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Golan Heights

‘Golan Heights’ sometimes seen in the news is associated with which of the following water bodies?


Golan Heights

.Consider the following statements:

  1. State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) is headed by the respective Chief Secretary of the State.
  2. National Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) is headed by the Cabinet Secretary.

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National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) caters to which of the following disasters?

  1. Heat waves
  2. Cyclones
  3. Urban floods
  4. Biological disasters

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Doctrine Of Pith And Substance

During the Judgment of Madras High Court, in matter of power tussle between the Lieutenant Governor and the Chief Minister of Puducherry, ‘Doctrine of Pith and Substance’ finds mention. What does this doctrine mean?


Union Territory Of Delhi

Consider the following statements vis-à-vis the Union Territory of Delhi?

  1. Chief Minister and his Council of Ministers are appointed by Lieutenant Governor (LG).
  2. In matters of difference of opinion between LG & Council of Ministers the opinion of LG will prevail.

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Varuna Exercise

Varuna Exercise is between India and which country?


Voting Against The ‘Whip’

Voting against the ‘Whip’ can cost a legislator his/her membership, but if party condones that act within a stipulated time, he/she can be saved from disqualification. What is that stipulated time?


Anti-Defection

Consider the following statements:

  1. 44th Constitutional Amendment Act brought the Anti-Defection in Xth Schedule of Indian Constitution.
  2. If an independent legislator joins any political party within 6 months of winning the election, this will not amount to defection.

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