Citizenship Act of 1955

Citizenship Act of 1955: How could you acquire or loose Indian citizenship?

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Citizenship, quite a hot topic after the introduction of the Citizenship Amendment Act of 2019. This act has become highly controversial, leading to wide protests and agitations around India, especially in Delhi. Keeping personal political opinions aside, one should try to understand the actual laws of the country relating to citizenship, and then formulate their opinions. So, […]

Cabinet Mission Plan 1946

Cabinet Mission Plan 1946: Proposals and Conflicts

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In our last blog, we discussed the Constituent Assembly: Promulgation and Criticisms. But what led to the formation of the Constituent Assembly? Who initially raised the demand for an independent and sovereign Constituent Assembly and Constitution? What were the conflicts between the Muslim League and the Indian National Congress on this subject? And finally, what […]

Objectives Resolution

Objectives Resolution: Actual and Simplified texts

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We all know about the Preamble of the Indian Constitution that states- WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a SOVEREIGN SOCIALIST SECULAR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC and to secure to all its citizens: JUSTICE, social, economic and political; LIBERTY of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship; EQUALITY of status and of opportunity; and to promote among […]

Constituent Assembly

Constituent Assembly: Promulgation and Criticisms

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The Indian Constitution, the lengthiest constitution of the world, as regulating the world’s biggest democracy requires the lengthiest constitution. But how did this constitution came into being? What were the basic principles? And most importantly, who framed the constitution? Well, framing the constitution of India during the bloody partition was probably the most difficult task. […]

Golak Nath Case

Golak Nath Case: Historical Background and the Aftermath

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In the previous blog, Keshwananda Bharati Case: The Case that saved our constitution, we discussed the most significant judgment by the Supreme Court that saved our Democracy and Constitution, which stated that the basic structure of our constitution cannot be amended or abrogated by the Parliament. Surely this judgment has a big historical background, from land […]