Constitution

Constitutional Morality and the Constitution in India

What is Constitutional Morality? Constitutional morality goes beyond the literal interpretation of the Indian Constitution. It emphasizes the spirit of the document, focusing on adherence to its core principles like justice, equality, liberty, and rule of law. It’s the unwritten code that guides the actions of state institutions and individuals …

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The Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006

Introduction The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, popularly known as the Forest Rights Act (FRA), is a landmark legislation in India. It aims to address historical injustices faced by Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (OTFDs) and empower them by …

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Basic Structure Doctrine of Indian Judiciary

Basic Structure The Basic Structure Doctrine is a cornerstone principle established by the Indian Judiciary to ensure the inviolability of the fundamental character of the Indian Constitution. This doctrine acts as a shield against attempts to radically alter the Constitution’s core tenets through amendments. Evolution of the Basic Structure Doctrine. …

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INDOSRI LANKA agreement on 1974

INDOSRI LANKA agreement

Introduction The term “Katchatheevu” translates to “barren island” in the Tamil language. Situated in the Palk Strait, Katchatheevu Island spans approximately 285 acres and remains uninhabited. It lies between India and Sri Lanka, serving as a point of geographical significance in the region. Katchatheevu Island Located 33 km northeast of …

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Curative petition

curative petition

Definition: A curative petition is a legal remedy available in India to address final judgments or orders of the Supreme Court that may have resulted in a miscarriage of justice or violated fundamental rights. It is considered as the last resort for seeking a review of a judgment after exhausting …

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Allocation of Election Symbol

election symbols

 Concept The Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968 is a significant legal document in Indian electoral law. It was issued by the Election Commission of India (ECI) under the authority granted by the Representation of the People Act, 1951. This order primarily deals with the reservation and allotment of …

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Securing Our Future: Recognizing the Vital Role of the National Disaster Resource Fund

National Disaster Resource Fund (NDRF)

TABLE OF CONTENTS News Concept of NDRF Key Features of NDRF   News: Tamil Nadu on Wednesday filed a suit in the Supreme Court accusing the Union government of treating the people of the State in a “step-motherly” fashion by delaying the release of disaster relief funds of nearly ₹38,000 …

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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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