(I) Zonal Councils were set up under the States Reorganization Act, 1956 (so it is not constitutional body) to foster Inter-State co-operation and co-ordination among the States.
(II) Union home minister is the ex-officio chairman of zonal council.
What do you understand by the term "Cooperative federalism”? Do you think that the without changing the provisions which deals about the article 356, ideals of the cooperative federalism can be realised? Critically examine.
The Central Budget 2016-17, widely hailed as a pro-rural and pro-poor budget has been touted as a boring, unimaginative policy programme, which does precious little for raising the investment climate in the country as was evident from a skidding Sensex through the day.
The Department of Personnel and Training in response to the news published in The Hindu on 18th November, 2014, clarified in a notification that it is true that the Government has took decision on ARC report.
A surrogacy arrangement is the carrying of a pregnancy for intended parents. There are two main types of surrogacy, gestational surrogacy and traditional surrogacy.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) estimates the practice of Commercial surrogacy in India will generate $2.3bn a year with nearly 20,000 such clinics operating across the country. However, there is no law to regulate the same. The Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill, 2013 has been pending for quite a while and it has not been presented in the Indian Parliament.
In 2002, the Supreme Court of India in the Manjis case (Japanese Baby) has held that commercial surrogacy is legal in India. , a U.N.-backed study estimates that the surrogacy business has raked in more than $400 million a year.