Racial Diversity in India

Racial Diversity in India

Favourable physiography and prevailing climate condition of the country has been the cause of influx of population streams majorly from central Asia along with Australia and Tanzania thus the resultant racial diversity in India. It is the long temporal influx of these people that marks the development of India as the example of multiracial country. The validity of racial categorization have been discarded in context of strong intermixing among the racial communities .It is census report  1991 that thus avails the data for the general spatial categorization and analysis of…

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Fundamental Rights of Indian Constitution

Fundamental Rights of Indian Constitution

The fundamental rights of Indian constitution are given under part III of the constitution of India. These rights are based on bill of rights of US constitution.These fundamental rights of Indian constitution are considered as fundamental as they are of prime essentiality for any individual to attain his fullest physical spiritual intellectual capacity. That is why Granville Austin called them the corner stone of Indian constitution. The fundamental rights of Indian constitution can be grouped under the following : A.Right to equality(Art 14- 18)      1. Art 14 : Right…

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Indian Soil Types

Indian Soil Types

Indian Soil The diversity of prevailing climatic conditions, geological structure and the vegetative stand interprets the diversities of Indian soil types. Indian council of agricultural research has classified Indian soil types as:- Alluvial soil Black soil Red soil Desert soil Laterite soil Mountain soil Peat and Bog soil Saline and Alkaline soil These Indian soil types are discussed below Alluvial soil– Alluvial soil is one of the most important of the Indian soil types. The Alluvial soil pertaining to the featureless lowlands of the country is typical to Northern plains…

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Features of Indian Constitution

Features of Indian Constitution

Some of the salient features of Indian constitution are  States for Administrative Convenience: Under Indian constitution states are created for administrative convenience. The states are not provided with a constitution of their own. The states administrative structure is governed by the constitution of India. The state cannot confer special rights on citizens who are ordinarily resident of the state. This feature of Indian constitution differs from American constitution where the union is the result of agreement among states.  National Emergency: Under Article 352 when a national emergency is in force…

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Centre state legislative relations

Centre state legislative relations

Article 1 of the Indian constitution declares India as a union of states. The union however is not the result of an agreement among states to constitute into a union. Therefore the states do not enjoy right to territorial inviolability. The dynamics of the centre state legislative relations can be understood as below.    1. Constitutional Provisions The schedule 7 of the constitution provides for division of powers between centre and states in the form of union list, state list, and concurrent list. The major provisions of the constitution that determine…

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Indian Federation:Structural ,federal ,non federal provisions.

Indian Federation:Structural ,federal ,non federal provisions.

Over a third of the world population is governed by states having some forms of federal character.The central feature of a federation is the sharing of sovereignty between centre and the states involved. Indian federation resembles closely to canadian federation in its formation in terms of its preference to “Union” ,centralising character.The constitution of India declares India as a union of states .But Union is not the result of an agreement between states to form a federation. The Indian federation is interpreted by scholars in different aspects.K.C Wheare opines it…

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Indian Vegetation

Indian Vegetation

The dominance of tropical monsoonal charactersitics make india dominantly recognized with hardwood decidious varieities of vegetation.collectively the Indian vegetation can be categorised as       A)The tropical Rainy or evergreen Indian vegetation is identified in the par moist location of the country .It is further subdivided into              1)Wet evergreen vegetation is the closest forest type applicable to regions with precipitation of more than 250 cm.The vegetation is dense with height varying from 35 to 40m. The major locations are malabar coast and part of…

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Evidence of Sea Level Change

Evidence of Sea Level Change

Climate change and Sea Level change Sea level change is a central concern of geographers. The study of sea level is important as it gives evidence of tectonic changes and insight to climate modifications. Sea level is not static. Either the sea surface or land surface or both in combination rise or fall. The changes in sea level may be regional or global. It may be short term or long term. The short term changes are caused by Tsunamis. Evidence of Sea level change A relative change in sea level…

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Pressure Groups in India

Pressure Groups in India

Public opinion through Pressure Groups Pressure Groups are a predominant feature of any democratic society. Group action is considered as more effective method for the ordinary citizen to influence the public opinion.Interest group or pressure groups are important channel of enhancing the effect of public opinion and is an important means of communication for the individual citizen. Pressure groups are organisation with a formal structure whose members share a common interest and they strive to influence the government decisions without attempting to occupy political office.However all pressure groups are not exclusively…

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