Right to Constitutional Remedies – A Fundamental Right

Part III of the Indian Constitution guarantees fundamental rights to the citizens. All those fundamental rights that make one's life worth living are ensured by these rights. Fundamental rights are very essential for the entire development of individuals and the country. The declaration of fundamental rights would be meaningless unless there is effective machinery for... Continue Reading →

FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS :JUSTIFICATION AND NECESSITY

Introduction : Fundamental rights though known as basic human rights then also governed by the Constitution in India and considered special rights for the people.  Rights being cohesive, the citizens can comprehend the importance of all the members of the society, co-operate and adjust themselves accordingly, thereby maintaining cordial relationships among each other. These rights... Continue Reading →

OUTRAGING THE MODESTY OF A WOMEN

The number of sexual offences committed against women has rapidly risen in recent years. Offenses against women are becoming more and more prevalent. Women have suffered both physical and mental pain as a result of this, which has cost their lives. Outraging the Modesty of a Woman is one such crime committed against women that... Continue Reading →

WHAT IS DEFAMATION

According to the law, defamation is the act of harming another's reputation by a false publication (communication to a third party) that has the potential to bring them into disrepute. The concept is elusive, and only human creativity can create all the different variations. Defamation is an English legal invention, but similar concepts have existed... Continue Reading →

WHAT IS BIGAMY

INTRODUCTION In India, separate personal laws govern marriages for various communities. These private laws cover a range of family characteristics. Marriage has been described as a pure sacrament, especially in our Indian culture, a connection that unites two lives until the end of their lives, in contrast to other nations where getting married is a... Continue Reading →

RIGHT AGAINST EXPLOITATION: (ARTICLE 23 AND 24)

OVERVIEW : Right against Exploitation (Articles 23 & 24) - The Right against Exploitation is provided under  Articles 23 and 24 of the Indian Constitution.  It is one among various important fundamental rights that assures that every citizen is protected from forced labour whether it be of any kind or nature. Articles 23 and 24... Continue Reading →

UNITARY AND FEDERAL FORM OF GOVERNMENT

INTRODUCTION Absolute monarchies were the first states to form in Europe during the early modern era. The king held most of the authority in these hierarchical or organic governments. However, as their economies changed, culminating in the industrial revolution, so did political beliefs about how people should be governed. In the second part of the... Continue Reading →

Biography of Justice A.D.Dave

Born On- 19th of November, 1951 (Gangtok, Sikkim, India) Education- Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com)Master of Law (LLM)Chartered Accountant (CA) In Office- Judge of Gujarat High Court (18th of September, 1995- 06th of January, 2008)Chief Justice High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad (07th of January, 2008- 10th of February, 2010)Chief Justice of Bombay High Court... Continue Reading →

Biography of Justice Bhuvaneshwar Prasad Singh

Born On- 01st of February, 1989 Education-   Bachelors of Arts (BA)Masters of Arts (MA)Bachelors of Law (BL)Doctorate of Law (LLD) In Office- Vakil, Patna High Court (1922-1927)Lecturer of Government Law College, Patna (1926-1935)Advocate (1927-1935)Member of the Senate of the Faculty of Law and Board of Examiners of Law, Patna University (1932-1951)Government Pleader (1935-1939)Assistant Government... Continue Reading →

EXECUTIVE POWERS

ARTICLE 53 OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION The Executive Powers of the Union are stated in Article 53 of the Indian Constitution. Clause [1] of the Article 53 defines that the executive power of the union shall be conferred with the President and shall be implemented by him either directly or through his officers in obedience... Continue Reading →

Salient Features 91st Amendment Act

Introduction This 91st Amendment bill was within in one day by the Lok Sabha on 16 December 2003. Then it was passed by the Rajya Sabha on 18 December. Presidential consent was given on 1 January 2004 and the Constitution (Ninety-First Amendment) Act – 2003 was notified in the Gazette of India on 2 January... Continue Reading →

POWERS OF THE PRESIDENT

The President in India being the head of the State has wide powers. Some of which are enlisted below - Executive PowersMilitary PowersDiplomatic PowersLegislative PowersOrdinance-making Power of the President EXECUTIVE POWERS OF THE PRESIDENT The Constitution has conferred extensive executive powers on the President. The executive power of the Union of India is vested in... Continue Reading →

FUNCTIONS AND IMPORTANCE OF JUDICIARY

The judiciary is a significant component of our government and is essential to the functioning of our democracy. It is therefore regarded as the protector of the Constitution and the watchdog of democracy. In addition to preserving freedoms, equality, and fraternity, the judiciary ensures justice for all of its citizens. The judiciary's function in Indian... Continue Reading →

SALIENT FEATURES OF THE 13TH AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA[1]

The main feature of the 13th Amendment gave the status to the Naga people and made special provisions for it. An agreement was made in the year 1960 in July between the Leader of the Naga People Convention and the Government of India. History- In the year 1918, Naga requested the British that Naga should... Continue Reading →

SALIENT FEATURES OF THE 14TH AMENDMENT OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION[1]

In brief, the main feature of the 14th Amendment was to incorporate Pondicherry into the Indian Union History- In the year 1962 on the date of 16th of August, India and France exchanged ratification instruments by which France relinquished full sovereignty over the regions it controlled to India.In the year 1963 on the date 01st... Continue Reading →

SALIENT FEATURE OF THE 15TH AMENDMENT OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION

In Brief- Enabled the High Court to issue writs to any person or authority, even if the cause of action occurs outside its territorial limitations if the cause of action occurs inside its geographical limits.Raised the age of retirement for high court judges from 60 to 62 years old.Enabled the appointment of retired high court... Continue Reading →

Right to Privacy

The simple Meaning of this Term is; To be free and alone without unnecessary public interference.  UDHR(Universal Declaration of Human rights,1948(Article 12), International Covenant on Civil and Political  Rights,1966 ( Article 17), European Convention on Human Rights(Article 8) defines Right of Privacy. In the Indian  Constitution Right to Privacy is not mentioned in any Article,... Continue Reading →

BIOGRAPHY OF CHIEF JUSTICE RAGHUNANDAN SWARUP PATHAK

Raghunandan Swarup Pathak renowned as a meticulous Judge, he inspired Loyalty in those who work for and alongside him. The breadth and depth of his legal knowledge was allied to a modest humanity that enabled him to understand the people who came before him as effectively as he grasped the application of relevant law. Raghunandan... Continue Reading →

BIOGRAPHY OF CHIEF JUSTICE P.N. BHAGWATI

Judges should be of stern, stuff and tough fire , unbending before power, economic or political, and they must uphold the core principle of law which says, be you ever so high, the law is above you.”-   Justice P.N. Bhagwati The complete boldness of Justice P.N. Bhagwati’s vision, philosophical, rationale and futuristic imprints of judicial... Continue Reading →

BIOGRAPHY OF CHIEF JUSTICE Y.V. CHANDRACHUD

It is not an easy job…my biggest achievement is that I am leaving an undivided court for my successor - Y.V Chandrachud “On my first day to court, my father introduced me to Justice Chandrachud who was then a public prosecutor. My father had said that this young man will be the Chief Justice Of... Continue Reading →

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