Constitutional Law

INTRODUCTION TO THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA, 1950

The Constitution of India which was brought into force on 26 January, 1950 announcing the birth of a new republic to the entire world. It is the Supreme Lex, it reflects upon the struggle and aspir…

State Under Article 12 of The Constitution Of India

Most of the Fundamental rights provided to the citizens are claimed against the State and its instrumentalities and not against the private bodies. Art. 13(2), bars the ‘state’ from making any ‘law…

RIGHT TO EQUALITY UNDER ARTICLE 14 OF CONSTITUTION

Right to Equality is the first fundamental right assured to the people of India. Article 14-18 of the Constitution guarantees this right to every citizen of India. Equality is one of the magnificen…

CITIZENSHIP

CITIZENSHIP Part II of the Constitution of India (Articles 5-11) deals with the Citizenship of India. Article 5 speaks about citizenship of India at the commencement of the Constitution (Nov 26, 19…

WRIT JURISDICTION OF THE SUPREME AND HIGH COURTS

WRIT JURISDICTION OF THE SUPREME AND HIGH COURTS A writ is a quick remedy against injustice, a device for the protection of the rights of citizens against any encroachment by the governmental autho…

DIRECTIVE PRINCIPLE OF STATE POLICY

DIRECTIVE PRINCIPLE OF STATE POLICY Article 36 to 51 of the Constitution of India embodies the Directive Principles of State policy and for these we are indebted to the Constitution of Ireland. The…

EMERGENCY PROVISIONS

EMERGENCY PROVISIONS Emergency The term ’emergency’ may be defined as ‘a difficult situation arising suddenly and demanding immediate action by public authorities under powers spe…

SPECIAL STATUS OF JAMMU & KASHMIR

SPECIAL STATUS OF JAMMU & KASHMIR Under the Part XXI of the Constitution of India, which deals with “Temporary, Transitional and Special provisions”, Article 370 is a temporary provision granti…

JUDICIARY: UNION & STATE

JUDICIARY: UNION & STATE  Nature of Judicial Power In order to maintain the supremacy of constitution, there must be an independent and impartial authority to decide disputes between units of f…

DISTRIBUTION OF POWERS BETWEEN UNION AND STATE

DISTRIBUTION OF POWERS BETWEEN UNION AND STATE The main characteristic of a federal constitution is the distribution of powers between the center and the states. The Indian constitution provides fo…

FREEDOM OF TRADE COMMERCE AND INTERCOURSE

FREEDOM OF TRADE COMMERCE AND INTERCOURSE Part XIII of the constitution contains provisions relating to the freedom of trade, commerce and intercourse within the territory of India. The provisions …

JUDICIAL REVIEW

JUDICIAL REVIEW Basis and Scope Philosophy of judicial review is rooted in the principle that constitution is the fundamental law, all governmental organs must not do anything which is inconsistent…