Mitras IAS

Quasi Judicial Bodies and Regulations

Quasi – Judicial Bodies in India A Quasi judicial body can be formed on a matter pending in court,by order of the court if the court deems it necessary, the court solely reserves the right to appoint the members of such a body,and the Quasi judicial body thus formed will be like an arbitrator or…

REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE ACT

THE REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE ACT, 1951 The Representation of People Act, 1951 is an act of Parliament of India to provide for the conduct of elections of the Houses of Parliament and to the House or Houses of the Legislature of each State, the qualifications and disqualifications for membership of those Houses, the corrupt…

Pressure Groups

Pressure Group A pressure group can be described as an organised group that does not put up candidates for election, but seeks to influence government policy or legislation. They can also be described as ‘interest groups’, ‘lobby groups’ or ‘protest groups’. Some people avoid using the term ‘pressure group’ as it can inadvertently be interpreted…

COMPARISON OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION

COMPARISON OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION Constitution A standard operational definition of written constitutions is the one developed by the principal investigators of the Comparative Constitutions Project (CCP), which involves a set of three conditions to assess a law’s status as a “Constitution”:  The document is identified explicitly as the Constitution, Fundamental Law, or Basic Law of a country…

SEPARATION OF POWERS

SEPARATION OF POWERS BETWEEN VARIOUS ORGANS and DISPUTE REDRESSAL MECHANISMS AND INSTITUTIONS AND INSTITUTIONS The three organs of the government which we know as the executive, the judiciary and legislature represent the people and their will in our country and are responsible for the smooth running of a democratic government in our society.  The legislature…

Distribution of key natural resources across the world

Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian sub-continent Natural Resources Ever since the earth was inhabited, humans and other life forms have depended on things that exist freely in nature to survive. These things include water (seas and fresh water), land, soils, rocks, forests (vegetation), animals (including fish),…

Physical Geography

Salient features of world’s physical geography The Earth is the largest and most massive of the rocky inner planets, although it is dwarfed by the gas giants beyond the Asteroid Belt. Earth’s interior is a complex structure of superheated rocks. Most geologists recognize three major layers: the dense core, the bulky mantle, and the brittle crust. No one has ever ventured below…

Social empowerment, communalism & regionalism

Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism The term empowerment means many things to many people. Concepts of choice, freedom, agency, capacity, participation, autonomy, and increased resources, however, are common to virtually all definitions. Consensus can therefore be found around the idea of empowerment as a means of improving quality of life and expanding the basis…

Effects of Globalization on Indian Society

Effects of Globalization on Indian Society Globalization Globalisation refers to the integration of markets in the global economy, leading to the increased interconnectedness of national economies.  Markets where globalisation is particularly common include financial markets, such as capital markets, money and credit markets, and insurance markets, commodity markets, including markets for oil, coffee, tin, and…

Role of Women

Role of Women and Women’s Organizations Introduction Traditionally, an Indian woman had four fold status-role sequences. These were her role as a daughter, wife, housewife (homemaker), and mother. Today Indian women work in demanding settings with long work hours, tight deadlines and professional pressures in competitive environments. The natural tendency for anyone dealing with a…