Constitutional Law

42nd Amendment and its relevance in Indian Politics

Written by: Harpreet Lamba ,Jindal Global Law School 42nd Amendment and its relevance in Indian Politics The 42nd Amendment to the Constitution of India was enacted in the year 1976 during the emergency period of 25 June 1975 – 21 March 1977 by the Indian National Congress under the leadership of the then Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi.[1] This amendment also came to be known as the ‘mini constitution’ due to the vast number of changes …

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Nature of Indian Constitution – Federal and Unitary Features

Written by- Naman Mishra, Himachal Pradesh National Law University Nature of Indian Constitution – Federal and Unitary Features FEDERALISM Federalism is a complex administrative device or hardware for the administration of a nation. The point of which is to draw a harmony between the various powers acting which are to work for centralization of intensity in the inside and the one which is asking a dispersal of it in various parts. A bureaucratic constitution imagines a …

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Comparison of Article 226 with Article 32

Written by- PALAK SINGH Comparison of Article 226 with Article 32 Understanding Article 32 under the Indian Constitution– Article 32 is the right to constitutional remedies enshrined under Part III of the constitution. Right to constitutional remedies was considered as a heart and soul of the constitution by Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar. Article 32 makes the Supreme court as a protector and guarantor of the Fundamental rights. Article 32(1) states that if any fundamental rights …

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Writs under Article 226.

Written by: Gokul Abimanyu. O.R., Tamil National Law University. Topic: Writs under Article 226. High courts in India is the Apex court in the state judicial system that is followed by subordinate courts and have wider jurisdiction than the Supreme Court of India. But they come under the Supreme Court in India’s Judicial hierarchy. High courts have a huge role to play in the administration of justice. the High Court High Court has two-fold powers: …

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Article 262 and Inter-State Water Disputes

Written by: – Punit Sanwal , Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar Topic: – Article 262 and Inter-State Water Disputes Article 262 and Inter-State Water Disputes Introduction In India, the disputes among states regarding to water is one of the most controversial issues in the Indian Federal system. In normal cases it creates lots of problems and in extreme cases it can even hamper the bi-lateral relationship between two states and sometimes more than two states. …

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