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  Government of India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Government of India (Hindi: Bharat Sarkar), officially referred to as the Union Government, and commonly as Central Government, was established by the Constitution of India, and is the governing authority of a federal union of 28 states and 7 union territories, collectively called the Republic of India.
The Supreme Court of India consists of a Chief Justice and 25 associate justices, all appointed by the President on the advice of the Chief Justice of India.
India is internally and externally sovereign - externally free from the control of any foreign power and internally, it has a free government which is directly elected by the people, which makes laws which governs the people.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Government_of_India   (2822 words)

 Politics of India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to its constitution, India is a "sovereign socialist secular democratic republic;" the largest state with a democratically-elected government.
Like the United States, India has a federal form of government, however, the central government in India has greater power in relation to its states, and its central government is patterned after the British parliamentary system.
India's bicameral parliament (also known as the Sansad) consists of the Rajya Sabha (Council of States) and the Lok Sabha (House of the People).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Politics_of_India   (1417 words)

India is a sovereign socialist secular democratic republic.
In fact, power is exercised by the prime minister who, as head of government, is chosen by legislators of the political party, or coalition of parties, that commands the confidence of the parliament.
As neither Congress nor the BJP were able to form a government, India's president, Kocheril Ramayan Narayanan, dissolved parliament.
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /Asia-and-Oceania/India-GOVERNMENT.html   (780 words)

 President of India : The Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The union government, as India's central government is known, is divided into three distinct but interrelated branches: legislative, executive, and judicial.
Among its constitutional powers are approval and removal of members of the Council of Ministers, amendment of the constitution, approval of central government finances, and delimitation of state and union territory boundaries.
India's bicameral parliament consists of the Rajya Sabha (Council of States) and the Lok Sabha (House of the People).
presidentofindia.nic.in /govern.html   (695 words)

 IndiaStar: "A Stable Government for India" by R. Venkataraman
Governments depending on the whims and fancies of small parties supporting from inside or outside were all the time striving to survive in office and had no time to serve the people or the nation.
India functioned as a mature democracy and elicited the admiration of the entire world including that of the sceptics who doubted the chances of adult franchise working satisfactorily among unlettered people.
The minority governments were not able to act freely and have had to look over their shoulders, all the time nervous, anxious, and uncertain as to how the supporting parties will behave.
www.indiastar.com /Venkataraman1.html   (3717 words)

 Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Stones of India have ever since ages inspired the world for their beauty and elegance and has been used extensively in one of the best examples of masterpieces that human kind has ever built.
Government of India Websites is a one point source for information about India & Indian Government,ministries,departments,organizations,states & UT's,task forces,banking, financial institutions, educational institution and universities.
The National Archives of India is the repository of the non-current records of the Government of India and is holding them in trust for the use of administrators and scholars.
indiafocus.indiainfo.com /govt/index.html   (522 words)

 INDIA / GOVERNMENT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
He was silent on the government's plans to open a dialogue with Pakistan's new military rulers, but accused India's neighbor of stepping up cross-border terrorism.
India alleges that Muslim mercenaries trained in Afghanistan and Pakistan are being sent to Kashmir to fuel the separatist insurgency there.
The government also promises to bring in a bill to reserve one-third of seats in the lower house of parliament for women.
www.fas.org /news/india/1999/991025-india1.htm   (473 words)

 Government of India | Ministries, directories, websites
India is a Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic with a Parliamentary system of government.
The Republic is governed in terms of the Constitution.
The judicial setup of the country is headed by the Chief justice of India and presides over one of the largest judicial apparatus dispensing criminal, civil and all other forms of litigation (India has has the world's largest number of unemployed lawyer and attorney population).
www.allindianewspapers.com /government.html   (218 words)

 India: Political Structure
It was only natural for India, after it became independent, to adopt the policy of non-alignment which assures maintenance of a national identity and independence of judgement in international affairs.
Free India's commitment to fight colonialism and apartheid had roots in Mahatma Gandhi's non-violent struggle for the dignity of man. Leaders of the freedom movement had felt that India's independence would be purposeful only when colonialism and apartheid were wiped out totally.
India is convinced that the establishment of an equitable International Economic Order involving structural and other changes is the only answer to the various economic ills and problems of development confronting the world today.
www.indianembassy.org /dydemo/political.htm   (2413 words)

 City Mayors: Local government in India
In the context of the Indian Constitution, local government bodies are the subject of the State List and are thereby governed by State Statutes, or in the case of Union Territories, by the Union Parliament.
Unlike rural bodies, urban government was not provided with a federated systemic framework (which is ironic, because since the 1950s outside India it has been urban regions that have seen the rising use of integrated federated systems).
This is the closest that India has come to the council-manager system, with the critical difference of accountability of the manager to the elected arm of government; and the fact that the power of the unelected executive arm of government is thus weighted in its favour.
www.citymayors.com /government/india_government.html   (2965 words)

 Government of India
Naively trusting that the Indian government would come to their rescue after the disaster, the people of Bhopal were instead abandoned, sold down the river by politicians and judges, obstructed and swindled by corrupt bureaucrats, cheated by unscrupulous quacks and not infrequently beaten by their own police for daring to complain.
The Indian Government agrees to comply with the demands of the Bhopal survivors.
Use the media to highlight the failure of the Indian Government to comply with the demands of the Bhopal survivors.
www.studentsforbhopal.org /GovernmentOfIndia.htm   (890 words)

 webindia123.com-government of india-Presidents of India
Shri Kocheril Raman Narayanan was born on October 27, 1920 in the village of Uzhavoor in Kottayam district, Kerala.
Avul Pakir Jainulabhudin Adbul Kalam, the present president of India was born on 15th October, 1931 at Dhanushkodi in Rameshwaram district, Tamil Nadu.
This genius rightfully termed as the father of India's missile technology formerly served as the scientific advisor to the government of India.
www.webindia123.com /government/presi.htm   (376 words)

 National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR)
The Government of India argues to the UN human rights bodies, including the WCAR, that caste discrimination is not an issue relevant to the evaluation of its performance vis-a-vis the human rights conventions to which it is party.
The rapid progress India has made since 1991 in many areas such as technology, infrastructure, machinery, industry, science and space research has meant very little for the Dalits, most of whom are still without even such basic amenities such as electricity, sanitation and safe drinking water.
India's policy of reservations is an attempt by the central government to remedy past injustices related to low-caste status.
www.dalits.org /CasteRaceandWCAR.html   (5163 words)

 Government of India @ whatisindia.com
The Executive, comprises of the President of India, the Vice-President, and a Council of Ministers headed by the Prime Minister.
President of India is the Executive Head of State and the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
The President shall also appoint an Attorney General (with responsibility to advise the Government of India on legal matters) as well as a Comptroller and Auditor General (with responsibility to exercise a general control over the accounts of the Union and State Governments).
www.whatisindia.com /government.html   (324 words)

 Welcome: India Tourism - Incredible India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Bounded by the majestic Himalayan ranges in the north and edged by an endless stretch of golden beaches, India is a vivid kaleidoscope of landscapes, magnificent historical sites and royal cities, misty mountain retreats, colourful people, rich cultures and festivities.
The timeless mystery and beauty of India has been waiting for you for 5000 years, always warm and inviting, a place of infinite variety - one that favours you with different facets of its fascination every time you visit India.
Reproduction in whole or in part, in any form or medium without written permission of India Tourism is prohibited.
www.india-tourism.com   (114 words)

 BBC NEWS | South Asia | India's next government - the challenges
India's next government, likely to be a centre-left coalition, faces a series of challenges in the months ahead.
Any move to compromise India's economic reforms programme would invite a negative reaction from the country's financial markets as well as overseas investors.
The BJP was voted out by angry voters who felt the government failed to look after their basic needs.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/south_asia/3714669.stm   (570 words)

 English Government in India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The English East India Company achieved dominance in India through penetration of trade and subsidiary alliances, and as a result was assured the role of the major political power in India.
The civilization of India was centralized by the government efficiency that was made possible by the British rule.
Third, this was the rule of law which binds the government as the subject to justify its actions in the Courts, which was a typical British contribution to India (Praeger, 51).
home.snu.edu /~dwilliam/s97/india/government.htm   (345 words)

 MWH - Government of India
The National Bio Energy Board, Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources and the Government of India have retained MWH to help them achieve this goal.
India produces an extremely diverse range of organic waste material that would be appropriate for bio-methanogenic degradation.
Advanced thermal conversion and biomethanation of organic wastes will help India play a larger role in protecting the global and local environments for generations to come.
www.mwhglobal.com /case_india.asp   (349 words)

 India Government Information
Some states are trying to revitalize the traditional village councils, or panchayats, to promote popular democratic participation at the village level, where much of the population still lives.
India maintains an embassy in the United States at 2107 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008 (tel.
Branches: Executive--president (chief of state), prime minister (head of government), Council of Ministers (cabinet).
www.traveldocs.com /in/govern.htm   (517 words)

 Open Directory - Regional: Asia: India: Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Directorate of Estates - Responsible for the administration and management of the office buildings and residential accommodation of Government of India employees in the cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Shimla, Chandigarh, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, and Nagpur.
Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India - Details of the national water policy 2002, minor irrigation census (1993-94), rain water haevesting, water in the Indian Constitution, and water resources of India.
SEZ India - Describes and promotes the special economic zones that are being set up across the country.
dmoz.org /Regional/Asia/India/Government   (1154 words)

 INDIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Harappa The Indus Valley and the Raj in India and Pakistan "Glimpses of India and Pakistan before 1947 and the story of the ancient Indus Valley.
American knowledge of India is shaped by the American Institute of Indian Studies, a consortium of universities and colleges in the United States at which scholars actively engage in teaching and research about India.
Course on contemporary India - readings On the web is an online guide for educators that includesinformation on Hindu deities, video footage of worship, lesson plansfor teachers, and proposed classroom activities for students.
link.lanic.utexas.edu /asnic/countries/india   (1228 words)

 National Portal of India : Government : Parliament
The origin of Rajya Sabha can be traced back to 1919, when in pursuance to the Government of India Act, 1919, a second chamber known as the Council of States was created.
The Vice President of India is the ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha.
Parliamentary institutions in India, with all their modern ramifications, owe their origin to India's British connections.
www.india.gov.in /govt/parliament.php   (824 words)

 Government of India Act 1935   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The provisions of the Act establishing the federal central government were not to go into operation until a specified number of rulers of states had signed Instruments of Accession.
Since, this did not happen, the central government continued to function in accordance with the 1919 Act and only the part of the 1935 Act dealing with the provincial governments went into operation.
The Council of State was to consist of 260 members, out of whom 156 were to be elected from the British India and 104 to be nominated by the rulers of princely states.
www.storyofpakistan.com /articletext.asp?artid=A041   (580 words)

 Government Bihar India Asia Regional
Recognising that it is necessary to protect the honest civil servant, the government in New Delhi is...
Patna DailyShotgun Sinha complains to Nitish over govt apathyZee News, India - 10 hours agoPatna, Aug 29: Irked by the "apathetic" attitude of the NDA government to his proposal of building a film city in Bihar, actor and BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha has...
Lalu predicts fall of NDA before termTimes of India, India - 20 hours agoPATNA: Mounting an attack on the nine-month-old NDA government in Bihar, RJD President Lalu Prasad today predicted its fall ahead of its term due to "conflicts...
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Regional/Asia/India/Bihar/Government   (526 words)

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