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CITIZENSHIPTHE CITIZENSHIP AMENDMENT ACT, 2019NATIONAL REGISTER OF CITIZENS (NRC)NATIONAL POPULATION REGISTER (NPR)1. Union Home Minister, Amit Shah stated that The Union Government is ready with the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 rules and is likely to implement them much before the Lok Sabha elections this year. Once the rules are issued, the CAA 2019 can be implemented and those eligible can be granted Indian Citizenship.Opposition leaders charged that BJP-led center wants to notify CAA rules just before the Lok Sabha election to use this as a political weapon to gain in the elections through sharpening communal polarization.Let us understand the meaning…

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Current AffairsPeace accord with ULFAThe Union Government, The Assam Government and a key faction of Assam’s oldest insurgent group, ULFA (United Liberation Front of Assam) signed a tripartite peace agreement on 29th December 2023, to shut violence, disband the organisation and join the democratic process.Union Home Minister Amit Shah described the pact as a watershed that will end decades of violence in northeastern state and will start a new era of prosperity. It is a new era of peace for Assam and the entire North-East region.With this agreement, the ULFA will give up Arms, vacate their camps and join the…

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The Indian Parliament recently concluded one of its most contentious sessions in years, marked by significant legislative changes and notable incidents. The session witnessed the passage of three bills that aim to overhaul long-standing British-era criminal codes. However, the session was marked by significant opposition protests and the unprecedented suspension of 146 Opposition members. This led to critical bills being debated and passed with minimal Opposition presence, deepening the divide between the government and the Opposition. The Opposition INDIA collective, boycotting the proceedings, later decided to challenge the three key legislations in the Supreme Court.All these three bills have been…

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Supreme Court Verdict on Petitions Challenging Scrapping of Article 370The Union Government on 5th August, 2019 revoked the special status granted to the state of Jammu & Kashmir under Article 370 of the Indian Constitution through a presidential order and made the entire constitution of India applicable to the state.The Jammu and Kashmir was divided into 2 union territories, i.e. Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh, with effect from 31st October, 2019 by the Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019.This decision of Union Government was challenged in the Supreme Court. The apex court accepted the…

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In a landmark 4-3 majority ruling, the Colorado Supreme Court has barred former President Donald Trump to contest the next Presidential Election and also from appearing on the primary ballot for the state’s Republican primary on March 5, 2024. The decision is rooted in Trump’s alleged role in the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol (US Parliament building) by his supporters. This ruling, likely to be contested in the U.S. Supreme Court, marks the first instance of a presidential candidate being deemed ineligible for the White House under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.Section…

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Attorney General of India is a Constitutional Post under Article – 76 of the constitution. He is First Lawyer of India, Indian government’s Chief Legal Advisor and Primary Lawyer of Government of India in Supreme Court. Attorney General is necessary for giving advice to Government of India on legal issues. He also performs the legal duties assigned to him by the President. He appears in Supreme Court on behalf of Government of India. He has the RIGHT TO AUDIENCE in all Courts of India (i.e., he can attend proceedings of any court in India and Judge/ Judges will take care…

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Advocate General is a Constitutional Post under Article – 165. He is First Lawyer of the state, state govt’s Chief Legal Advisor and Lawyer of state govt in Supreme Court / High Courts. Advocate General is necessary for giving advice to State Govt on legal issues. He also performs the legal duties assigned to him by the state Governor. He appears in Supreme Court / High Courts on behalf of state Government. He has the RIGHT TO AUDIENCE in all Courts situated within state (i.e., he can attend proceedings of any court situated in the state and Judge(s) will take…

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CAG is also known as Guardian of Public Purse in India CAG is aconstitutional Post under Art 148 to 151.CAG is supreme Audit Institution of India. The mission of CAG is to promote accountability, transparency and good governance through high quality auditing and accounting and provide independent assurance to Legislature, Executive and the Public that public funds are being used efficiently and for the intended purpose. CAG strive for best practices in public sector auditing & accounting and recognised for independent, credible, balanced and timely reporting on public finance & governance.CAG audit all receipts & expenditures of Govt of India,…

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Solicitor General of India is subordinate to the Attorney General of India. Solicitor General of India is not a Constitutional Post (as it is not mentioned in our Constitution). It is a STATUTORY Post established by an act of Parliament. Solicitor General is Secondary Lawyer of government of India in Supreme Court. He is also known as second Lawyer of India. Like Attorney General, Solicitor General too advices Government of India on Legal issues & appears in Supreme Court on behalf of Government of India. He is appointed by Appointments Committee of Cabinet.TENURE:Tenure is 3 years but NOT fixed. It…

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The concept of a Uniform Civil Code aims to provide a common set of laws for all citizens of India, irrespective of their religious beliefs with regards to personal matters such as marriage, divorce, inheritance of property, adoption, partition of property, maintenance, custody of children etc. It seeks to promote equality, justice, and unity among all individuals, fostering a harmonious and inclusive society.In India we have common criminal law for all citizens of India irrespective of their religious beliefs but different civil laws on matters relating to marriage, divorce, inheritance of property, adoption, partition of property, maintenance, custody of children…

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