Republic Of India
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: Satyameva Jayate
Anthem: Jana Gana Mana
Capital New Delhi
Largest city Mumbai
Official languages Hindi, English
Recognised regional languages 8th Schedule
Demonym Indian
Government Federal Parliamentary Republic
• President
Pranab Mukherjee
• Prime Minister
Narendra Modi
Legislature Parliament
India, officially the Republic of India is a democracy in South Asia. It is the world's largest democracy and the second most populous country in the world. It is bordered by the Arabian Sea on the west, the Bay of Bengal on the east and the Indian Ocean on the south. India shares land borders with Pakistan on the West, Nepal, Bhutan and China on the North and North West and Rajia and Bangladesh on the East.

India is one of the world's largest economies. It has been classified as a Newly-Industrialized country by the IMF. It is the world's fastest growing economy. It has border disputes with China and neighboring Pakistan. India supports Baloch and Tibetan independence. India pursues a No First Use Policy.



The 2000s

Geography and Biodiversity



India is a Federal Parliamentary Republic. It is a 'holding together' federation. The constitution provides for a three tier federal system. India is composed of 29 states. The President is the head of the state and acts as a ceremonial head. The Prime Minister is the head of the government.

Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement is a state subject. Each state has its own state police force.


India is a fedration composed of 29 states. All the states have elected legislatures based on the Westminster model.