Indian Constitution

Uniform Civil Code

A UCC would establish a single law for the entire country, governing all religious communities in personal matters such as marriage, divorce, inheritance, and adoption. In other words, the UCC is a set of rules/regulations that proposes replacing personal laws based on the scriptures and customs of each major religious …

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Republic Day 2024 Tableaux

The Republic Day 2024 Parade at Kartavya Path promises a wide and lively show with themes ranging from education and empowerment to traditional arts and athletic achievements. Each tableau adds to the rich tapestry of India’s unity in diversity by capturing the distinct cultural, social, and technological characteristics of the …

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Jammu and Kashmir: A Long and Complex Story

  Jammu and Kashmir boasts a rich and complex history spanning millennia, marked by diverse rulers, religious influences, and political upheavals. Here’s a brief overview of key historical events: Ancient Times (3000 BC – 13th Century AD): Indus Valley Civilization flourished in the region, leaving behind remnants in Burzahom and Gufkral. …

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The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, and the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2023

Two bills that were introduced in the Lok Sabha on July 26, 2023. The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2023, amends the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019, which re-organized the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories: Jammu and Kashmir (with legislature) and Ladakh (without legislature). …

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The Election Commission — autonomy in the crosshairs

Syllabus: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. Context The Election Commission of India (ECI) has been a focal point of differences between the government and the judiciary. This time, the clash of opinions is over its appointment. SC Judgement The Supreme Court of …

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Can you equate Article 370 with Basic Structure?

Syllabus: Constitution of India —historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.  Why in NEWS The Supreme Court on Thursday asked whether Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, is being equated with the Basic Structure of the Constitution. Interpretation A Constitution Bench headed by …

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