Article 35A denied rights

Syllabus: Constitution of India Why in NEWS Chief Justice of India said Article 35A, which empowered the Jammu and Kashmir Legislature to define “permanent residents” of the State and provide them special privileges, denied fundamental rights to others. Article 35A Article 35A of the Indian Constitution was an article that …

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Manipur victims before magistrates

Responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. Context Union Home Minister Amit Shah that the CBI would investigate cases connected to the violence, the agency has registered 27 cases so far. They include several alleged incidents of sexual assault on women victims. CBI CBI stands for Central Bureau of Investigation. It is …

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The committee selecting the CEC

Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. Story so far The Union government introduced a Bill in the Rajya Sabha that proposed that the selection panel for appointing the Election Commission, comprising the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and other Election Commissioners (ECs), will consist …

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Imposition of President’s Rule in Manipur and creation of a separate administration for tribals were among the key demands from tribal leaders who met Union Home Minister recently. What is President’s Rule? President’s Rule refers to the suspension of a state government and the imposition of direct rule of the Centre. The central …

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On May 19, 2023, the President of India exercised legislative power under Article 123 of the Constitution, during the period Parliament was in recess, to promulgate “The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Ordinance, 2023” (Ordinance). The ordinance negates a Constitution Bench judgment of the Supreme Court of …

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K Shivakumar sworn in as Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka Appointment of a Deputy CM has been a long-standing feature of Indian politics. The post of Deputy CM represents a political compromise that often follows the formation of a coalition government or when no single leader commands unchallenged authority in …

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Last Wednesday, the Supreme Court granted the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) more time to complete its investigation into Hindenburg Research’s allegations of malfeasance, stock price manipulations and violations of minimum public shareholding requirements in Adani Group firms. Ahead of the Court’s original May 2 limit, SEBI had …

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The Andhra Pradesh High Court has set aside the state governemnt order that sought to regulate public gatherings or ‘assembly on roads, roadside and margins. The court in its order noticed that historically, culturally and politically, the tradition of public meetings, processions, assembly etc. on streets, highways etc. has been recognized in …

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