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Paniyas : The unknown untouchables

Numerically the Paniyars form the largest single tribe in Kerala

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Pazhaverkadu: The Untold story

Pulicat (Pazhaverkadu) is historically a remarkable place, an abode for Portuguese, Dutch, the Cholas, Vijayanagar, Arabs and finally the British.

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SHAKTHI

A Documentary on Pulayan Tribes of Anaimalai Hills

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Vedic Period polity, social – divisions, and Vedic Gods

TRIBAL POLITY ®Vedic period worked with tribal chief in centre called Rajan due to his successful leadership in war. ®His post has become hereditary. He did not exercise unlimited power. ®He was elected by tribal assembly called Samiti ®Several tribal based assemblies were there who exercised deliberative , military and religious functions. Sabha and samiti […]

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Asoka – Kalinga war- policy of dharma

Asoka The name Asoka means Sorrow free. Period of Asoka brightest the chapter in the history of mankind. His inscription reveals his activities, after serving as Viceroy Asoka success Bindusara to the Mauryans throne.   Name in the Inscriptions The name Asoka is written only once in Maski Edict . The names like Asokaravadhana and […]

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ADVENT OF ARYANS AND THE AGE OF RID VEDA

ADVENT OF ARYANS AND THE AGE OF RID VEDA Original home and identity The Aryans spoke the Indo-European languages, which are current in changed forms all over Europe, Iran and the greater part of the Indian continent. Aryans seems to be lived somewhere in the steppes stretching from southern Russia to Central Asia Certain names […]

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The Parliament – Parliamentary privileges -11

PARLIAMENTARY PRIVILEGES Meaning Parliamentary privileges are special rights, immunities and exemptions enjoyed by the two Houses of Parliament, their committees and their members. They are necessary in order to secure the independence and effectiveness of their actions. Without these privileges, the Houses can neither maintain their authority, dignity and honour nor can protect their members […]

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The Parliament – Multifunctional Role of Parliament -8

MULTIFUNCTIONAL ROLE OF PARLIAMENT In the ‘Indian politico-administrative system’, the Parliament occupies a central position and has a multifunctional role. It enjoys extensive powers and performs a variety of functions towards the fulfilment of its constitutionally expected role. Its powers and functions can be classified under the following heads: Legislative Powers and Functions Executive Powers […]

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The Parliament – Budget in Parliament -7

  BUDGET IN PARLIAMENT The Constitution refers to the budget as the ‘annual financial statement’. In other words, the term ‘budget’ has nowhere been used in the Constitution. It is the popular name for the ‘annual financial statement’ that has been dealt with in Article 112 of the Constitution. The budget is a statement of […]

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