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This topic will cover the different kinds of identification documents in India, the procedure for procuring them, and the remedies available in case one faces problems while applying for, updating and renewing the documents. Getting Identification Proof (ID Proof) By Nyaaya | 8 December, 2019 In India, getting proof of identification is of paramount importanceRead more
How does this explainer help the user? Elections are a way for citizens to choose someone to be their political leader or representative in government. By voting, citizens can influence the decisions about how their country is governed. Through this explainer, a person can understand how to vote and all related information regarding the votingRead more
How does this explainer help the user? This explainer seeks to lay down the legal provisions relating to sedition. It explains the difference between sedition and freedom of speech and also explains disaffection towards the government, punishment for sedition and the provision for bail in such cases. What are the laws being discussed? The explainerRead more
2 Days (48 hours) Before Voting Day By Malavika Rajkumar | 0 comment In the period of 48 hours (2 days) before voting day, all election related campaigning stops – it is called the silence period. This applies to both State and General (for example, Lok Sabha) eleRead more Holding Public Meetings 48 Hours before ElectionsRead more
How does this explainer help the user? Elections are a way for citizens to choose someone to be their political leader or representative in government. A political campaign is an organized effort which seeks to influence the decision-making process within a specific group. In democracies, political campaigns often refer to electoral campaigns, by which representativesRead more
The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) grants certain ‘special powers’ to the members of the armed forces in disturbed areas. This law extends to the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu and Kashmir has a separate AFSPA enacted in 1990 which is similar to theRead more
Corruption is the abuse of power by people in power for their own gain in a dishonest or unethical way. In India, it is illegal for public servants to accept money/gifts over and above their salary, in return for doing their duty, favoring a person or for not doing their duty. Any person helping theRead more
With transparency and good governance in mind, Indian law provides citizens with the right to ask for information from public bodies. Any citizen can make an application for information and can access information such as details of project budgets, implementation status, the status of any complaint/application they have made to any government body. Such anRead more
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