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Ishan answered 1 year(s) , 9 month(s) ago

key features of indian constitution

The Constitution of India is the supreme law of India. It is a living document, an instrument which makes the government system work. It lays down the framework defining fundamental political principl

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Asked by Aryan

Jan 2

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

What is Universal Adult Franchise?

universal adult franchise is the right to vote by all the citizens of the country who are 18 years old or above

Asked by Trisha

Nov 25

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

Why do we need elections?

Election is a mechanism by which people choose their representatives at regular intervals and change them if they wish to do so. In an election the voters make many choices. They can choose the one who will...

Asked by Ritik

Feb 28

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 6 month(s) ago

Key Features of Federalism

Answer.

  There are two or more levels  of government.

1.  Different tiers of government govern the same citizens, but each tier has its own jurisdiction in specific matters of legislation,

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Asked by Arun

Aug 19

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

What is the difference between horizontal and vertical power sharing?

The horizontal power sharing

Power is shared among different organs of government such as the legislature, executive and judiciary.

Organs of the government are placed at the same level to ex

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Asked by Ramesh

Apr 18

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Anshu answered 9 month(s) , 17 day(s) ago

Overlapping and Cross-Cutting - Social Differences

Over lapping social difference

If social differences overlap each other it may lead to social division and if one social difference is given preference then people would begin to t...

Asked by Prachi

Sep 10

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Agam answered 1 year(s) , 4 month(s) ago

Prudential And Moral Reasons

prudential reasons

  • strss on better outcomes
  • ensures political stability
eg: reserved constituencies for st,sc and obc's

moral reasons
  • considers pow
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Asked by Prachi

Jul 6

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

What do you mean by power sharing ?

1. Power sharing in simple words is sharing of responsibility & powers among diffent organ of govenment.
2. Power sharing is a strategy for resolving disputes o
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Asked by Siddharudh

Jun 28

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 6 month(s) ago

Ethnic Composition of Belgium

The ethnic composition of Belgium is very complex because in that country Dutch speaking people are in majority ( 59 %), while French and German speaking are respectively 40% and 1%.
The French live in...

Asked by Sakshi

Oct 2

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Deepak commented 9 month(s) , 16 day(s) ago

Why do we need a Parliament?

We need a parliament for making new laws in the country and changing and abolishing existing laws.

We need a Parliament controls the executive organ of the government.

Public money can be spe

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Asked by Kshama

May 13

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 6 month(s) ago

WHAT IS DIFFERENCE BETWEEN POLITICAL PARTY AND PRESSURE GROUP?

Pressure groups
1. Pressure groups have specific interest and work for the collective interests of its membership only.
2. Membership of pressure groups is limited.
3. Pre...

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Agam answered 1 year(s) , 4 month(s) ago

merits and demerites of democracy

Advantages of Democracy

Democracy is considered to be the best form of government these days. Most of the countries in the world have adopted it. The following arguments have been gi

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Asked by Tanvi

Aug 5

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Aruna kumari answered 3 year(s) , 10 month(s) ago

What do you mean by free and fair elections

Free and fair elections refers to those elections which are not based on any political torture.It happen in a democratic and social way in which everybody have the right to choose their representatives accordin...

Asked by Perminder

Jan 4

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN POLITICAL EXECUTIVE AND NON POLITICAL EXECUTIVE?

Political executive -

One that is elected by the people for a specific period,is called the political executive.
They makes law and policies.
They are elected by the people and can be cha...

Asked by Sachi

Dec 1

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

Q. How does the Parliament exercise to control over the executive?

Answer.

The Parliament keeps a day-to-day watch over the activities of the Executive. As ours is a parliamentary system of Government, the Executive is responsible to the Parliament for all acts of omission

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Asked by Eshita

Aug 28

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

Write short note on Bolivia water war?

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The government of Bolivia, under pressure from the World Bank, decided to privatize water supply in the country’s third largest city, Cochabamba.
People were dissatisfied...

Asked by Gaurav

Mar 13

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 6 month(s) ago

Explain the major forms of power sharing?

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In modern democracies, power sharing can take the following forms:
1. Organs of Government: In democracy, power shared among Legislature, Executive and Juduciary.This

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Asked by Sabu

Jun 7

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Aruna kumari answered 4 year(s) , 5 month(s) ago

1. Give the argument against democracy?

1. Change of leaders lead to instability.
2. Only political  competition, no scope for morality.
3. Consulting more people leads to delays.
4. Ordinary people don't know that what is goo...

Asked by Sasha

Jun 24

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Badigare answered 1 year(s) , 10 month(s) ago

why is it important to separate religion from the state ?

the most important aspect of secularism is its separation of religion from State power. This is important for a country to function democratically. Almost all countries of the world will have more than one reli...

Asked by Vanshita

Sep 5

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Syeda answered 1 year(s) , 6 month(s) ago

What is FEDECOR??

FEDECOR -  is an organisation of human right activists, labour, community people..
It was an organization formed in Bolivia which wanted the government to end the privatization of water resources in the...

Asked by Kiran

Mar 6

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