Category: Political Science

Origin of the League of Nations

Origin of the League of Nations: The League of Nations was the immediate outcome of World War I. It was founded by Woodrow Wilson. During World War I, many suggestions were made from time to time for the creation of an international government that could maintain international order and peace. Popular interest in the possibilities of …

Organization of the League of Nations

Organization of the League of Nations: The League, as Gettle observes, “was not a state, nor was it a super-state. It was an organized association of sovereign states, created by treaty, a confederation world-wide in scope”. There were three main organs of the League- Assembly, the Council and the Secretariat. The Assembly: It was the supreme …

Motives of Colonialism

Motives of Colonialism: All nations busy in colonialism have always three objectives before them viz, world empire which was desired by Hitler, Alexander the Great and Napoleon I; continental empire which was the great urge of Louis XIV, Napoleon III and William II and lastly local preponderance which was found in the policies of Frederick the …

Democracy- Types, Merits and Demerits

Democracy: The word ‘Democracy‘ has originated from two Greek words ‘Demos‘ and ‘Cratia‘. ‘Demos’ means people and ‘Cratia’ means power. Thus, democracy means a form of government in which the power is exercised by the people. Thus, democracy means a form of government in which the power is exercised by the people. In the words of …

Polity GK Compilation from JKPSC Exam 2013

Polity GK Compilation from JKPSC Exam 2013: 1. Politics ‘as the authoritative allocation of value’ was stated by:(A) David Easton(B) Harold Laswell(C) Charles Merriam(D) Almond Ans: David Easton (A) 2. The chief exponent of the legal theory of sovereignty is:(A) Austin(B) Bodin(C) Rousseau(D) Locke Ans: Austin (A) 3. Procedure of amendment to the constitution is given in:(A) Article 370(B) Article 368(C) Article 366(D) …

Articles Deals With Fundamental Rights

What is Fundamental Rights? Fundamental Rights are those basic freedoms which are essential for the healthy and all-round development of every individual. These rights are called fundamental because they have been incorporated in the Constitution as fundamental laws of the land and can be enforced by the Judiciary. They are also ‘Fundamental’ because every citizen can …