17 Lok Sabha elections in India – 1951 to 2019

Summary of the 17 Lok Sabha elections in a tabular format: Lok Sabha Year Winner Seats Won Second Party Seats Won Vote Share (Winner) Vote Share (Second) 1st 1951-52 INC (Nehru) 364 CPI 16 44.99% 3.29% 2nd 1957 INC (Nehru) 371 CPI 27 47.78% 8.92% 3rd 1962 INC (Nehru) 361 CPI 29 44.72% 9.94% 4th … Read more

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Salwa Judum (Gondi) – Purification Hunt

Salwa Judum was a controversial tribal militia movement that emerged in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh in the mid-2000s. It was formed as a response to the growing threat posed by Maoist insurgents, commonly referred to as Naxalites or Naxals, who were active in the region. The movement aimed to counter the influence of Naxalite … Read more

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About Sikkim

Sikkim, a fascinating state in India. 1. Geography: Sikkim is nestled in the Eastern Himalayas, sharing borders with China to the north, Bhutan to the east, Nepal to the west, and West Bengal to the south. It’s India’s second-smallest state and home to some spectacular landscapes, including glaciers, alpine meadows, and thousands of varieties of … Read more

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Indian Constitution – Versions and Translations

Introduction: The Constitution of India is the supreme law of the land, guiding the country’s governance and safeguarding the rights and liberties of its citizens. Explore various versions, amendments, and translations of this vital document through the links provided below. Special Editions: News about Braille edition Related Resources: Conclusion: Understanding the Indian Constitution is essential … Read more

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Question bank with model answers

Salient features of Indian Federalism Indian federalism is a fascinating subject to delve into. It represents a unique combination of unitary and federal characteristics. Let’s look into some of the most prominent features: Dual Polity: The Constitution divides powers between the central and state governments into three lists: Union, State, and Concurrent. This division helps … Read more

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Deliberative democracy – Public hearing

Making our voices matter Jan Suwai UP Government site about Jansunwai An example in MP NGOs to launch stir for quality education None | ByHT Correspondent, Bhopal Dec 23, 2006 01:49 AM IST VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS will launch people?s agitation to ensure quality education for all children by forcing the government to act on the matter. The … Read more

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Realism and Liberalism – approaches to study international relations

Realism and liberalism are two contrasting approaches to studying international relations, each offering different perspectives on how the world operates and how nations interact with one another. Both realism and liberalism offer valuable insights into international relations, and scholars often use elements from both approaches to understand complex global dynamics. They provide contrasting lenses through … Read more

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