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Indian Polity by Lakshmikanth

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  • Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth. The book itself needs no introduction.
  • It is one of the most popular and comprehensive books on the subject and has been a consistent bestseller for many years.
  • It has become a must-read book for aspirants appearing in various competitive examinations, especially the civil services examinations.
  • The wide range and scope of issues that it covers also makes it valuable to postgraduates, research scholars, academics and general readers who are interested in the country’s political, civil and constitutional issues.
  • This new, fifth edition, has seven new chapters added, along with four new appendices.
  • The extant chapters have been completely revised and updated with recent developments.

Contents of Books

Part I: Constituional Framework

1.Historical Background
2.Making of the constitution
3.Salient features of the Indian Constitution
4.Preamble to the Constitution
5.Union and its territory
7.Fundamental rights
8.Directive principles of state policy
9.Fundamental duties
10.Amendment of the constitution
11.Basic structure of the constitution.

Part II: System of Government

12.Parliamentary system
13.Federal System
14.Centre-state relations
15.Inter-state relations.
16.Emergency provisions

Part III: Central government

19.Prime Minister
20.Central Council of Ministers
21.Cabinet committees
23.Parliamentary committees
24.Parliamentary forums
25.Supreme Court

Part IV: State Government

27.Chief Minister
28.State Council of Ministers
29.State legislature
30.High court
31.Subordinate Courts
32.Special status of Jammu and Kashmir
33.Special provision for some states

Part V: Local Government

34.Panchayati raj

Part VI: Union territories and special areas

36.Union territories
37.Scheduled and tribal areas

Part VII: Constitutional Bodies

38.Election commission
39.Union Public service commission
40.State Public service Commission
41.Finance Commission
42.National Commission for SC’s
43. National Commission for ST’s
44.Special officer for Linguistic minorities
45.Comptroller and auditor general of India
46.Attorney General of India.
47.Advocate General of India.

Part IX: Other Constitutional Dimensions

57.Co-operative societies
58.Official Language
59.Public services
61.Rights and Liabilities of the Government.
62.Authoritative text of the Constitution in Hindi Language.
63.Special Provision relating to certain classes.

Part X: Political Dynamics

64.Political Parties
66.Electoral Reforms
67.Anti-Defection Law
68.Pressure groups
69.National Integration
70.Foreign Policy

Part XI: Working of the Constitution

71.National Commission to review the working of the constitution.

About the Author

  • M Laxmikanth obtained his postgraduate degree in Political Science from Osmania University in 1989.
  • He is the former founder and director of an erstwhile coaching institute

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