Why were 30 Crore Voters Missing in the 2019 Elections?
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Why were 30 Crore Voters Missing in the 2019 Elections?

India has many voters, approximately 94 crores this year, but many didn't vote in the last Lok Sabha Election of 2019. This made the Election Commission of India (ECI) work harder to get them to vote. ECI wants to increase the voter turnout to 75% this year. They noticed that many urban people, young voters, and migrants didn't vote last time, about 30 crore of them. 

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Model Code of Conduct - All You Need To Know
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Model Code of Conduct - All You Need To Know

India runs the world's biggest election with more than 97 crore voters. And just before elections, photos/videos of political candidates distributing cash, liquor, or even saari to influence voters can be seen on the internet. Such incidents challenge the fairness and credibility of democratic elections.

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Top Government Exams in India: Part II
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Top Government Exams in India: Part II

Continuing the series of Top "Sarkari Nukari" in India, we highlighted the UPSC, Banking and Railway examinations in a previous blog (Top Government Exams in India: Part I). Now, in Part II, we shift our focus to exams for Defence & Armed Forces, SSC, and other crucial government sectors. So, let's crack open these exams one by one!

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What did the Panel Recommend on One Nation, One Election?
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What did the Panel Recommend on One Nation, One Election?

India is always in Election Mode. Last year, elections took place in 6 states, and this year, 6 more states are having elections along with the Lok Sabha Election!

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Top Indian Government Exams after Graduation: Part 1
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Top Indian Government Exams after Graduation: Part 1

We've all probably heard our parents saying, "Beta ek baar Sarkari Naukari mil jaye, fir maze hi maze". (Once you secure a government job, life will be much more enjoyable).  

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Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019 Implemented in India
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Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019 Implemented in India

Over the last six years, India has given citizenship to about more than 3000 people from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh. You might wonder, if the government is already allowing immigrants to become Indian citizens, why is there a need for the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019 to be implemented? 

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Supreme Court Ends Immunity For Lawmakers Taking Bribes-to-Vote
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Supreme Court Ends Immunity For Lawmakers Taking Bribes-to-Vote

Unfortunately, India has the highest bribery rate in Asia & according to a survey, 18% of people are offered bribes in exchange for votes. While bribery in the territory of India is illegal, once upon a time, when an MP was caught for taking bribes, the Supreme Court said that Lawmakers cannot be charged since they enjoy Parliamentary Privileges.

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Top 5 Opportunities & Events for Law Student/Grad in March 2024
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Top 5 Opportunities & Events for Law Student/Grad in March 2024

As law students are in their mid-academic semester, March is the perfect time to look for internships and activities. By now, students are comfortable with their studies, and many law firms/organisations begin hiring interns in March for the summer.

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Why is The Places of Worship Act 1991 the Most Controversial Law in India?
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Why is The Places of Worship Act 1991 the Most Controversial Law in India?

From 1192 onwards, India saw a lot of changes, with the Mughals and then the British flexing their rule over the subcontinent. But along with their reign came a dark side – the destruction of countless temples, gurdwaras, and other holy sites. 

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Judgement on Electoral Bonds Scheme 2024
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Judgement on Electoral Bonds Scheme 2024

Ever wondered who funds those fancy election campaigns with big posters and endless ads? What if I told you that a system in place allows large, anonymous donations to flow into political funds with minimal transparency? Enter the Electoral Bonds Scheme – a mechanism that has been used to make donations to political parties in India.

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Supreme Court’s Top 10 Judgements of 2023
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Supreme Court’s Top 10 Judgements of 2023

2023 was quite a year for the Supreme Court of India - it disposed of more than 52,000 cases, a little less than 2022 but still very productive. The Apex Court also managed to give more than 1000 judgments, out of which 18 had Constitutional Benches, meaning verdicts that involved a substantial question of law as to the Interpretation of the Constitution; for example, Demonetisation, Same-Sex Marriage, etc.

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Uttarakhand's Uniform Civil Code: Highlights

Uttarakhand becomes the first state to clear the Uniform Civil Code Bill post-independence. The UCC will bring together personal laws related to marriage, divorce, inheritance, and other familial matters across all religious communities. In this blog, you will further get to know highlights of UCC and issues of adopting the UCC in Uttarakhand.

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Doctrine of Frustration: Competitive Exam Questions with Concepts Explained!
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Doctrine of Frustration: Competitive Exam Questions with Concepts Explained!

Hey, learners! Guess what? We've got a super interesting article for you this time. We're diving specifically into the Contract Act, checking out something called the 'Doctrine of Frustration'. But here's the fun part – we're not going into the super complicated sections of the Indian Contract Act. Instead, we're going to tackle it by answering questions from the CLAT PG 2024.

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NJAC Case Explained: Special Emphasis on Justice Chelameswar
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NJAC Case Explained: Special Emphasis on Justice Chelameswar's Dissent

The Supreme Court AOR Association & Anr. v. UOI decision, often known as the NJAC ruling, has sparked discussion among all the democratic institutions. This decision concerns both the independence of the Indian Judiciary as well as the nomination of judges by other judges. The 99th Amendment was deemed illegal, and the "National Judicial Appointments Committee" (NJAC) rendered unconstitutional & void by a constitutional bench comprising of 5 judges of the Supreme Court with a 4:1 ratio.

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Understanding the Constitutional Bench Judgments of 2023
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Understanding the Constitutional Bench Judgments of 2023

2023 saw many Constitutional Bench judgments, with more hits than misses! But the point remains: how good were the good judgments, and what impact would the bad ones leave?

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Internship Opportunity at NUSRL Ranchi: Limited Vacancies!
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Internship Opportunity at NUSRL Ranchi: Limited Vacancies!

As we approach the end of the year, it's a great time to explore new job opportunities. If you're looking for a chance to make a meaningful impact, consider applying for the role of Program Coordinator at the Department of Personnel and Training in the Capacity Building Commission. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to organisational development and grow your career. The application deadline is 15 December, so don't wait too long to submit your application.

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Job Opening at Capacity Building Commission, New Delhi: Apply Now!
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Job Opening at Capacity Building Commission, New Delhi: Apply Now!

As we enter the year's final month, plenty of job opportunities are available for professionals, scholars, and newcomers alike. With so many options, deciding which one to pursue can be overwhelming. However, one opportunity stands out from the rest- the role of Program Coordinator at the Department of Personnel and Training in the Capacity Building Commission. This position offers a unique chance to contribute to organisational development and make a meaningful impact. 

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Kurukshetra University Organizes 1st National Moot Court Competition: Register Now!
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Kurukshetra University Organizes 1st National Moot Court Competition: Register Now!

Attention Readers!📢 The Faculty of Law, Kurukshetra University, is organising the 1st National Moot Court Competition 2024 from 29 February to 2 March 2024. 

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