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Lockdown, curfew and section 144: Know the difference 

The whole country has come to standstill due to Coronovirus. In order to prevent it from spreading among more people, the government has put in place an order to not get out of houses, or go out only in the time of absolute need. We need to follow this order to prevent the virus from […]

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Republic Day facts you should know 

It was on January 26, 1930 that Purna Swaraj Day or India’s Independence Day was first celebrated. This was the day the country decided to push for complete freedom from the British. After the Constitution was framed, our leaders decided to celebrate Indian Republic Day on January 26 to commemorate that day. There are two […]

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Constitution for kid, simple and straight! 

Every 26th January, people gather on New Delhi’s Rajpath amidst a colourful jamboree of fluttering flags, marching soldiers and dancing children. What is celebrated on this day is at the heart of our democracy-the magnificent Constitution of India. The document didn’t only lay down the law but united India with a vision that took two […]

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Kashmir: Before and after Article 370

Last week we told you how Jammu and Kashmir had special privileges despite being an Indian state. But on Monday, August 5, 2019, the Indian government changed that status after passing an amendment to the Constitution. Now J&K is no more a state but divided into two Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. […]

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Why is Jammu & Kashmir ‘special’?

Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India. It is the northernmost state of our country, and though it’s governed by Indian Constitution, it has been given certain special privileges keeping in view of the state’s controversial history. The Article 370 of the Constitution gave autonomous stature to the state of J&K. This means […]