Constitutional| Non-Constitutional Bodies News

Constitutional Bodies are those bodies which are constituted based on the provisions given in the constitution of India and derive their power from it. Whereas Non-constitutional bodies can be Statutory, regulatory, executive or Quasi-judicial bodies.

Statutory Bodies are Non-constitutional bodies created by an Act of Parliament and do not find their mention in the constitution. 

Following are the Bodies appeared in news in 2020-21:

Constitutional and Non-constitutional bodies news

  • 15th Finance commission report
    Context – The Fifteenth Finance Commission led by Chairman N K Singh, submitted its Report to the President of India. What are the key highlights of the latest report? The Fifteenth Finance Commission led by Chairman N. K. Singh submitted its report for the period 2021-2026 to President of India. As per the Terms of Reference (ToR), the Commission was ...
  • US Federal Election Commission Vs Indian Election commission
    Context: Comparison between Indian U.S. Federal Election Commission and Indian Election commission What are the Issues pertaining to the functions of U.S. Federal Election Commission? Vacancies: The Commission has hardly been able to function in the last year because of resignations. The Commission haven’t passed a single order since August 2019, owing to lack ...
  • Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India
    Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) It is a constitutional body established under Article 148 of the Constitution of India. Purpose: CAG audits all receipts and expenditure of the Government of India and the state governments, including those of bodies and authorities substantially financed by the government. Appointment: CAG is appointed by the President of India ...
  • About Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC)
    BARC was established as an autonomous ‘not for profit’ body duly registered under the Companies Act, 2013. BARC was constituted comprising representatives from all relevant industry associations being Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), Indian Society of Advertisers (ISA) and Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI). BARC India owns and manages a transparent, accurate, ...
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