संविधान सभा का गठन

COMPOSITION OF THE CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY संविधान सभा की संरचना As per the provision of the Cabinet Mission Plan, the Constituent Assembly was constituted in November 1946 The features of the scheme were The total strength of the Constituent Assembly was to be 389. Of these, 296 seats were to be allotted to British India and Read More

Indian Independence Act of 1947

Indian Independence Act of 1947 On February 20, 1947, the British Prime Minister Clement Atlee declared that the British rule in India would end by June 30,1948; after which the power would be transferred to responsible Indian hands. This announcement was followed by the agitation by the Muslim League demanding partition of the country. Again Read More

Government of India Act of 1935

Government of India Act of 1935 On the base of recommendation made by the Simon Commission, British Govt. enacted Government of India Act of 1938.  The Act marked a second milestone towards a completely responsible government in India. It was a lengthy and detailed document having 321 Sections and 10 Schedules. The features of this Read More

Simon Commission and Communal Award

Simon Commission साइमन कमीशन In November 1927 itself (i.e., 2 years before the schedule), the British Government announced the appointment a seven-member statutory commission under the chairmanship of Sir John Simon to report on the condition of India under its new Constitution. All the members of the commission were British and hence, all the parties Read More

Government of India Act of 1919 / भारत शासन अधिनियम, 1919:

After Indian Councils Act of 1861, 1892 and 1909,  British Govt. enacted new Act. i.e Government of India Act of 1919. Government of India Act of 1919: On August 20, 1917, the British Government declared, for the first time, that its objective was the gradual introduction of responsible Government in India. The Government of India Act Read More

Indian Councils Act of British India भारत परिषद अधिनियम

After Government of India Act of 1858 British Govt. enacted New Acts i.e. Indian Councils Act of 1861, 1892 and 1909: After the great revolt of 1857, the British Government felt the necessity of seeking the cooperation of the Indians in the administration of their country. In pursuance of this policy of association, three acts Read More

Government of India Act of 1858 /1858 का भारत सरकार अधिनियम

After Regulating Act of 1773, Charter Acts of 1793, 1813, 1833 and 1853,  Pitt’s India Act of 1784, British Govt. enacted new Act i.e Government of India Act of 1858: This significant Act was enacted in the wake of the Revolt of 1857–also known as the First War of Independence or the ‘sepoy mutiny’. The act known Read More

Charter Acts of British India चार्टर एक्ट

After Regulating Act of 1773 British Govt. introduced new act i.e. Charter Acts of 1793, 1813, 1833. Charter Act of 1793 The features of this Act were as follows: It extended the overriding power given to Lord Cornwallis over his council, to all future Governor-Generals and Governors of Presidencies. It gave the Governor-General more powers Read More

Pitt’s India Act of 1784

After Regulating Act of 1773 and Charter Acts of 1793, 1813, 1833 and 1853 British Govt. introduced new act i.e. Pitt’s India Act of 1784 Pitt’s India Act of 1784 पिट्स का भारत अधिनियम 1784: The features of this Act were as follows: It distinguished between the commercial and political functions of the Company. It Read More

Regulating Act of 1773(1773 का विनियमन अधिनियम)

Regulating Act of 1773 This act was of great constitutional importance as (a) it was the first step taken by the British Government to control and regulate the affairs of the East India Company in India; (b) it recognised, for the first time, the political and administrative functions of the Company; and (c) it laid Read More