Indian polity and governance

Date: April 15, 2016

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AADHAR Bill: Complete analysis

Date: March 16, 2016

The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Aadhaar Bill that aims to ensure targeted services to intended beneficiaries by assigning them unique identity numbers. The Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016 is be presented in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Incidentally,  this is last working day of first half of ...

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Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act:The Journey of a Decade

Date: February 01, 2016

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 

The Mandate of the Act and Achievements

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) completes ten years of implementation on 2nd February 2016. The achievements of a decade are a cau...

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Right to Legal Aid

Date: April 17, 2015

Right to Legal Aid: A Constitutional Commitment 

Charles de Montesquieu said that; "In the state of nature...all men are born equal, but they cannot continue in this equality. Society makes them lose it, and they recover it only by the protection of the law." The protection of law to poo...

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Citizenship and related issues

Date: January 19, 2015

Citizenship

Citizenship is the status of a person recognized under the custom or law of a state that gives the person (called a citizen), the rights and the duties of citizenship. the Indian Constotution provides citizenship under followinfg articles-

 Art.5  Citizenshi...

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Reservation as a welfare Measure

Date: January 04, 2015

 

Reservation as a welfare Measure

 

Reservation is an affirmative action taken by the state to remove persistent and continuous discrimination on a particular segment of the society.

Its aims to provide access to equal opportunities and grants full participation in the gover...

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INDIA AND ITS TERRITORY

Date: January 04, 2015

INDIA AND ITS TERRITORY

Part I of Indian constitution provides provisions related with Union and its termites, from Art. 1 to 4. India is also known as a country of destructible states and indestructible union. According to Art. 1 (1)  India, that is Bharat, shall be a Union of States.

(2) The states and the territories there o...

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National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill

Date: January 04, 2015

National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill

The Constitution (121st Amendment) Bill, 2014

 

NJAC is a proposed constitutional body responsible for the appointment and transfer of judges to the...

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Fundamental Rights and related issues

Date: December 29, 2014

Fundamental Rights

  Background – Since days of independence the demand for basic rights was a major component of freedom fighters. The home rule movement of Ani Basent demanded that type of monarchy in which peoples have freedom of speech and expr...

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Ordinance making power of President

Date: December 28, 2014

Ordinance making powers of President

Historically The Government of India Act, 1935 under Section 42 and 43 authorises the Governor General to promulgate Ordinances ‘if circumstances exist which render it necessary for him to take immediate action’.

Ordinances are issued by  the Presi...

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Lok Adalat

Date: December 13, 2014

Lok Adalat

Lok Adalat is a system of alternative dispute resolution developed in India. It roughly means “People’s court”.

The idea of Lok Adalat was mainly advocated by Justice P.N. Bhagwati, a former Chief Justice of India.
Lok Adalat is a non-adversarial syst...

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Preamble: the soul of our constution

Date: December 09, 2014

Preamble;  The soul of constitution                                    

We, the people of India...

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Making of Indian constitution

Date: December 09, 2014

Important points regarding making of constitution

  1. Constituent Assembly had been elected firstly, for undivided India. Its first sitting was held on December 9, 1946 and re-assembled as Constituent Assembly for divided India on 14 August 1947.
  2. Its members elected by indirect ...

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