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Question number: 1

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Appeared in Year: 2015

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The 42nd Amendment to the Constitution of India added the words ‘secular’ and ‘socialist’ to the Preamble of the Constitution in 1976. What prompted this Amendment? What relevance do they have today? Discuss.

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  • The 42nd Amendment was enacted with the following objectives:

    • The 42nd Amendment was enacted during the leadership of Late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi (Period of National Emergency 1975 - 1977).

    • For removing the difficulties arisen in achieving the objective of socio-economic revolution, which would end poverty, ignorance, and inequali

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Question number: 2

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What are the differences in the roles of Attorney General of India and Solicitor General of India?

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Differences in the roles of Attorney General of India and Solicitor General of India:

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  • The Attorney General of India is the Indian Government’s chief legal advisor and its Primary lawyer in dealing with the Supreme Court of I

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Question number: 3

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What is the importance of Aksai Chin?

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  • Importance of Aksai Chin
  • Aksai Chin is a region that lies between India and China. The region is governed by China but claimed by India as its own.

  • Aksai Chin is virtually uninhabited, inhospitable terrain with less or no rainfall also known as Soda plain.

  • Until 1954, Aksai Chin was always listed as undemarcated but with the issuance of

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Question number: 4

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Discuss the basis laid down by Election Commission of India for recognizing a political party as National and State Party.

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  • The basis laid down by Election Commission of India for recognizing a political party as National and State Party:

  • National Party (7 recognised Parties)

    • If it secures six percent of the valid votes polled in any four or more states at a general election to the Lok Sabha or to the legislative assembly; and in addition, it wins four more s

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Question number: 5

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What do you understand by Judicial Activism? Why is it considered as a deterrent to executive authority?

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  • Judicial Activism denotes a more active role taken by Judiciary to dispense social justice. When we talk about judicial Activism we point fingers to the invented mechanisms which have no constitutional backing (Eg: Suo moto (on its own) cases, Public Interest Litigations (PIL), new doctrines etc.

    Judicial Activism has no constitutional articl

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Question number: 6

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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Analyze the impact of the Constitution (42nd Amendment) Act on environmental protection and improvement.

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In 1976, under the leadership of late Mrs. Indira Gandhi, the 42nd Amendment Act was passed and provisions regarding the protection of environment was incorporated into it.

  • A new provision in the form of Article 48A was incorporated in the chapter of Directive Principles Of State Policy which can be described as under:

  • 48-A Protection and

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Question number: 7

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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The notion that there can be only one concept of what constitutes a nation, and that every other view is anti-national is intellectually empty at best and authoritarian at worst”. Examine in the light of this statement the current debate with regard to the concept of nationalism.

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The recent debates on nationalism and anti-nationalism have been confined for achieving political goals and gains through all the misconceptions and half-truths.

  • The concept of nationalism is being used for acquiring votes in the elections as far as India is concerned.

  • Just because of the different political or ideal views not matching wi

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