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Why some States in India have Bicameral Legislatures ?
Why some States in India have Bicameral Legislatures

Like Union legislature, some of the states of India follow a bicameral system wherein the legislature is divided into two separate houses. A bicameral legislature comprises a lower house and an upper house. While the former is known as the Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha), the latter is called the Legislative Council (Vidhan Parishad). From as early as the first half of 20th century to as latest as 2014, adoption of bicameral legislatures has been influenced by a handful of factors including bifurcation of existing states and formation of new ones. Why Some States in India Have Bicameral [...]Read more

The Indian Insurance Sector and Amendments made in the Bill
The Indian Insurance Sector and Amendments made in the Bill

Indian insurance sector has had its share of ups and downs, witnessing both galloping growth and a long period of lull. The journey that began in the pre-independence era has been replete with challenges and opportunities. With all eyes set on the much-awaited Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill, the industry seems to be at the brink of yet another change. Early Years of Indian Insurance Sector The nineteenth century India saw emergence of two insurance players – Oriental Life Insurance Company in 1818 and Bombay Mutual Life Assurance Society in 1870. The oldest existing insurance company in India [...]Read more

National Anthem and National Song of India
National Anthem and National Song of India

Both the national anthem and the song had been the fountainhead of inspiration for the freedom fighters in the pre-independence era. While the anthem has the message of pluralistic society and harmonious co-existence, the latter reflects the passionate fervour to break free from the foreign yoke and bring prosperity to the motherland. The history behind their origin is as interesting as their composition. History of National Anthem The national anthem has its origin in 1911, the same year when the British decided to shift the Capital from Calcutta to Delhi. There was renewed vigour among the Indians [...]Read more

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