NATIONAL EMERGENCY under Constitution

NATIONAL EMERGENCY under Constitution

Introduction The concept of emergency was taken from Germany. In India, the concept of emergency is provided in part 18 of the Indian Constitution from Article352-360. In India there are three types of emergencies: National Emergency State emergency Financial Emergency Since the Constitution was adopted many amendments have been made in the Constitution to adjust […]

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The Preventive Theory: A detailed Explanation

The Preventive Theory: A detailed Explanation

Introduction – Every society has its own set of punishments to regulate the crime rate prevalent. These punishments are awarded to curb the crime rate and also prevent the further commission of the same crime. By awarding punishment to the offenders, examples are set before the society or the common people that if they repeat […]

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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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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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Maneka Gandhi v. Union of India

Maneka Gandhi v. Union of India (Case Summary)

NAME OF THE CASE: Maneka Gandhi v. Union of India PETITIONER: Maneka Gandhi RESPONDENT: Union of India CITATIONS: 1978 AIR 597, 1978 SCR (2) 621 BENCH: M. Hameedullah Beg (then, Chief Justice of India), Y.V. Chandrachud, P.N. Bhagwati, V.R. Krishna Iyer, N.L. Untwalia, S.M. Fazalali, P.S. Kailasam DATE OF JUDGMENT: 25 January 1978 Maneka Gandhi […]

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