Human Right Commission

Human Rights Commission Establishment of Human Right Commission The National Human Rights Commission is a statutory (and not a constitutional) body. It was established in 1993 under a legislation enacted by the Parliament, namely, the Protection of Human Rights Act, Read More …

26.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA 3,374 file nominations for Karnataka assembly elections A whopping 3,374 candidates have filed nominations for the May 12 Karnataka assembly elections, as per the revised figures from the Election Commission released.   According to the ECs data, of the total Read More …

14.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Quota in promotions: State govt. begins implementing SC order   Several government employees of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes have been demoted as the State government has started implementing the Supreme Court order that struck down reservation in Read More …

04.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA ECI sets target of 75% voter turnout   With the announcement of poll dates, the Election Commission of India is working towards improving the voter turnout percentage to over 75 with a series of awareness programmes planned.   While Read More …

01-02.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA State mulls supernumerary posts to protect SC/ST staff facing demotion   The State government is planning to create supernumerary posts across various departments to protect employees belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, who now face demotion as the Read More …

15.12.17 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Scheme to use unspent funds of legislators The State government has come out with a new programme — Siddu Sarakarada Nade Sevegala Kade (Siddaramaiah government towards providing services) — for utilising unspent fund of ₹406 crore sanctioned under Read More …

14.12.17 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Mysuru drags its feet on ‘Stand Up India’   The Union government’s flagship programme to boost entrepreneurship and employment — ‘Stand Up India’ — has failed to gain traction in Mysuru district even after 20 months of its launch. Read More …

Contributions of moral thinkers from India and the world

Moral thinkers Rabindranath Tagore The centre of Tagore’s philosophy was man of god. Even his concept of God was influenced by the humanism inherent in his outlook. The supreme reality thus according to Tagore, essentially human and could be realised Read More …

Unicameral and Bicameral legislations– Functions and crisis of accountability, delegated legislation, Legislative procedure and committees of legislature

Unicameral and Bicameral legislations– Functions and crisis of accountability, delegated legislation, Legislative procedure and committees of legislature Bicameral Legislatures A bicameral legislature is comprised of two chambers, often described as the lower house and the upper house. Usually, the composition Read More …

Hindu Dharma: General characteristics and some common beliefs – Purusharthas– rituals and ethics – festivals and sacred days – pilgrimage and fairs.

Hindu Dharma: General characteristics and some common beliefs – Purusharthas– rituals and ethics – festivals and sacred days – pilgrimage and fairs. Hinduism is one of the oldest religions in the world. It is a religion followed by several racial Read More …