Category Archives: Constitutional Law

Administrative Relationship between the Centre and States

The administrative relationship between the Centre and States forms the essence of the federal structure of the Constitution. It establishes the harmony between the Centre and the States, inhibiting any secessionist tendencies, to further foster the nation as an ‘indestructible union of destructible states’. Introduction The Constitution of India follows the Parliamentary System of Government and the executive… Read More »

Fundamental Duties: Concept, Importance and Relation

This article aims to present an overview of the Fundamental Duties of Indian citizens. Our country has the lengthiest written constitution in the world. The Fundamental Duties are a part of our constitution through Article 51-A of Part IV- A. The three pillars of the State – the legislature, the judiciary and the executive cannot work in isolation… Read More »

Federalism in India: Unitary, Quasi, Cooperative, Competitive

Federalism is a method of segregating powers so that the central and local governments are each within a domain, harmonizing and autonomous. I. Meaning of the word ‘Federal’ and ‘Federalism’ The term “federal” is derived from the Latin foedus, which means, “covenant”. Therefore, the idea of federalism embodies in itself the ideas of promise, obligation, and undertaking; and hence, the federal… Read More »

Constitutional Values of Landmark Amendments in India

This article the Constitutional Values of Landmark Amendments in India. Some of the important amendments to the Constitution have been discussed herewith. Constitutional Values of Landmark Amendments in India A Constitution is a document of people’s faith and aspirations possessing a special legal sanctity. It is the fundamental and the most supreme law of a country and all… Read More »

National Emergency Provisions Under the Indian Constitution

National Emergency as stated under the Constitution of India is employed in our country by the President. This special machinery of the central government is exercised in order to control and curb certain aggressive and untoward circumstances that might lead to a turmoil or disorder in the country. Introduction The term ‘emergency’ as characterized under Oxford Dictionary signifies… Read More »

Parliamentary Privileges And Fundamental Rights | Overview

Parliamentary Privileges and their relationship with Fundamental Rights provide the basis of our understanding of the amenities enjoyed by the Members of the Parliament. It regulates the idea of power and determines the use of such freedom in making vital laws for the citizens of the country. Parliamentary Privileges And Fundamental Rights Parliamentary privilege refers to rights and… Read More »

Right Against Exploitation: A Comprehensive Analysis

Right Against Exploitation | Overview Introduction Prohibition on Trafficking in Human Beings and Forced Labour Compulsory Service For Public Purposes Prohibition of Employment of Children in Factories, Etc. Conclusion The Right Against Exploitation includes within its ambit, various forms of enslavements and oppression. It covers aspects of exploitations such as bonded labour, forced labour, prison labour, begar and… Read More »