Fundamental Rights, enshrined in Part III, are arguably the most important feature of the Indian Constitution. This post explains all aspects of fundamental rights in India available to citizens as well as non-citizens. Introduction to the Fundamental Rights in India The Fundamental Rights are enumerated from Articles 12 to 35 in Part III of the
In this post you will know all about the Preamble of Indian constitution, including, history of the Preamble, text, present status, key words in the preamble. You can also download a PDF file of the Preamble on this page. The term ‘Preamble’ means the introduction to a statute. It is the introductory part of the
Every written Constitution in the World has its own unique features and the Indian Constitution is no exception. But there are many salient features of the Indian Constitution that make it distinct from the other Constitutions. This article describes in detail the 8 main features of the Indian Constitution. 1. Lengthiest Constitution in the World
The Fundamental Duties enshrined in Part IVA of the Indian Constitution (Article 51A) were inserted by the 42nd Constitutional Amendment Act in 1976. In this article we will go through the list of Fundamental Duties, their background or need, legal position and suggestions of committees. What is the Need of Fundamental Duties in the Constitution?
The Governor is the titular head of the state government, appointment by the Central government. Just like the President, the Governor’s role is mostly symbolic unless discretion is involved in which the Governor is not supposed to consult the state government. In this article we will know about the qualification, appointment and service conditions to
A writ is a directive issued by the Supreme Court and High Courts in India to carry out their directives for the enforcement of the fundamental right and/or legal right of the affected person. The Supreme Court can issue writs under Article 32 of the Constitution while the High Courts can issue writs under Article
Recently a voice has started gathering in favour of holding simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state Legislative Assemblies in India. The Prime Minister is in favour of it as well. And now the election commission has announced that it can hold simultaneous elections by September 2018. So should we celebrate holding of simultaneous
The Indian President enjoys a term of 5 years in office, unless removed earlier by the Parliament. After every years the Presidential election takes place. This article goes into the details of the Indian Presidential elections, the eligibility, the actual election process, how votes are calculated, share of states in the vote and disputes, if