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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Indian Constitution - part4 (Acquiring Citizenship)

The citizenship can be acquired by birth, by descent or by naturalization. Except in the case of children born in India to foreign diplomats accredited to this country or to enemy aliens, every person born in India on or after the 26th of January, 1950, is a citizen of India by birth.

A person born outside India on or after the 26th of January, 1950, is a citizen of  India by descent if his or her father happened to be citizen of India at the time of his or her birth. Citizenship can be acquired by naturalisation by persons of Indian origin ordinarily living outside India and Pakistan, by women married to citizens of India, by persons belonging to other countries who fulfil certain conditions laid down in citizenship Act of 1955.

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Sunday, September 13, 2009

Indian Constitution - part3 (Single Citizenship)

Single Citizenship:
The Indian Constitution provides for a single and uniform citizenship i.e., a person in any state in India does not need to acquire separate citizenship of the Union in addition. A citizen of India cannot acquire citizenship of any foreign country simultaneously and also a person of Indian origin who voluntarily acquires the citizenship of any foreign State is not entitled to Indian citizenship.

An Indian citizen is not entitled to vote if he is less than 18 years of age on a fixed date and/ or is otherwise disqualified under the Constitution or any law of the appropriate Legislature on the ground of non-residence, unsoundness of mind, crimeor corrupt or illegal practice.

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Saturday, September 12, 2009

Indian Constitution - part2

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was the chairman of Drafting Committee which drafted the Indian Constitution.
India is a secular state is evident from the fact that it has no official or state religion. It is neither patronises nor discriminates against any religion. The constitution of India guarantees freedom of religion and worship to all citizens. Elections to the legislatures in the country are held on the basis of the universal franchise and joint electorates. In the matter of appointment to public services, no citizen can be discriminated against on grounds of religion.
The Directive principles enunciated in the constitution of India are in the nature of directions to the legislature and the executive that they should exercise their authority in such a manner as to ensure due respect for, and observance of these principles. Although these principles are not justiciable, the courts cannot altogether ignore them. On the other hand, fundamental rights are the citizens basic natural and human rights essential for the good of life. These rights have been enumerated in part III of the Constitution and have been made justiciable.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Know about Indian Constitution - part1

The constitution of India is quasi-federal in nature, designed to work as a Federal Government in normal times and Unitary Government in emergency.
The Government of India is run on the parliamentary System based on adult franchise. The Constitutional Head is the President. The real executive power is vested in the Council of Ministers or the Union Cabinet which is responsible to the Parliament. The council of Ministers is headed by the prime Minister.
The constitution was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India on the 26th November, 1949. It was inaugurated on the 26th January, 1950.

History of Olympics

The Olympic games are international athletic competition conducted every 4 years. Usually athlets from various parts of Greece would assemble in Olympics and conduct games. The Greeks developed their body as well as mind. The first recorded Olympic Games were in 776 B.C and they continued till AD394. It was banned by the Roman Emperor, Theodosius. It was revived only in 1896 by a French nobleman, Baron Pierre de Coubertin 'The Olympic motto is 'Swifter, Higher, Stronger' The Olympics committee has framed the rules and regulations. Every participating country can make entries for three games. There are three medals given to the winners, gold for the first, silver for the second and bronze for the third. The first Olympic games were conducted in 1896 in Athens. The winter Olympics include competitions in skiing speed and figure skating, ice hockey and bob sledding. The summer games of the Olympics include, foot races, the pantathelon, wrestling, boxing, horse races, polevault, high jump, swimming, weight lifting and Gymnastics. About 150 countries participate in these Games.They bring about international integration through sports and games.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Food crisis

Food is an essential factor for the existence of human being and other living things. Today the world has turned out with tears because of food shortage. Since 1947 the word food crisis being existing. In India after independence, the government has come out with five year plan. The cause of it are 1) rise of population 2) hoarding of food grains by traders 3) shortfall in food grain production 4) influence of public distribution system (PDS).
Increasing the production of food grains by innovative methods and technologies, selling food grains at cost effective price and controlling the population rate can only bring down the food crisis problem. It is the duty of the public to act sensibly to solve this problem


Man is born in this world to enjoy life and should be proud that be belongs to humanity. so we should not waste our life in evils like gambling and drinking. Drinking, people think, it gives them a sort of bliss when they get used to it. They spoil themselves and their family. It is a daily tug of war in the family of the drunkard, between the husband and the wife. The condition of the drunkard is deplorable.
This habit starts only for temporary relief but develops into a permanent and incurable disease then. Government thinks of its financial improvement. So it relaxes prohibition. But addiction to drinking leads to weakening of the manpower which results in decrease in productivity of a nation in all the fields.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Nuclear Mishaps

The rate of consumption of energy is increasing at a faster phase than the rate of population growth. So the authorities are exploring the possibilities of tapping the nation's resources to meet this crisis. One of their steps is setting up Nuclear Power Station at several places which also disheartens us.
There is a danger of the world getting polluted and the people getting affected by nuclear waste. The radiation causes cancer in man. As an evident the malfunction of coolant in Chernobyl power station on April 26, 1986 consumed 31 lives and many were affected by savior skin diseases. We need power as well as manpower though nuclear energy is the alternative source for power.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Need for Women's Education

In ancient times women were given due respect. But in modern days they are still slaves to their own sex. It is very horrifying to see one women making another her slave. It is common even in educated families. Women now occupies high position in many fields. But woman have not developed in themselves the courage to stand against the evils which attack them. Most of the womenfolk in the name of superstitious beliefs spoil their lives as well as others. They have a craze for gold. So people exploit their weakness. Hence the womenfolk need proper education. They should be instructed about the developments made in the nation. In certain villages female children are killed at their birth itself. They are sold to prostitutes. These are all due to their illiteracy. Such people should be educated and guided on the proper lines. In certain places girls are sent to factories and construction work as coolies. Education alone will root out tje evils like dowry system and give women a free and easy living.