The Gandhian Plan

The Gandhian Plan

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In the last article, we discussed the plan for India’s Economic Resurrection, the Bombay Plan. And in this article, we’d be continuing our discussion on Economic Planning in India, by analyzing the Gandhian Plan. (Click here to read about multi-level planning in India) The Gandhian Plan Economic Planning prior to Independence The process of economic planning […]

Pardoning Power of the President

Pardoning Power of the President

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In the last article, we discussed the Veto Powers of the President, and in this article, we’d be discussing the Pardoning Power of the President. Articles 52 to 78 in Part V of the Constitution of India deals with the Union Executive, which consists of the President, Vice President, the Prime Minister, the Council of […]

Utility of Directive Principles

Utility of Directive Principles

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As we all know that the Directive Principles of State Policy, mentioned in Part IV of the Indian Constitution, from Articles 36-51, denotes the ideals that the State should keep in mind while formulating policies and enacting laws. In other words, the Directive Principles are ‘Constitutional instructions or recommendations ‘ to the State in legislative, […]

Present Position of Right to Property

Present Position of Right to Property

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As we all know that the Constitution of India originally provided for seven Fundamental Rights under Part III, which were: Right to Equality Right to freedom Right against Exploitation Right to Freedom of Religion Right to minorities (educational and cultural rights) Right to Constitutional Remedies Right to Property However, at present, there are only six fundamental […]

Exceptions to Fundamental Rights

Exceptions to Fundamental Rights

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In the last article, we discussed the Laws Inconsistent with Fundamental Rights, in this article we’d be discussing the exceptions to Fundamental Rights. Exceptions to Fundamental Rights The Constitution of India, under Part III (Article 12-35), provides for extensive fundamental rights for the citizens of the country, which is indeed the best feature of our Constitution. […]

Multi-level Planning

Multi-level Planning: Planning in India

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After discussing the Bombay Plan, the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS), today we’d be continuing our discussion on Economic Planning in India, by discussing the Multi-Level Planning in India. The Multi-Level Planning in India, just like the MPLAD scheme, is based on the principle of democratic decentralization, allowing for the process of […]

Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme

The Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLAD)

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The Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLAD) is one of the prominent Central Plans which was launched on December 23, 1993. The Central Plans are basically those nation-wide plans which are formulated and financed by the Central Government. These plans have been continuously implemented by the Centre and are detrimental to the socio-economic […]