CONSTITUTION OF INDIA
The Constitution of India, according to Ivor Jennings, is “The longest and the most detailed in the world.” Constitution of India is the supreme law of India. It lays down the framework defining fundamental political principles, establishing the structure, procedures...
Features of Indian Constitution?
The Constitution of India has some outstanding features which distinguish it from other constitutions. The framers of our constitution studied other constitutions, selected their valuable features and put them with necessary modifications in our constitution. Ours is not...
he Constitution of India is the supreme law of India. It lays down the framework defining fundamental political principles, establishes the structure, procedures, powers, and duties of government institutions, and sets out fundamental rights, directive principles, and the duties of citizens. It is the...
The Constitution of India has some distinct and unique features as compared to other constitutions to the world. As Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, the Chairman of the Drafting Committee puts it, the framers had tried to accumulate and accommodate the best features of other constitutions, keeping in view the peculiar...
The Constitution of India is supreme law of India. It lays down the framework defining fundamental political principles, establishes the structure, procedures, powers, and duties of government institutions, and sets out fundamental rights, directive principles, and the duties of citizens. It is the longest...
Public Accounts Committee (India)
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The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is a committee of selected members of Parliament, constituted by the Parliament of India, for the auditing of the expenditure of the Government of India.
The PAC is formed every year with...
The People’s Republic of China and the Republic of India:
Comparing and Contrasting Political and Economic Structures
In a political perspective “The People’s Republic of China” and the “Republic of India” are from diverse dimensions in which China is mostly dominated by the...
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SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF MUSLIM MINORITY COMMUNITY IN INDIA
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Caste in India
Caste is distinguishing certain sects of people on the basis of their assumed purity or social status. This system was efficient in the ancient times but is now a bane in the modern times. I am going to show how caste system in India affects the society through the practice of reservation...
India—an Emerging Power in the World
Rare are the moments in history when a nation suddenly captures the imagination of the world. For India, those rare moments have arrived. The country is achieving a high economic growth of over...
of the independent India. Military parades, displays of military equipment and the national flag are important symbols on this date.
26th January 1950 is one of the most important days in Indian history as it was on this day the constitution of India came into force and India became a truly sovereign...
EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN IN INDIA
“Authentic empowerment is the knowing that you are on purpose, doing God's work, peacefully and harmoniously.”-Wayne Dyer, American motivational speaker.
According to McLeod, the concept ‘Empowerment’ derives from Latin word 'potere' which means "to be able”. From the...
in response to cases that highlighted the problems faced by some Malaysians, which involve the interpretation of some provisions of the Federal Constitution.
Background to the formation of Article 11
In April 2004, the civil High Court in Kuala Lumpur granted custody of 2 young boys aged 2 and...
Pak-India talks to help remove trust deficit: FO
Foreign Office Spokesperson Abdul Basit said the meeting of foreign secretaries of Pakistan and India would help remove trust deficit between both countries, which would be a good omen for regional peace and stability. Talking to...
through the lens of past,there were seven major areas of discrimination against women in India:
India had exceptionally high rates of child malnutrition, because tradition in India requires that women eat last and least throughout their lives, even when pregnant and...
high that universal elementary education (UEE) is quite an elusive goal.
Since, education is important for the growth of developing nation like India, various steps have been devised to reduce the percentage of dropouts. Non-formal education to provide educational facilities for the drop-outs and...
about 1 2 3 Agreement between India & USA and it almost led to the topple of Central Government.
Indo-US civilian nuclear agreement is the name commonly attributed to a bilateral agreement on nuclear cooperation between the United States of America and the Republic of India. The framework for this agreement...
A Historical Perspective of the Securities Market Reforms in India
His Excellency Mr. Mohammad Fazal, Governor of Maharastra, Sir Howard Davies, Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science, distinguished colleagues, friends from press, and ladies and gentlemen, good evening to all...
Higher Education in India Vision and Action
UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century
Paris, 5-9 October 1998
Indian National Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO
This paper has been brought out by Indian National Commission...
~ India and Indians are free to select whether they want to make relations with any country or not.
~ I ndia is free to frame its own policies and maintain qovernance without any pressure from foreign
~ India is a union of various states and its Constitution is formed by the...
TA: Amy Pojar
Literacy Rates Affecting Women and Development in India
Jawaharlal Nehru once said that you could tell a lot about the development of a nation by looking at the status of its women. This is often a very good indicator of development especially when...
An ESRC Research Group
The progress of school education in India
Geeta Gandhi Kingdon
Global Poverty Research Group Website: http://www.gprg.org/
The support of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is gratefully acknowledged. The work was part of the programme of...
Idea for a Constituent Assembly for drafting a constitution for India was first provided by Bal Gangadhar Tilak in 1895.
The elections for the first Constituent Assembly were held in July 1946. Initially it had 389 members, but later the reformed Assembly had 324 members.
Earthquake prone zones in the world: -
Recent Earthquakes: -
Himachal Pradesh, India 2013
Kobe, Japan 2011
Northern Sumatra, Indonesia 2012
These are some of the very many earthquakes that have occurred over the past...
Health Insurance in India is in its Infancy Health is a human right, which has also been accepted in the constitution. Health care has always been a problem area for India. Before independence the health structure was in dismal condition with a high morbidity and high mortalities, and prevalence...
The history of formulation of the constitution of Pakistan begins with the Lahore Resolution in 1940. It was here that the idea of Pakistan, a separate homeland for the Muslims of India, was first outlined. It came to be known as the Pakistan Resolution.
On June 3, 1947, the British Government accepted...
Indian constitution – prohibiting the employment of any child below fourteen years of age, in a factory, mine or any other hazardous employment be stopped – be adhered to. There should be no ambiguity in ensuring the right of every child to free basic education and the promise of the constitution should...
The Indian constitution:-
The Indian Constitution, which stands for national goals like Democracy, Socialism, Secularism and National Integration, was framed by the representatives of Indian people after a long period of debates and discussions. It is the most detailed constitution in the world. No...
“At the stroke of the midnight hour, whenthe world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.” These were the historical words of our first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, on the eve of India's much awaited Independence Day. However, has India really woken up from its sleep of dreams and aspirations...
the birth of Independent India marking the beginning of the end of Colonial rule globally. It was on 26th of November, 1949 that the Constituent Assembly adopted, enacted and gave to the nation the Indian Constitution with the following preamble:
We, the people of India, having solemnly resolved...
is today one of the most misused constitutional terms. India practices
constitutionaldemocracy with emphasis on constitutionalism. This comes with it to high rates of political
activities with misuse of political powers granted in the Constitution by the political actors. Naturally, the court
Political importance and the structure of Local Government.
-“Democracy is an impossible thing until the power is shared by all”
India, which had survived many onslaughts of foreign aggression or in other terms, colonial rule, was culturally and socially rich and diverse since times...
(xiii) Mistake of Fact
Index of Authorities
(1) Constitution of India Article 361.
(2) IPC section 6.
(3) Hari Singh Gour, The Penal Law of India, Vol I, 11th edition (2000).
(4) Section 81 of Indian Penal Code ACT 45 of (1860).
Should India have a Uniform Civil Code?
Should India have a Uniform Civil Code? This is a question that causes agitation and furious debate everytime it is raised. It is a debate that has been raging for years now. Even the makers of our Constitution thought about it when they wrote...
wherein the belief that everyone is born free and has a right to fulfill one-self in human dignity was no longer a myth.
The framers of the Indian Constitution in their collective wisdom drafted Article 3 enshrined in which is the recognition of the fact that every community with different cultural and...
Federalism in India
India is a big country characterized by cultural, regional, linguistic and geographical diversities. Such a diverse and vast country cannot be administered and ruled from a single centre. Historically, though India was not a federal state, its various regions enjoyed...
of girl childThe Constitution of India, the longest and the most exhaustive constitution of any independent nation in the world, came into force on 26 January 1950. The preamble of the constitution defines India as a sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic republic. India has a bicameral parliament...
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India's Constitution of 1949 with Amendments through 2002
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...
Is India Really A True Democracy
The other night my eleven year old daughter asked me what does democracy mean. I told her that the term ‘democracy’ has been derived from the Greek words ‘Demos’ meaning people and ‘Kratis’ meaning power. I told her that democracy means people’s power and that in the...
IS INDIA A SECULAR COUNTRY?
India became republic on 26th January 1950. Republic means self ruled nation. Republic day honors the date on which constitution of India came into force. The constitution of India was approved by Constituent Assembly of India. This day was chosen to honor the day PURNA SWARAJ. Purna Swaraj was declared...
CENSORSHIP IN INDIA
The Censor Board or Central Board of Film Certification is a statutory censorship and a classification body under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India. The board assigns certification to films, television shows, television ads, and publications...
Ban ban you’re dead!
Censorship in India.
You name it, India has banned it. If the state overlooks something, the central government bans it. On some weeks it feels like we, as a nation, are frenetically trying to prove the big ban theory. In just one week in March this year it seemed that everything...
of Government for India
by Dr. Subhash Kapila
India stands out as a shining symbol of democracy amongst the nations that emerged as independent states after the demise of colonial rule post-World War II. India’s founding fathers, and I stress the plural, opted for the Westminster...
In 1940, with a view to exercise an effective control over the progress and inspection of the work of Income-tax Department throughout India, the first office of the Board, called Directorate of Inspection (Income Tax) - was created. As a result of separation of executive and judicial functions...
women in India was not clear. It was theoretically high but practically low. Women were prohibited to take part in domestic as well as in external matter. They were under the influence of their parents before marriage and their husbands after marriage.
Thus, the position of women in ancient India was inferior...
established the groundwork for Pakistan's foreign policy. He also took steps towards the formulation of the constitution. He presented The Objectives Resolution, a prelude to future constitutions, in the Legislative Assembly. The house passed it on March 12, 1949. It is considered to be the "Magna Carta"...
the economic potential of BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) is such that they may become the four most dominant economies by the year 2050.
India is claimed to be the fastest growing country in Southeast Asia, even some people said that India will be the second China. In this project, we are...
In India, the National Constitution of 1950 or any other Constitutional document does not define the word 'Minority'. The Constitution only refers to Minorities and speaks of those "based on religion or language". In the Constitution of India, the Preamble (as amended in 1976)...
ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION – FROM INDIAN CONSTITUTION PRESPECTIVE
1. "The State shall endeavour to protect and improve the environment and to safeguard the forests and wildlife of the country".
2. "It shall be the duty of every citizen of India to protect and improve the natural environment...
commission of India
The Election Commission of India is an autonomous, constitutionally established federal authority responsible for administering all the electoral processes in the Republic of India. Under the supervision of the commission, free and fair elections have been held in India at regular intervals...
ENGLISH STUDIES IN INDIA: THE CRITICAL MOMENTS
The investigation of the scope of English Studies within the matrix of a larger crisis that of higher education and the question- How English studies in India understands itself in such a situation is posed by the author Rekha Pappu....
August, 1947, India became Independent, the Constituent Assembly became a fully sovereign body and remained so till the inauguration of the Constitution of India. During this period, it acted in a dual capacity : first as the Constituent Assembly engaged in the making of the Indian Constitution, and secondly...
India, officially the Republic of India (Hindi: भारत गणराज्य Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages), is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean...
Salient Features of the Constitution of India
Salient Features of the Constitution of India
The main features of Indian Constitution are the following:
(i) A written and lengthy constitution:
The Constitution of India is a written constitution. It was framed by a Constituent Assembly which was...
encompasses traditional village farming, modern agriculture,
handicrafts, a wide range of modern industries, and a multitude of support services.
India has recently emerged as a vibrant free-market economy, rejecting its previous
socialist path along with the old inefficient centralized bureaucratic...
Cripps mission to India was maybe predestined to failure from many directions. As R. J. Moore in his post mortem of the Cripps mission concludes, ‘the mission was crushed by the monolithic millstones of Churchillian Conservatism and Congress nationalism’ . The mission was to bring India and her resources...
JUDICIAL ACTIVISM IN INDIA: A NECESSARY EVIL
Arpita Saha National Law University, Jodhpur, India ABSTRACT Judicial activism has always been a source of heated debate, especially in the light of recent developments in this regard. Over the last few years with various controversial decisions, judges of...
IN THE HON’BLE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
AT NEW DELHI
Special Leave Petition No.__ of 2013
(Under Article 136 of the Constitution of India, 1950)
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