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Indian Polity for the UPSC Civil Services Exams

Authors: Laxmikanth, M
Division: Higher Education
ISBN-13: 978-0-07-058157-9
ISBN-10: 0070581576
©2004 | 1st Edition | 424 pages , Softcover
Status: Out of print
Price: Rs 310

Table of Contents:

SECTION I: CONSITUTTIONAL FRAMEWORK

1. Historical Background

2. Making of the Constitution

3. Salient Features of the Constitution

4. Preamble of the Constitution

5. Union and its Territory

6. Citizenship

7. Fundamental Rights

8. Directive Principles of State Policy

9. Fundamental Duties

10. Amendment of the Constitution

SECTION II: SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT

11. Parliamentary System

12. Federal System

13. Centre - State Relations

14. Inter-State Relations

15. Emergency Provisions

16. Special Status of Jammu and Kashmir

SECTION III: CENTRAL GOVERNMENT

17. President

18. Vice-President

19. Prime Minister

20. Central Council of Ministers

21. Parliament

22. Supreme Court

SECTION IV: STATE GOVERNMENT

23. Governor

24. Chief Minister

25. State Council of Ministers

26. State Legislature

27. High Court

SECTIION V: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

28. Panchayati Raj

29. Urban Local Governments

SECTION VI: UNION TERRITORIES AND SPECIAL AREAS

30. Union Territories

31. Scheduled and Tribal Areas

SECTION VII: CONSTITUTIONAL BODIES

32. Election Commission

33. Union Public Service Commission

34. State Public Service Commission

35. Finance Commission

36. National commission for SCs and STs

37. Comptroller and Auditor General of India

38. Attorney General of India

39. Advocate General of the State

SECTION VIII: NON-CONSTITUTIONAL BODIES

40. Planning Commission

41. National Development Council

42. National Human Rights Commission

43. Central Vigilance Commission

44. Lokpal and Lokayuktas

SECTION IX: OTHER CONSTITUTIONAL DIMENSIONS

45. Official Language

46. Public Services

47. Tribunals

48. Special Provisions for SCs, STs and others

49. Rights and Liabilities of the Government

50. Anti-Defection Law

SECTION X: POLITICAL DYNAMICS

51. Political Parties

52. Pressure Groups

53. National Integration

54. Foreign Policy

  • Appendix I: Articles of the Constitution
  • Appendix II: Subjects of Union, State and Concurrent Lists
  • Appendix III: Table of Precedence
  • Appendix IV: Report of the Constitutional Review Commission (2002)
  • Appendix V: Constitutional Amendments at a Glance

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