DMPQ: 44th Amendment Act 1978, not just reversed the distorted provisions of 42nd Constitutional Amendment Act 1976, but also inserted some safeguards for preventing the gross misuse of power. In the light of above statement, outline the important changes brought through 44th Amendment act.

The 44th amendment to the Indian Constitution was passed after the revocation of internal emergency in 1977. It annulled many anti-democratic provisions of the 42nd amendment enacted during the emergency. It also tried to ensure that in future, an emergency Read More …

DMPQ: Although India is one of the fastest growing economy the global environment is not conducive enough. Explain the interdependence of global economy with Indian economy.

Due to globalization, the economies of world are more inter-connected than ever. With increased growth of economic activities around the world, it has impacted India’s GDP in several ways.   How global economic environment affects GDP of India: Global crisis Read More …

DMPQ: In India governor’s role is not beyond criticism. There is an allegation of Governors post being politicised and not more than decorated post. What changes you can suggest to change this perception?

Article 153 of Indian constitution establishes the office of governor in every state of Indian union. All executive decisions of the state are under the name of governor (Article 154). Governor will hold the office till he/she enjoys the pleasure Read More …

DMPQ: The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) is the institution through which the accountability of the government to Parliament and through Parliament to the people is ensured. Discuss. ( Polity)

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India is an authority, established by the Constitution of India under article 148, who audits all receipts and expenditure of the Government of India. The constitution makes the CAG the guardian of the Read More …

DMPQ: A healthy infrastructure is  must for a sustained economic growth. Bharatmala project was one of the step towards healthy infrastructure. What is Bharatmala project? What are the challenges in its implementation? ( Govt. Schemes)

Bharatmala is an ambitious project to improve the road infrastructure in the country. It is an umbrella project under the Ministry of road transport and highways. It will subsume the unfinished project under National Highway development programme.   Under the Read More …

DMPQ: The executive power of the Union shall be vested in the President and shall be exercised by him either directly or through officers subordinate to him in accordance with this Constitution. But President also enjoys legislative powers. Delineate the legislative powers of the President.( Polity)

The above statement is stated in article 53 of the constitution. President is the executive head of the state. He also enjoys some legislative power as he is the part of  Parliament. The following legislative powers are enjoyed by president: Read More …

DMPQ: The peasantry of his dominions are protected, and their labor encouraged and rewarded” John shore stated about the Mysore kingdom. In this context discuss the reforms initiated by Tipu sultan which were way ahead of the time. ( Modern history)

Tipu Sultan’s desire to change with the times was symbolized in the Introduction of a new calendar, a new system of coinage, and new scales of weights and measures. Tipu Sultan planted a ‘Tree of Liberty’ at Seringapatam and he Read More …

DMPQ: Unutilised employment potential in the phase of demographic transition will only lead to demographic catastrophe. Explain the cause of Unemployment in India. Steps taken by India to tackle unemployment.

India’s growth period has not been able to create job opportunities and hence sometimes it is termed as jobless growth.  According to a report of CII, 12 million are entering into work force annually. This figure reaches to 18-19 million Read More …

DMPQ: Government policies and schemes for the welfare of tribals have not borne the desired result. List down the causes of the ineffectiveness of the schemes and policies . Give some suggestions to improve their condition.

Tribal areas are defined as an island of extreme poverty. About 85% of the tribal people are living below poverty line and 48% are still illiterate. The causes are as follows: Inadequate implementation of Constitutional safeguards. Denial of participation to Read More …