What is Democracy?

Meaning of Democracy

Vote based system is gotten from the Greek words demos (individuals) and kratos (run the show). It implies an administration that is governed by the residents of the general public. Individuals vote on issues as a gathering.

Elements of Democratic Government :

Agents are chosen by the general population.

Each subject is permitted to vote in the decisions.

Everybody has the same political rights, whatever their pay, race, religion, and so forth

The greater part party settles on the choices however singular rights (the right to speak freely) are likewise secured.

Certain limitations are set on legislators’ forces and they must be in office for a constrained measure of time.

Sorts of Democracy

Coordinate Democracy

Every native votes on terrifically essential matters.

Switzerland has a direct popularity based government. Residents can acknowledge or dismiss choices made by the authoritative body.

This sort of popular government is reasonable for little states with few individuals. Assume you choose to frame a club. You and alternate individuals choose that every one of you will vote on matters concerning the club. This is a case of direct majority rule government.

Delegate Democracy

Assuming your club has such a variety of individuals that all of you can’t meet in the meantime, to vote on matters. All of you hold decisions to choose agents like a Director and a Treasurer to run the club on an ordinary premise, on your benefit. This is a case of delegate majority rules system.

In the elected republic of USA, individuals choose the administration authorities who follow up for the benefit of their voting demographics.

History of Democracy

Just government first came into place in Greece.

In the Middle Ages, feudalism permitted individuals to ensure their rights in courts.

Later, the Magna Carta (a British report) had 63 statements that permitted individuals to have a reasonable trial and gave them more power than they had some time recently.

Thomas Jefferson’s “Presentation of Independence” in USA in 1776 made a more grounded and legitimate just government.

NGT notice to over 1400 pollution defaulters

The National Green Tribunal today issued notice to more than 1400 defaulters, who have not paid ecological remuneration for abusing its request on waste blazing and clean contamination, on a supplication recorded by the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC).

A seat headed by NGT Chairperson Swatanter Kumar additionally issued notice to the Sub Divisional Magistrate worried of the locale to clarify why the tribunal’s request on recuperation of natural pay (EC) from the defaulters was not executed.

It noticed that EDMC has said in its supplication that there were 336 defaulters for smoldering waste and 1082 defaulters for bringing about clean contamination who have not paid the challan sum.

“Notice be issued to every one of the gatherings and be served by the company. The defaulters are coordinated to show up before the tribunal on the following date of hearing — January 30.

“Notice be likewise issued to the SDM of the area to clarify why the request of the tribunal was not executed for recuperation of EC,” the seat said.

Advocate Balendu Shekhar, showing up for EDMC, said challans were issued against defaulters in consistence of the tribunal’s request and a few of them have not paid the sum.

He said in perspective of the green board’s April 28, 2015 request, any individual discovered copying in open any sort of trash leaves, squander plastic, elastic, self-embellishment compound or whatever other such material, he or she would be at risk to pay Rs 5,000 remuneration under the National Green Tribunal Act for dirtying nature.

“There are two zones — Shahdara (north) and Shahdara (south) zone in EDMC. As on date, an aggregate of 520 challans have been issued by virtue of waste blazing, out of which Rs 9,96,100 has been gathered. Be that as it may, there are 336 challans which have not been paid by the defaulters till date,” the application said.

For handling dust contamination, the enterprise said a sum of 1403 challans have been issued out of which Rs 63,15,000 has been gathered and there are 1082 challans which have not been paid by the defaulters till date.

History tells us whilst others used demonetization as a tool to give instant result, PM Modi used it after slew of initiatives

The coming of coin goes back to the Indus Valley civilisation. Kingdoms issued illustrious seals, coins made of gold, silver and copper that continued changing with rulers and traditions, until fourteenth century, when under Muhammad container Tughlaq, Tankas – copper and metal coins to supplant gold and silver coins, were presented. In spite of the fact that they were hard to come by. His test fizzled with fakes flooding the market, in this way clearing a path for stamped coins having a one of a kind seal. In 1735, Nadir Shah degraded money that prompted to a surge in swelling, and pulling back his choice in this manner.

Despite the fact that quick sending to 1923, Dr B R Ambedkar, through his book ‘Issues of Indian Rupee’, prescribed changing coin at regular intervals to check expansion and dark cash. Taking after the suit, India’s first demonetization move in 1946 met with a little accomplishment with just 6.3% of high esteem coin notes being traded.

Later in 1978, an Independent India declared pulling back 1000, 5000 and 10,000 rupee notes. This, to reduce accumulating of sustenance things, costs of which were taking off by virtue of dark cash. In any case, the plan flopped as Rs 130 crore of high-esteem banned cash still existed in the economy. The vast majority of this didn’t return the framework.

Not only this, there have been a progression of such moves world-over. In 1982, Ghana ceased 50 cedis notes, which made dark economy to thrive. It wasn’t much sooner than Nigeria additionally banned utilization of old notes in 1984, and its economy given way. In 1987, when Myanmar’s military government demonetized, the move exploded backward and individuals began storing outside monetary standards losing confidence in their economy. In 1991, Erstwhile Soviet Union pulled back extensive ruble, which turned counterproductive prompting to slide out in the open trust in government. In 1998, Russia again eliminated high esteem tenders that went off easily. Australia issued polymer monetary orders in 1996 to quit falsifying of paper notes. South Korea too demonetized in 2009 just to pull back it later.

Most as of late, Zimbabwe demonetized its cash as economy broken down and expansion achieved exceptional statures in 2015, and June 2016 saw Saudi Arabia banning alternatives and subsidiaries on riyal’s USD peg.

Only a fortnight back, Venezuela banned 100 bolivar and the nation went in complete turmoil and plundering. Facilitate, Euro Zone would quit issuing the 500 Euro note post 2018 and will bring 100, 200 Euro banknotes. Australia has proposed to boycott AUD 100 to battle dark cash.

History lets us know while others utilized demonetization as an apparatus to give moment result, PM Modi utilized it after slew of activities. Jandhan financial balances, coordinate bank installments for NREGA and sponsorships, push on UPI, IMPS, advanced wallets, NPCL, impose gathering at source on money exchanges >2 lakh were some of them.

His planning after a decent rainstorm, purging of banks’ accounting reports and putting infra/fabricating ventures on quick track to invalidate fleeting effect of note boycott is immaculate may simply turn him a victor in an amusement lost by others.

Tax collection can be 50% low, will be hard to pay govt employees’ salaries: Sisodia

Vice president Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday communicated misgivings that there might be half diminishment in Delhi government’s assessment accumulation because of demonetization of high-esteem cash notes.

Sisodia, who additionally holds back portfolio, said there is no business in the city’s business sectors and on the off chance that it endures, it will be difficult to pay rates of government representatives. “Assess gathering can be half low this month as there is no business in Delhi markets. Provided that this is true, it would b difficult to pay compensations of govt workers,” he tweeted.

AAP, drove by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, has been restricting demonetization since Prime Minister Narendra Modi reported the proceed onward November 8.

Have black money hoarders found a way out? Bank deposits touch Rs 9.9 lakh crore

Banks in the nation have gotten stores of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes to the tune of about Rs 9.9 lakh crore until Saturday, as indicated by a report in The Times of India that refered to government information as the source.

That is 70.4% of the Rs 14 lakh crore that was decommissioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8, when he demonetized Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in an offer to control dark cash and cut off dread financing.

The administration has set a due date of December 30, to get stores of the old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. Which implies, with still about a month to go, at the present pace, the estimation of stores that the banks get is probably going to go up.

As per the information made open by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on November 28, the banks had gotten stores of Rs 8,11,033 crore from November 10 till November 27. As indicated by the previously mentioned report, that number now remains at Rs 9.85 lakh crore as of December 3.

Previous Finance Minister P Chidambaram said in his week by week section in The Indian Express that as indicated by his sources, the banks had officially gotten Rs 11 lakh crore in stores. A report by The Hindu additionally guaranteed a similar sum.

The legislature had assessed that Rs 3 lakh crore in dark cash would be wiped out by its demonetization drive. With the stores as yet developing at a quick pace, it is likely that this number may appear to be swelled at last. The report additionally said, refering to sources that there was a probability dark cash hoarders may have figured out how to change over their unlawful wage into bank stores.

With stores as Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes at 70% at present, the disputable move to expel dark cash from the economy “might be undermined if stores cross 90%”, The Hindu report said, citing anonymous financiers.

HDFC Bank dismisses 4 employees over unauthorized exchange of old notes

Four representatives, including a branch supervisor, of HDFC bank in Chandigarh were sacked for supposedly enjoying unapproved trade of demonetized money takes note of, the bank said in an announcement on Saturday.

“Administrations of the representatives, posted with the Sector-15 branch here, were ended quickly after it was found they were supposedly supporting a man known to one of them by trading his demonetized money notes with new notes,” it said. The bank said “a detached” occurrence of “unapproved” money trade including the representatives went to its notice after its frameworks identified an irregularity.

In another episode, a bank chief and a clerk of an open area bank were captured by the Punjab police on Friday in Bathinda for supposedly charging cash to “supplant” demonetized coin notes.

Admissions and Enrollment of Advocates

The Advocates Act, 1961 

Chapter lll

Admissions and enrolment of advocates

Section 24 : Persons who may be admitted as advocates on a state roll :- (1) subject to the provisions of this Act, and the rules made there under, a person  shall be qualified to be admitted as an advocate on a state roll, if he fulfills the following conditions namely:-

(a) he is citizen of India

Provided that to the subject to the other provisions contained in this Act, a national of any other country may be admitted as an advocate on a state roll, if citizens of India, duly qualified, are permitted to practice law in that othe country:

(b) he has completed the age of twenty-one years;

(c) he has obtained a degree in law-

(i) before 12th day of March 1967, from any university in any territory of India; or

(ii) before the 15th day August, 1947, from any university in area which was comprised before that date within India as defined by the Government of India Act, 1935; or

(iii) after 12th day of March, 1967, save as provided in sub-clause (iiia), after undergoing three year-course of study in law from any university in India which is recognized for the purposes of this Act by the Bar Council of India ; or

(iiia) after undergoing a course of study in law, the duration of which is not less than two academic year from university in India which is recognized for the purpose of this Act the Bar Council of India ; or

(iv) in any other case, from any University outside the territory of India, if the degree is recognized for the purpose of this Act by the Bar Council of India or he is barrister and is called the Bar on or before the 31st Day of December, 1976; or has  passed the Articled clerk’s Examination or any other Examination specified by the High Court at Bombay or Calcutta for enrolment as an attorney of that High Court; or has obtained such other foreign qualification in law as is recognized by the Bar council of India for the purpose of admission as an advocate under this Act;

(d) omitted;

(e) he fulfills such as other conditions as may be specified in the rules made by the State Bar Council under this chapter;

(f) he has paid in respect of the enrolment stamp duty if any, chargeable under the Indian stamp Act, 1989 and an enrollment fee payable  to the state Bar Council of six hundred fifty rupees by way of Bank draft drawn in favor of that council.

Provided that where such person is member of the scheduled castes or the scheduled tribes and produces a certificate to that effect from such authority as may be prescribed, the enrollment fee payable by him to the state council shall be one hundred rupees and to the bar council of India, Twenty five rupees.

Explanation:  For the purposes of this sub-section, person shall be deemed to have obtained a degree in law from university in India on the date on which the results of the examination for that degree are published by the university on its notice board or otherwise declaring him to have passed that examination.

(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section(1) a vakil or pleader who is law graduate may be admitted as an advocate on a state roll if he.

(a) makes an application  for such enrollment in accordance with the provision of this Act, not later than two years from the appointed day, and

(b) fulfills the conditions specified in clauses (a),  (b) , (e) and (f) of sub-section (1)

(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1) a person who-

(a) has, for at least three years, been a vakil or a pleader or a mukhtar, or was entitled at any time  to be enrolled under any law as an advocate of a High Court (including a High Court of a former part B state) or a court of judicial commissioner in any union territory; or

(aa) before the 1st day of December, 1961, was entitled otherwise than as an advocate to practice the profession of law (whether by way of pleading or acting or both) by virtue of the provisions, of any law, or who would have been so entitled had he not been in public service on the said date: or

(b) omitted;

(c) before the first day of April, 1937, has been an advocate of any High Court in any High court in any area which was comprised within Burma as defined in the government of India Act, 1935: or

(d) is entitled to be enrolled as an advocate under any rule made by the bar Council of India in this behalf.

May be admitted as an advocate on state roll if he –

  • Makes an application for such enrollment in accordance with the provisions of the Act; And
  • Fulfills the conditions specified in clauses (a), (b), (e) and (f) of sub-section (1),

(4) Omitted.

Section 24-A : Disqualification for enrollment : (1) No person shall be admitted as an Advocate on State roll –

  • If he is convicted of an offence involving moral turpitude,
  • If he is a convicted of an offence under provisions of untouchable (offences) Act 1955;
  • If he is dismissed or removed from employment or office under the state on any change involving moral turpitude.

Explanation: In this clause, the expression “State” shall have meaning assigned to it under article 12 of the constitution.

Provided that the disqualification for enrollment as aforesaid shall cease to have effect after a period of two years has elapsed since his release or dismissal or, as the case may be removal.

(2) Nothing contained in sub-section (1) shall apply to a person who been found guilty is dealt with under the provisions of the probation of offenders Act, 1958



SECTION 29: ADVOCATES TO BE THE ONLY RECOGNISED CLASS OF PERSONS ENTITLED TO PRACTISE LAW:- subject to the provisions of this Act and any rules made thereunder there shall, as from the appointed day, be only one class of persons entitled to practice the profession of Law, namely , advocates.

SECTION 30: RIGHT OF ADVOCATES TO PRACTISE:- subject to the provisions of this act , every advocates whose name is entered in the State roll shall be entitled as of right to practice throughout the territories to which this Act extends
(i) in all courts including the Supreme court;
(ii) before any tribunal or person legally authorised to take evidence; and
(iii) before any other authority or persons before whom such advocate is by or under any Law for the time being in force entitled to practice.

SECTION 31: omitted

SECTION 32: Power of court to permit appearances in particular cases:- Notwithstanding anything contained in this Chapter,any court,authority or person may permit any person not enrolled as an advocate under this Act,to appear before it or him in any particular case.

SECTION 33: Advocate alone entitled to practice :- Except as otherwise provided in this Act or in any other Law for the time being in force , no person shall,on or after the appointed day,be entitled to practice in any court or before any authority or person unless he is enrolled as an advocate under this Act.

SECTION 34: Power of High Court to make rules :- The High Court may make rules laying down the condition subject to which an advocate shall be permitted to practice in the High Court and the courts subordinate thereto.

( 1 A) The High Court shall make rules for fixing and regulating by taxation or otherwise the fees payable as costs by any party in respect of the fees of his adversary’s advocate upon all proceeding in the High Court or in any court subordinate thereto.

(2) Without prejudice to the provisions contained in sub-section(1)The High Court at Calcutta may make rules providing for the holding of the intermediate and the final Examination for articled clerks to be passed by the persons referred to in section 58-AG for the purpose of being admitted as advocates on the state Roll and any other matter connected herewith.

(3) Omitted;

The Importance of Law in our Lives and in the Society

We as a whole realize that law is vital in the general public. It is an unquestionable requirement all together for a general public to be quiet and issue free. Law is a man-made along these lines it is in you on the off chance that you will tail it or not. On the off chance that you don’t take after the law, it doesn’t mean you will kick the bucket, so nature has nothing to do on the laws of man.

The law is something that the human has made to adjust the general public by presenting equity, Targit BI System, decency and fairness that is set by courts and governments and is connected to everybody inside their locale. The law can offer security to the casualties and will rebuff the individuals who have done unlawful activities. You don’t have any choice where you can browse, on the off chance that you resist, then, you need to confront the results.

In the event that a general public won’t have an arrangement of law on it that will control how the general population works their lives, then there would not be a general public to live in. individuals will have the capacity to settle on choices that will exclusively be founded on their standards, then they would have the capacity to do wrongdoings on the off chance that they need to, take, murder, harm, spook, assault, trespass, and even threaten what and whom when they needed need to, and nothing would be done about it by any means.

Along these lines, it will be a fiasco if impractical if individuals in a general public will do activities that is exclusively base on their standards. In the event that there won’t be law, nothing will stop the general population on doing things that they need, with that, they will be allowed to do vengeance and it will be the other way around for they realize that they could thoroughly escape unto anything they do, regardless of the fact that it is awful and unlawful.

In the long run, the general public will be loaded with violations, murders and illicit activities. On the off chance that there won’t be no standards in a general public, then even a basic waste transfer will be a major issue that could influence the entire world. If not done appropriately, it might prompt infections that can execute mankind. The supply of water could likewise be influenced if there were no standards.

Nobody will work to keep up the cleanliness of it for they may turn unto doing things that may give cash all the more simple despite the fact that it is not comfortable. Nobody will cure us when we were sick and help us stuck in an unfortunate situation. At last, each of the general population will locate their own specific manners to live and survive, it’ll resemble a combat area.

This simply indicate that it is so vital to have an arrangement of law in a general public to control a decent association with each other, notwithstanding for those with clashing interest. This is the main method that could guarantee that the human rights are regarded. On the off chance that we won’t have laws, our general public would not have the capacity to work successfully. Wrongdoings will turn into a regular events that youngsters will grow up and will then think that its ordinary, which is not alluring to happen in our future eras, that is the reason law is imperative, it guarantees the security of our future eras.


“By getting little kids usual to vivaciously duplicating the educator’s words, instructors undermine the fair perfect of individual opportunity and uniformity.” Wrote teacher at Delhi University and a previous executive of NCERT, Krishna Kumar in one of his sections in a famous tabloid. The announcement was said in connection to his restriction to the prominent routine of ensemble recitations in schools till date.

The article other than this announcement primarily contended the predicament of educators preparing or instructor’s training which makes people in procedure of getting to be educators engaged and competent to instruct after the finishing of their course.

Returning to the primary proclamation which drew my consideration, where the author notice about equitable perfect of individual opportunity and equity. I totally consent to the comment he makes. Be that as it may, this likewise conveys me to this point where I have a craving for scrutinizing the whole Civic Education of the nation or Political Science as it is renamed as. On the off chance that advancing majority rule beliefs and making great natives was the intention of our instruction framework then metro training would not have been looked down as only a straightforward subject that can total your general imprints.

At the school level Civic Education or Political Science is just seen as a simple subject which can help one score well. Its reading material does not have the substance to some degree to change residents into better ones nor is it taught in the way where it will fill this need. Parroting and adapting only for exams is the state of mind that impacts this subject also. To aggravate things even after school in the event that you select humanities i.e. Expressions you will manage the subject on the off chance that you decide on it particularly or somehow in the obligatory papers that are offered in the course. In any case on the off chance that you decide on Commerce or Science this paper won’t trouble you by any stretch of the imagination. The inquiry that I might want to ask here is, aren’t these understudies subjects first? Isn’t there a requirement for them to find out about how to end up better subjects and contribute in improving the nation a spot?

I think there is a need to present some sort of a mediation in the present framework where at any rate a few modules of their course each year can acquaint them with the different critical parts of city instruction till they graduate and postgraduate independent of whichever subject that they choose.

The significance of a decent urban instruction framework in making mindful, educated residents needs no emphasis. Along these lines, it turns out to be significantly more essential for a developing majority rules system like our own which has new members at regular intervals to be dependable and instructed enough to partake in administration and its related subjects. Governmental issues don’t exist in vacuum, everything is political and we will need to manage it. It is not that a designer or a specialist will never require to get into the political domain. Indeed as an understudy of political science I think everything goes under the domain of legislative issues and administration and subsequently it turns out to be much more critical for a person to ponder political science.

A sound urban instruction syllabus sponsored by suitable educating, will help instilling the feeling of mindful residents in the era next. I wish metro instruction is considered more important in the nation since teaching of these thoughts of majority rule government will just give us a superior India in the years to come.

Mindful, Informed Citizenry is as much the need of great importance as Good Governance!