Found 27 Articles for Politicians

What is Kamal Hassan offering Tamil Nadu?

Ananya K
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
While launching his political party 'Makkal Needhi Maiam', the famous Indian Actor Kamal Haasan says that "We are social servants. Look at me as a lamp and light in your homes. This lamp won't flicker to the winds of corruption".He calls his party "Makkal Needhi Maiam" meaning "People's Justice Forum". Here are the five key promises he made about what his party is offering to the people of Tamil Nadu.Quality EducationCorruption Free stateRemove Religious and Caste differencesParty works in the center and he will bring together all the south Indian statesHe said the party will not have a permanent chief ... Read More

Who represented congress in the second round table conference?

Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The three Round Table Conferences which were held between November 1930 and ended in December 1932 were a series of conferences organized by the British Government. The purpose of these conferences was to discuss the constitutional reforms in India. The Second Round Conference opened on September 7, 1931.None other than Mahatma Gandhi represented the Indian National Congress and Sarojini Naidu represented Indian women in the second round table conferences. Madan Mohan Malaviya, Sir Mirza Ismail Diwan of Mysore, S K Dutta and Sir Syed Ali Imam and few others also attended this conference.The second round table conference faced an overwhelming ... Read More

Which Indian ruler collected taxes labeled as ‘chauth' and ‘sardeshmukhi'?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Chauth and Sardeshmukhi were two types of taxes collected in India, which were particularly collected by the Maratha Empire during the medieval times in our history. These two taxes were the most important taxes in the taxation system during the Marathas ruler which was founded by a great Maratha leader Shivaji (1627-1680).These taxes have provided a part of the revenue for Maratha administration. However, these two taxes were neither introduced nor were original sources of revenue for Marathas. These two are security taxes.Chauth is the tax which the small kingdoms or Dynasties have to pay to Marathas which was in ... Read More

What is the salary of Indian Prime Minister, and What other perks they get?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The post of Prime Minister of India, for one of the largest and most populated countries in the world, is not an easy position to hold. Since the Prime Minister of the country has to undergo a lot of pressure and work, there are obviously some perks that he or she will be eligible for.Let us see what is the salary of the prime minister is and what are the perks and luxuries that he can access when he is in the post of the prime minister.The monthly salary of the Prime Minister of India is approximately 1, 60, 000 ... Read More

Who are the Rohingyas and what's their status in India?

Knowledge base
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
In this world, it is common to have refugees whenever some crisis arises. The country which provides shelter for them can be their home if they are officially approved. Rohingyas are a Muslim ethnic group who came to Burma years ago as refugees. But the Burma government did not approve of them as their citizens, though they lived there for generations.They never went back to their place of origin because of the uncomfortable situations. They made Burma their home for years. Now as Burma government disapproved them to be their citizens and have asked them to leave the Burmese land, ... Read More

What does one need in order to become a politician in India?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Politics is a rewarding profession but only if you have that tact and patience to move further on this path. The best thing about politics is that it can be joined at any time of your life and at any point in your education.What to do to become a politician in India?A Relevant Degree: A suitable degree like the one in political science helps a lot. But that does not mean that every person who wishes to become a politician must be a graduate in Political Science.Access Yourself: Do you have that flair for public speaking? Are you able to convince your ... Read More

Emergency declared in Sri Lanka: Buddhist-Muslim Roits.

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Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Since the end of civil war, there exists a tension between the Muslims who are just 10% of the population in Srilanka and Buddhist Sinhalese who are in majority making up to 75% of the population. On March 6th of 2018 Srilankan troops patrolled on the streets of Pallekele, a suburb of Kandy to watch the emergency and curfew being implemented.The arson attacks and riots left a building vandalized by the mobs in the suburb of Kandy. Anti-muslim riots left two people dead, while more than 100 homes and shops were set ablaze in the hilly resort of Kandy. The ... Read More

What is the most shameful thing for any country?

Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Well, nothing can be so shameful for a nation when its own countrymen stand against it and start intimidating and threatening those who show love for their nation. This is what we witnessed recently when a man showed a shoe to Farooq Abdullah, the former J&K chief minister and the current president of the Jammu & Kashmir National Conference.He was not only heckled but also forced to leave the shrine in Srinagar where he went for Eid prayers. As per reports, Abdullah was paying tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee when the youth present at the gathering took ... Read More

What UPA, NDA and Third Front in Indian Politics?

Shankar Bhatt
Updated on 25-Jun-2020 12:09:21
UPAThe United Progressive Alliance (UPA) is a coalition of center-left political parties in India came into existence after the 2004 General Elections. Being the largest party of the UPA, Congress or Indian National Congress commands this alliance. Rahul Gandhi is the National President of UPA succeeded the chair after Sonia Gandhi. In 2004, UPA formed the government with the support from other left-aligned parties.NDAThe National Democratic Alliance or the NDA is a center-right coalition of political parties in India. This party is in association with more than 20 parties and is largely led by BJP (Bhartiya Janata Party). It came ... Read More

At the union level the prime minister heads the government; at the state level, the chief ministers head the government; who heads the government at the district level?

Dev Kumar
Updated on 25-Jun-2020 14:28:43
In India, the prime minister is at the helm of affairs at the center and the chief ministers in the states. A state is divided into several districts each of which is administered by district collectors. The districts, in turn, are subdivided into tehsils, mandals, taluqs, Nagar panchayats, village panchayats etc.Who Can Qualify to Be A Collector?Only an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) member is qualified to be appointed as a district collector. There are three types of district collectors:The IAS officers are a direct recruit having successfully qualified after passing out the UPSC-conducted civil services examination. They are young in ... Read More