Articles. These figures show our constitution as the most comprehensive constitution in the world. (British have no written constitution and Constitution of USA had … Read more

Election Commission of India

The Election Commission of India is an autonomous, quasi-judiciary constitutional body of India.It was established on 25 January 1950 under Article 324 of the Constitution of India. Originally the commission had only a Chief Election Commissioner. The commission presently consists of a Chief Election Commissioner and two Election Commissioners, appointed by the president. The President … Read more

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