Laws Inconsistent with Fundamental Rights

Laws Inconsistent with Fundamental Rights

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Polity

The Constitution of India provides for extensive fundamental rights for the citizens of the country, which is indeed the best feature of our Constitution. However, the fundamental rights are subject to various restrictions, and there’s a heated debate about whether these restrictions are really necessary for the integrity, harmony, and sovereignty of the country, or […]

Unitary Features of the Indian Constitution

Unitary Features of the Indian Constitution

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Polity

Article 1 of the Indian Constitution states, ‘India, that is Bharat, shall be a Union of states.’ So, there are numerous Unitary Features of the Indian Constitution. Our Constitution framers used the word ‘Union’ instead of ‘Federation.’ The significance of using the word ‘Union’ is explained by Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar- The Indian Federation is not the result […]

Subordinate Courts of India

Subordinate Courts of India: Structure and Constitutional Provisions

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Polity

India, being the world’s biggest democracy requires a resilient judiciary for its proper functioning. And judiciary in India is indeed resilient (some may have a different perspective of the Indian judiciary, given the huge logjam of pending cases). The Indian judiciary has a systematic hierarchy of courts at the state level, which is extremely important […]

Swaran Singh Committee

Swaran Singh Committee: Fundamental Duties

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Polity

The Indian Constitution, undoubtedly, provides a vast list of Fundamental Rights which is indeed the bedrock of its democracy. However the Indian Constitution, initially, did not mention any fundamental duties. Maybe because the framers of our constitution did not feel the necessity to incorporate the fundamental duties. But enlisting the fundamental duties is indeed necessary, […]