A Critical Study Of The Position Of The Chief Election Commissioner In The Light Of Cases Such As Ss Dhanoa V. Union Of India And Tn Seshan Case

INTRODUCTION Perhaps the framers of the Constitution did not outline the procedure for conducting business in a multi-member Election Commission, since they did not feel the need to do so, considering high constitutional functionaries were to man the Commission. However, the actual functioning of multi-member Election Commissions have proved otherwise. Thus, there was the need…

Current Affairs, 25 September 2018

Current Affairs, 25 September 2018 Paper 2: Topic: Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.   Decriminalisation of politics What to study? For Prelims: Salient features of RPA. For Mains: Criminalisation of politics- concerns, challenges and solutions.   Context: The Supreme Court has asked the Parliament to make a law to prevent persons with serious…

Current Affairs, 24 September 2018

Current Affairs, 24 September 2018 Paper 1: Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.   Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: About the Sabha, its objectives, significance.   Context: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind,…

Current Affairs, 22 September 2018

Current Affairs, 22 September 2018 Paper 1: Topic: population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Multidimensional Poverty Index 2018   What to study? For Prelims: MPI- key facts, India’s performance. For Mains: Key findings of the report, multidimensional poverty- global and country level challenges, concerns and ways…

Current Affairs, 21 September 2018

Current Affairs, 21 September 2018 Paper 1: Topic: Issues related to women.   Portals to strengthen Women Safety launched   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of portals launched. For Mains: Issues and challenges involved in women safety.   Context: The government has launched two portals to strengthen Women Safety: Cyber Crime Prevention against Women…

Current Affairs, 20 September 2018

Current Affairs, 20 September 2018 Paper 1: Topic: Issues related to women.   Triple talaq Ordinance   What to Study? For Prelims: Highlights of the ordinance and the proposed Bill. For Mains: Significance and the need for a legislation on this.   Context: The Union Cabinet has approved an ordinance making instant triple talaq or talaq-e-biddat a…

Current Affairs, 19 September 2018

Current Affairs, 19 September 2018 Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Defence Acquisition Council (DAC)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: DAC- composition and functions, significance.   Context: DAC has approved Procurement of Equipment Worth Rs 9,100 Crores.   DAC has approved procurement of- Akash Missile systems and IUWBA: Akash…