Important Parliamentary Committees in Detail

We have so far seen the list of Parliamentary Committee in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. We have also seen the difference between Joint Committees and Select Committees. In this article, let us explore the details of some of the important Parliamentary Committees like Committee on Estimates, Committee on Public Undertakings, Committee on Public …

Parliamentary Committees in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

You all are familiar with Parliament as a major organ of the state dealing with law making. Parliament is also the authority to check the Executive (government). Every Executive is answerable to the Parliament. Our discussion and analysis on Parliament will be incomplete if we don’t touch the Parliamentary Committees. These …

Government Urges UPSC to Postpone Civil Services Prelims 2014

Amid demands by many Hindi medium Civil Service aspirants for scrapping the CSAT test (UPSC Civil Services Prelims), Government today urged the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to postpone the preliminary exam scheduled August 24, 2014 till there is clarity on the syllabus and exam pattern. Yesterday, ABVP activists had staged …

Biosphere Reserves of India : Names and Location

Biosphere Reserves are large areas of bio diversity where flora and fauna are protected. These regions of environmental protection roughly correspond to IUCN Category V Protected areas. The Indian government has established 18 Biosphere Reserves of India, which protect larger areas of natural habitat (than a National Park or Wildlife …