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Question of the Day: Parliamentary form of Government

Q. Why India adopted a Parliamentary form of Government: a) It is the most stable form of Government b) It avoids the conflict between legislative and executive c) It is more responsible than the Presidential form of Government d) Both (b) and (c) Answer: (d) Both (b) and (c) Explanation: Statement (a) is incorrect as … Continue reading Question of the Day: Parliamentary form of Government

Question of the Day: Features of Subsidiary Alliance

Q. The power left to Princely states under the treaty of subsidiary Alliance was/were: a) Finance b) Defence c) Communications d) Finance and Communications Answer: (a) Finance Explanation: Features of Subsidiary Alliance 1. An Indian ruler entering into Subsidiary Alliance with the British had to dissolve his own armed forces and accept British Forces in … Continue reading Question of the Day: Features of Subsidiary Alliance

OAS Prelims 2019-20 General Studies Test Series Structure: Test-1

Test-1 Indian Polity and Constitution Reference Book: Indian polity by Laxmikanth Date: 18-August-2019   Sl. No. Topics Chapters in Reference Book 1 Political System 12 2 Making of Indian Constitution 1 and 2 3 Salient Features of Indian Constitution 3 4 Preamble, Union and its territory, Citizenship 4, 5 and 6 5 Fundamental Rights 7 … Continue reading OAS Prelims 2019-20 General Studies Test Series Structure: Test-1

Rasagola of Odisha has received the geographical indication tag from the Registrar of Geographical Indication

The rasagola, a popular dessert of Odisha, has received the geographical indication tag from the Registrar of Geographical Indication after years of controversy around the sweet. What was the controversy? Both Odisha and West Bengal have been contesting the origin of the rasagola. In November 2017, West Bengal was granted the GI tag for its own ‘Banglara … Continue reading Rasagola of Odisha has received the geographical indication tag from the Registrar of Geographical Indication