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Lokpal and Lok Ayukta

Lokpal and Redressel of Citizens grievances:- Introduction: The central theme of democracy is that the ruler is accountable to the rules of all sorts of activities and policies. This has arisen due to the fact that the modern states are populous. Because of this and other reasons the direct democracy of ancient Greek city-states or of the Rousseauist model is out of question. Direct democracy may be inapplicable. But people’s grievances against the ruler cannot be ignored.   This view has come from the basic idea that the ruler or authority must explain to the people for any failure or ... Read more

19.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh to withdraw controversial tribal land law   Faced with massive tribal protests, Chhattisgarh government was forced to relent and the cabinet decided to initiate the process for withdrawal of its controversial amendment to Land Revenue Code which ensures that the state can buy land owned by the tribals with their consent.   Besides, the opposition Congress had made this a major issue with the party unleashing a campaign describing it as an attempt to usurp tribal land, put it in open market and eventually transfer it for industrial and other purposes.      INTERNATIONAL   Romania to have first female ... Read more

14.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH • Independent Body To Review Amrut Projects  The Chhattisgarh Government will get done an independent review of the progress of work under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) projects, officials informed.  Notably, the Central government had already released the first installment of Rs 55.29 crore out of the approved Rs 573.40 crore for State Annual Action Plan (SAAP) under AMRUT project for the financial year 2016-17 in Chhattisgarh.  The Union Ministry of Urban Development has already released Central Assistance of Rs 1,062.27 crore to 13 States as first installment under AMRUT project for the ... Read more