Patna High Court strikes down 65% quota in Bihar

 Syllabus: Indian Constitution: Fundamental Rights Source: TH Context: The Patna High Court recently struck down Bihar’s attempt to raise Backward Classes (BC) reservation to 18%, Extremely Backward Communities (EBC) to 25%, and adjusted quotas for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, resulting in a total reservation of 65%.   Background of the case: The Bihar government …

The Constitution of India is a document of compassion and understanding. It is the negation of hate in black and white. It is a unifying force. Discuss.

Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 2. The Constitution of India is a document of compassion and understanding. It is the negation of hate in black and white. It is a unifying force. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express Why the question: Recently the Chief Justice …

Compare and contrast the major features of constitutions of India and Britain.

Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 2. Compare and contrast the major features of constitutions of India and Britain. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 2 Key Demand of the …

Indian Constitution which upholds the principles of equality, fraternity, secularism etc. are often considered as a ‘bag of borrowings’. Critically Analyse the statement.

Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 2. Indian Constitution which upholds the principles of equality, fraternity, secularism etc. are often considered as a ‘bag of borrowings’. Critically Analyse the statement. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Polity by M. Laxmikanth Why the question: The question is part of the …

Compare and contrast the major features of constitutions of India and Britain.

Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 3. Compare and contrast the major features of constitutions of India and Britain. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 2 and mentioned as part …

Do you agree with the view that the Indian constitution was ‘a bag of borrowings? Critically Analyse.

Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 4. Do you agree with the view that the Indian constitution was ‘a bag of borrowings? Critically Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Polity by M. Laxmikanth Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper …

Our constitution has ideals and values inspired by great personalities and their philosophies which has enriched our democracy. Elaborate.

Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 4. Our constitution has ideals and values inspired by great personalities and their philosophies which has enriched our democracy. Elaborate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: The Hindu Why the question: Lord Buddha is the inspiration for India’s Constitution even today, Prime Minister …