prime minister of india

PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA

The Prime Minister of India officially the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, is that the leader of the executive branch of the govt of India. The prime minister is that the chief adviser to the President of India and therefore the head of the Union Council of Ministers. they will be a member of any of the 2 houses of the Parliament of India—the Lok Sabha (House […]

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president

Power of President under the Constitution of India

The President of India, officially the President of the Republic of India ), is the ceremonial head of state of India and the Commander in chief of the Indian Armed Forces. The president is indirectly elected by an electoral college comprising the Parliament of India (both houses) and the legislative assemblies of each of India’s states and territories, who themselves are all directly elected. Although the Article 53 of the Constitution of India states that the president can exercise his […]

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right to education

Right to Education in India

CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS- India’s Constitution has requirements to ensure the state offers schooling to all its people. The right to education is the only freedom that takes its position in three sections of our Constitution-Fundamental Rights, State Policy Directive Concepts and Fundamental Duties. The Constitution (Eighty-Sixth) Amendment Act, 2002 incorporated the three articles in one of […]

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Right to Assembly

Right to Assembly [Article 19(1)(b)]

Introduction Many treaties, including the Declaration of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the British Convention on Human Rights, the American Constitution on Human Rights, the African Declaration on Human and Peoples’ Rights, and most national constitutions across the world accept this basic human right. Freedom of […]

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Deterrence Theory as a Theory of Punishment

Deterrence Theory as a Theory of Punishment

Introduction – History is a witness to the fact that when the crime rate proliferates in society punishments are introduced to curb them. It has been clearly evident that punishments have always been instrumental to stop the crime rate and restore public order. Punishment can be defined as the hardships imposed on an individual in […]

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Doctrine of Double Jeopardy

Doctrine of Double Jeopardy

Introduction– The Indian Constitution has been considered as the guarantor of the fundamental rights of its citizens. The Constitution also ensures that the fundamental rights of the offenders are also duly protected. Article 20 clause (2) of the Indian Constitution envisages protection against ‘double jeopardy’. The clause is in pertinence to a principle of criminology, […]

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AMENDMENT PROCEDURE OF THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA

AMENDMENT PROCEDURE OF THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA

AMENDMENT PROCEDURE OF THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA signifies changing provisions or updating certain features to meet the requirement of the day. Need for Constitutional Amendment – If there was no provision for amending our constitution the people and leaders would have deviated to extra-constitutional means like revolution and violence. The provision for amending our Constitution […]

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PREAMBLE IN THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA

PREAMBLE IN THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA

MEANING – Chamber 20th Century Dictionary, ‘Preamble means a preface, introduction, especially that of an act of Parliament, giving its reasons and purposes.’ Black’s Law Dictionary, ‘Preamble means a clause at the beginning of a Constitution or a statute explanatory of the reasons for its enactment and objectives sought to be accomplished. CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY’S VIEWS […]

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Constitution (103rd Amendment), Act 2019

The Constitution (103rd Amendment), Act 2019

On January 9, 2019, the Government of India enacted the Constitution (one hundred and third Amendment) Act, to provide an extra 10% reservation cap to the economically weaker section (EWS) of the society in matters related to public employment and admissions in educational institutions. The bill received the presidential assent on 12 January 2019 making […]

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