Glossary - Polity

Appointment of Judges in High Court

The Judges of a high court are appointed by the President ...

National Green Tribunal Act, 2010

An Act to provide for the establishment of a National Green Tribunal for the effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental protection and conservation of forests and other natural resources including enforcement of any legal right relating to environment and giving relief and ...

Central Vigilance Commission

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is the main agency for preventing corruption in the Central Government. It was established based on the recommendation of Santhanam Committee on Prevention of Corruption ...

By-poll election

A member of a legislative assembly often leaves his position vacant on various grounds - person’s untimely death or a criminal conviction, which makes him ineligible to continue in office. ...

Impeachment Motion

Impeachment resolution is passed by a majority of two-thirds of the total membership of that house, it is sent to the other House, which should investigate the charges ...

Panchayati Raj Institutions Accounting Software (PRIASoft)

PRIASoft aims to keep track of all the in-flow (Receipts) and out- flow (Expenditure) of the Panchayati Raj Institutions. ...