DMPQ-. Throw light on the Writ jurisdiction of state High courts.

. Article 226 of the Constitution empowers a high court to issue writs including habeas corpus, mandamus, certiorari, prohibition and quo-warrento for the enforcement of the fundamental rights of the citizens and for any other purpose. The phrase ‘for any other purpose’ refers to the enforcement of an ordinary legal right. The high court can … Read more

03-04.06.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Colleges allowed to increase seats by 10% Goa University’s (GU) academic council has given affiliated colleges blanket approval to increase the number of seats for their first year (FY) courses by 10%. This is the third straight year that GU has issued this approval, and is meant to enable colleges to accomodate more students.   The … Read more

16.02.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA State govt to arm traffic cops with 100 alcometers   There will not be cheer for this move if you are among those who booze and drive and have a penchant for speed. The state government has cleared the traffic police proposal to procure 100 alcometers and fours laser speed radar guns to crackdown … Read more

10.02.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Goa government may take Rs 450 crore hit from mining closure   A mainstay of Goa’s economy, the closure of mining operations is going to hurt the state for the second time in a decade. The Supreme Court’s scathing judgment will extract a heavy economic price and could not only lead to a Rs 400-450 crore revenue … Read more

06.02.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Zuari bridge to be closed from 6am-9am on Sunday   The Zuari bridge will be closed on February 4 from 6am to 9am for all vehicular traffic.   Ferry boats will be pressed into service between Cortalim and Agasaim to faciliate movement of vehicular traffic. Besides, traffic will be diverted via Borim bridge on NH 17-B, … Read more

06.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN AICTE lauds Rajasthan’s ranking system for engineering colleges   Rajasthan Technical University’s (RTU) system of ranking its engineering colleges on a scale of 1000 points has won praise from the All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE), the body governing all technical institutes in the country. AICTE has sought details of the system after which it … Read more

04-05.02.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Maharashtra minister supports Goa in Mhadei row   Maharashtra minister of state for home Deepak Kesarkar said diversion of Mhadei water to Karnataka affects the natural flow of the river.   The place where Mhadei originates and flows in Khanapur taluka falls in Maharashtra according to the Mahajan Commission Report. Maharashtra rejected the report since Belagavi city was … Read more

23.01.18 Goa(GoaPSC) Current Affairs

GOA Teaching of state’s official language to be made compulsory in all schools in Goa   Minister for town and country planning (TCP) Vijai Sardesa has stressed that teaching of the state’s official language in all schools will be made mandatory in Goa soon.   Stating that every child should have access to quality education, Sardesai … Read more

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