Bifurcation Of Powers Between Centre And State

 Bifurcation of powers between centre and state (state list, union list and concurrent list) The main characteristic of a federal constitution is the distribution of powers between the union and the states. The Indian constitution provides for a new kind of federalism to meet India’s peculiar needs. In the matter of distribution of … Read more

DMPQ- What are the discretionary powers of a governor of state?

The Governor of state has more discretionary powers than the President of India. He is not bound to act on the advise of the council of Ministers in certain circumstances, even he need not seek its advise. The constitution does not specify these matters but the matters in which he can act without the advise of … Read more

DMPQ: What are lok adalats? Write down the Powers of lok adalats? What are the advantages of lok adalats? (POLITY)

It is one of the components of ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) systems.  This concept of the settlement of disputes through mediation, negotiation or arbitration is conceptualized and institutionalized in the philosophy of Lok Adalat. It involves people who are directly or indirectly affected by dispute resolution. This system is based on Gandhian principles.   Powers … Read more

Distribution of powers between the Union and States (Union list, State list and Concurrent list) – Issues and challenges.

The Indian constitution provides for a federal framework with powers (legislative ,executive and financial) divided between the center and the states. However, there is no division of judicial power as the constitution has established an integrated judicial system to enforce both the central laws as well as state law. The Indian federation is not the … Read more