DMPQ- Liberty as conceived by the preamble or the fundamental rights is not completely absolute but qualified. Comment

The balance between individual liberty and larger social interests has been achieved in the Constitution by putting ‘reasonable restrictions’ on the exercise of this right for certain purposes viz.: `              • In case of freedom of speech and expression, State can impose reasonable restrictions on the grounds of sovereignty and integrity of India, security of … Read more

DMPQ- Why Police reforms is the need of the hour?

Police reforms is the need of the hour due to various reasons: Low expenditure: While state police forces are responsible for maintaining law and order and investigating crimes, central forces assist them with intelligence and internal security challenges (e.g., insurgencies). Expenditure on police accounts for about 3% of the central and state government budgets. High … Read more

DMPQ- Discuss in brief the recommendation of Punchhi commission.

The union government constituted a commission under the leadership of Justice Madan Mohan Punchchi, the former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in 2007. Th e commission also had three more members and a Secretary and presented its report in 2010. It recommended that the governors of the states must have fixed tenure and they … Read more

DMPQ- What are the discretionary power of the governor?

The Governor of state, unlike the President of India, is conferred with power to act at his own discretion. There are two categories of discretion for the governor. One is Constitutional Discretion and the other is Situational Discretion. Constitutional Discretion of Governor The Governors of states can act at their constitutional discretion in the following … Read more

DMPQ- Write a short note on ASHA worker.

ACCREDITED SOCIAL HEALTH ACTIVIST (ASHA)  One of the key components of the National Rural Health Mission is to provide every village in the country with a trained female community health activist ASHA or Accredited Social Health Activist.  ASHAs are not trained to provide comprehensive reproductive (delivery of baby), maternal and new-born care. They have several … Read more

DMPQ- What do you mean by “ Inclusive governance”? What are the components of Inclusive governance?

Inclusive Governance covers social and economic inclusion with good governance Parts of Inclusive Governance Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) have played an irreplaceable role in fuelling the growth of the Indian economy and have made a noteworthy contribution towards supporting the government’s agenda of extending financial inclusion District Planning Committee to consolidate the plans prepared by … Read more

DMPQ- How members of rajya sabha are elected?

Article 80 of the Constitution have provisions for members of the Rajya Sabha. Currently, it has 245 members, including 233 elected members and 12 nominated. As per the constitutional limit, the Upper House strength cannot exceed 250. The number of Rajya Sabha members a state can send depends on its population. Hence, the number of … Read more

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