Constitutional Law

Ordinance Making Power of the President of India

Ordinance Making Power of the President of India

Ordinance Making Power: The President of India has been given emergency powers to promulgate ordinances in situations where the Houses of Parliament are not in session. The ordinance-making power is an enabling provision, viz., a substantive part of the constitution from which certain specified consequences follow and it does not purport to be a complete …

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6 Principles to know before you invoke a Writ Jurisdiction

The jurisdiction and procedural concepts can build your confidence, but reversed grasp at the fundamentals of writs and Supreme Court jurisdiction, civil and criminal procedure and principles of evidence is imperative to ensure that you are not caught off guard at the opening conversation. We will discuss the theory and the Constitutional basis of the …

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Right to die: “Please Die!” But do you have the right?

The right to die is a concept that closely contradicts the concept of the Right to life under article 21 of the Indian Constitution based on the opinion that human beings are entitled to end their life or undergo euthanasia voluntarily the same way as they have the right to life.  In common parlance, this right is …

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The Constitution of India WIKI | Extensive Version

The Constitution of India is the supreme law of the land. It is that holy book that even the parliament cannot break. This document lays down the fundamental framework within which the administration of the courts is relied upon. It mentions the rights, liabilities, and duties of its people towards the country and its government …

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Remission and Commutation of Sentences in India

Remission and Commutation of Sentences in India

This article has been co-authored by Satyam Harshad Nimbalkar Power to grant pardon is in essence an executive function to be exercised by the Head of the State after taking into consideration various matters which may not be germane for consideration before a court of law. The executive’s act of grace in showing mercy to …

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What is the Basic Structure Doctrine?

In this article, we will discuss the basic structure doctrine of the Constitution of India. What does Basic Structure Doctrine mean? In our previous blog Constitutional Amendments, we have learned that the parliament has powers to amend the Constitution if it so requires. But this power is not unleashed. The Indian Judiciary in Keshvanand Bharati …

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