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Kiran An Overview of INDIAN Political System English
For : UPSC, State PSC, UGC NET / JRF and University Exams
Prof. (Dr.) Haridwar Shukla (M.A., LLB., Ph.D.)
PART - I : The Constitutional Framework
1. Introduction
2. Historical Background
3. Legacies of the Past
4. The Framing of the Indian Constitution
5. Salient Features of Indian Constitution
6. Sources of Indian Constitution
7. Union and its Territory
8. Citizenship
9. The Preamble of the Constitution and its philosophy
10. Fundamental Rights
11. Directive Principles of State Policy
12. Fundamental Duties
13. Basic Structure of the Constitution
14. Constitutional Amendment and its procedure
PART - II : The Governmental System
15. Indian Federalism
16. Centre-State Relations
17. Inter-State Relations
18. Emergency Provisions
PART - III : Union Government
19. President
20. Vice- President
21. Union Council of Ministers and the Cabinet
22. Prime Minister
23. Cabinet Committees Ministries and Departments,
PMO, Cabinet Secretariat
24. Parliament
25. Parliamentary Committees,
Parliamentary Forums and
Parliamentary Group
26. Supreme Court
27. Judicial Review
28. Judicial Activism and Judicial Accountability
29. Public Interest Litigation (PIL)
30. Administrative Tribunals
National Green Tribunal
Armed Forces Tribunal
31. Subordinate Courts, National Legal Services Authority, National Mission
for Justice Delivery and Legal Reforms, Problem of Corruption, Focus on
Appointment and Accountability, Reforming Antiquated Laws and
Creation of Modern Infrastructure, Issue of Delayed Justice,
Reforming the Legal Profession, Judicial Reforms and Economic Growth,
Plea Bargaining.
PART - IV : State Government
32. Governor
33. State Council of Ministers and Cabinet
34. Chief Minister
35. State Legislature
36. High Court
37. Special Status of Jammu and Kashmir
38. Special Provisions for Some States :
Maharashtra, Gujarat, Nagaland, Assam, Manipur, Andhra Pradesh or
Telangana, Sikkim, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka
39. Union Territories and Special
40. Scheduled and Tribal Areas
PART - VI : Local Self Government
41. Panchayati Raj
42. Municipalities
PART - VII : Other Constitutional Institutions
43. Election Commission
44. Union Public Service Commission
45. State Public Service Commission
46. Finance Commission
47. National Commission for the Scheduled Castes
48. National Commission For the Scheduled Tribes
49. Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)
50. Attorney General of India Solicitor General of India
51. Special Officer for Linguistic Minorities
52. Advocate General of the State
PART - VIII : Non-Constitutional Institutions
53. NITI Aayog
54. National Human Rights Commission
55. State Human Rights Commission
56. National Commission for Women
57. Nationa Commission for Minorities
58. National Commission for Protiction of Child Rights (NCPCR)
59. Central Vigilance Commission (C.V.C.)
60. Central Burean of Investigation (C.B.I.)
61. Central Information Commission
62. State Information Commission
63. Lokpal and Lokayuktas
PART - IX : Other Constitutional Perspectives
64. Official Language
65. Co-operative Societies
66. Public Service
67. Property Rights, Liabilities and Obligations of the Government
PART - X : Political Dimensions and Dynamics
68. Political Parties
69. Pressure Groups
70. Elections
71. Electoral Laws
72. Voting Behaviour
73. Electoral Reforms
74. Anti-Defection Law
75. National Integration
76. Working of the Indian Constitution
77. Governance Issues
A. Good Governance
B. Transparency and Accountability
C. Right to Information
D. E-Governance
F. Digital India
78. Social Justice
A. Vulnerable, Sections in India
B. Components of Special Provisions
C. Mechanism, Laws, Institutions and Bodies Constituted for the
Protection and Betterment of Vulnerable Sections
D. Women and Children
E. Persons with Disabilities
F. Issues Relating to Poverty and Hunger Poverty
G. Hunger
79. India’s Foreign Policy
80. National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution
81. Articles of the Constitution (1-395)
82. The Constitution of Jammu and Kasmir
83. Subjects of Union, State and Concurrent Lists
84. The Representation of The People Act, 1950
85. The Representation of The People Act, 1951
86. Oath by the Constitutional and other Authorities
87. Presidents, Vice-Presidents, Prime Minister, etc.
88. Chairpersons of The National Commissions

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