Supreme Court

DMPQ-. Throw light on the Writ jurisdiction of state High courts.

. Article 226 of the Constitution empowers a high court to issue writs including habeas corpus, mandamus, certiorari, prohibition and quo-warrento for the enforcement of the fundamental rights of the citizens and for any other purpose. The phrase ‘for any other purpose’ refers to the enforcement of an ordinary legal right. The high court can issue writs to any person, authority and government not only within its territorial jurisdiction but also outside its territorial jurisdiction if the cause of action arises within its territorial jurisdiction. The writ jurisdiction of the high court (under Article 226) is not exclusive but concurrent ... Read more

03-04.06.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Rs 5.88 crore okayed for new irrigation projects   The State Government has approved sanction of Rs 5.88 crore for canal from Goda to Kusmi and micro irrigation project under Mahanadi project in Balodabazar-Bhatapara district, officials informed.   The completion of projects would help irrigate Khatif crops cultivated in around 366 hectares of land.   A comprehensive and phased survey of more than 300 small irrigation projects for their full capacity utilization will be carried out in Chhattisgarh, officials informed.   The survey would be done for 1698 small irrigation projects , 766 anicuts , stop dams and 585 ... Read more

31.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh among 5 states asked to nominate representative   Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal has issued notice under Rule 4 of the Inter-State River Water Disputes Rules, 1959 to the State Governments of Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra to nominate their representatives for adjudication of Mahanadi River Water Disputes latest by August 6, 2018.   The notice also mentioned that if no nominations were received by the due date, the case may be decided in the absence of any representation of State Government.   Earlier on the request of Government of Odisha made under Section 3 of Inter-State ... Read more

26.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

    C’garh accepts punchhi commission recommendations   Chhattisgarh on Friday agreed to the recommendations of the Punchhi Commission on Centre-State relations regarding environment, natural resources and infrastructure, officials informed.   The standing committee had sought state government’s stand on recommendations made on volume 6 and 7 of Punchhi Commission report.   Notably, the Standing Committee of the Inter-State Council (ISC) headed by the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh completed the onerous task of deliberations on all the 273 recommendations of the Punchhi Commission. Today’s meeting was the 13th meeting of the Standing Committee of the ISC.   The recommendations ... Read more

09.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Appointment of 11 parliamentary secretaries: Supreme Court notice to Chhattisgarh govt   The Supreme Court  declined to grant any interim relief on an appeal against a high court order dismissing pleas challenging the appointment of 11 parliamentary secretaries by the Raman Singh-led BJP government in Chhattisgarh.   The Chhattisgarh government had appointed 11 MLAs as parliamentary secretaries and granted them a status equivalent to state ministers.   SCsaid, the high court had failed to assess how the appointments were made when neither any provision of the Constitution, nor any statutory enactment allowed such appointments beyond a particular limit.   There was ... Read more

08.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh recruiting transgender in police force   In a bid to employ transgender people in police force, the recruit drive going on for 4th battalion for constables, 10 transgender of the 40 applied, have cleared the physical fitness test. Even as Chhattisgarh is the first state in country to have decided to recruit TGs in police force, the applicants have been sweating out to clear the training and fitness sessions. Police officials said that 40 TGs had applied for the recruitment in police force and the process to absorb them would be similar to the parameters of male or female. ... Read more

Concept of State and Sovereignty

Concept of State and Sovereignty The State is a social contract, a guarantee of social order in exchange for which the citizens agree to reduce their freedom.According to Carré de Malberg, one of France’s leading constitutional scholars, « the state is a community of men attached to a territory with an organization, from which results for the group engaged in relations with its members a supreme power of action and coercion.” More clearly, the state is the result of a population, a territory and a sovereignty. Population  First, the population consists of all the persons living in the territory of ... Read more

The doctrine of the separation of powers

The doctrine of the separation of powers finds its roots in the ancient world, where the concepts of governmental functions, and the theories of mixed and balanced government, were evolved. These were essential elements in the development of the doctrine of the separation of powers. Their transmission through medieval writings, to provide the basis of the ideas of constitutionalism In England, enabled the doctrine of the separation of powers to emerge as an alternative, but closely related, formulation of the proper articulation of the parts of government. The power to govern should be distributed between the Parliament, the Executive and ... Read more

02.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Nbm’s focus to develop bamboo includes c’garh The National Bamboo Mission (NBM) will focus on  development of bamboo in limited States where it has social, commercial and economical advantage, particularly in the North Eastern region and States including Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the Central Government has informed.   The Mission is expected to establish about 4000 treatment/ product development units and bring more than 100000 ha area under plantation.   The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi recently ... Read more

01.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh in niti aayog’s draft roadmap for aspirational districts   A draft roadmap has been prepared in-house in NITI Aayog for development of North-Eastern States and similarly positioned Eastern States i.e. Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, odisha and west Bengal, a NITI Aayog report titled ‘ Transformation of Aspirational Districts’ 2018 has informed.   The draft Road-map has been circulated to all concerned central Ministries/Departments and States for comments’   To finalize the draft road map assistance of World Bank shall be taken and all North Eastern States, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and West Bengal have been requested to provide their ... Read more