Category Archives: Constitutional Law

Main Sources of the Indian Constitution

Main Sources of the Indian Constitution | Overview Introduction Main sources of the Indian Constitution List of the Sources Conclusion The present article aims to mention all the major sources of the Indian constitution and what are all the essential features borrowed from these sources. The Constitution of India has absorbed many essential features from the constitution of… Read More »

Indian Constituent Assembly: Features and its Committees

Indian Constituent Assembly | Overview Introduction Role of a Constituent Assembly in constitution-making Committees of Indian Constituent Assembly Major Committees Minor Committees Role of the Drafting Committee Role of the Advisory Committee Conclusion The present article aims to provide a detailed idea about the Indian Constituent Assembly, its features, with a primary focus on all the committees involved… Read More »

Doctrine of Harmonious Construction: A Comprehensive Analysis

The Doctrine of Harmonious Construction: The Parliament makes a separate set of statutes, rules and legislation as well as constitutional provisions under their well-defined powers. While the framing of these provisions has to be done very carefully, conflict still occurs sometimes due to overlapping in their enforcement. This is because there are chances of certain gaps being left… Read More »

Doctrine of Colourable Legislation

Doctrine of Colourable Legislation: Legislation is considered as colourable when a legislature having no power or legislative competence enacts legislation that is so camouflaging that it appears to fall within its legislative competence. The objective lies in the fact that what the legislature can’t legislate directly; it cannot go beyond its competency to legislate it indirectly. This principle… Read More »

Doctrine of Laches: Meaning and Elements

The doctrine of laches refers to a lack of diligence and action in making legal claims or going forward, especially with respect to equity, with legal compliance of a right. An unreasonable wait is not admissible in the court and thus the laches doctrine is applied, which is called the Restriction Act 1963. Laches doctrine is essentially the… Read More »