Salary of Judges In India

Introduction Judiciary is one of the main organs of the Government. The main task of the judiciary is to provide justice to the individuals seeking it. They are entitled to certain perks and benefits. These benefits include salary, specific allowances, privileges, etc. The salary of judges of the Supreme Court and High Court are paid […]

Article 368 of Indian Constitution – Amendment of Constitution

Article 368 of the Indian Constitution Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s First Prime Minister, had once said that the Constitution should not be so rigid that it fails to adapt itself to the changing needs of national development and strength. Therefore, the amendment to the Constitution was thought to be a necessity for the Constitution makers. […]

Article 19 of Indian Constitution – Right to Freedom

As citizens of India, we have certain fundamental rights. Fundamental Rights are enshrined under Part III of the Constitution of India. These fundamental rights are basic rights which we get right from birth. No individual or the State can take the same away from us. There are six Fundamental Rights in total namely, Right to […]

Cultural and Educational Rights under Indian Constitution

Cultural and educational rights of sections of society are protected under Article 29 and Article 30 of the Indian Constitution. They both vary in the extent and nuances of their protection. Both are aimed at minority rights protection, although the meaning of “minority” varies in both the sections as we shall see hereunder. In certain […]

Why Right to Constitutional Remedies is important

Introduction: The citizens of India are guaranteed certain basic fundamental rights by the state, which cannot be taken away from them except in cases of procedure established by law. Such a guarantee is instrumental in reducing the arbitrariness of government legislation. In the absence of fundamental rights, the citizens may not be entitled to any […]

Case study on Right to freedom of Religion

Right to freedom of religion (Article 25 To 28) The right to freedom of religion is covered under Article 25 to Article 28 of the Constitution of India. The articles are focused on the securing of secularism within the constitutional framework of India, as heralded by the Preamble. The relevant provisions concerning the right to […]

Article 16 of the Constitution of India

INTRODUCTION Article 309 of the Constitution of India allows the Government to make service conditions. However, this is subject to Article 14 and Article 16. Article 16 of the Constitution of India is, briefly put, about equality of opportunity in public employment, i.e., under the office of the State, for citizens. If Article 14 is […]

Article 20 – Protection in respect for conviction for offences

Introduction – Fundamental rights are considered to be the pillars of the Constitution of India. Article 20 is one of those fundamental rights enshrined in our Constitution, which deals with the protection of certain rights in case of conviction for offences. There are crimes committed by individuals as well as corporations in India, and article […]

Article 164 of the constitution of India

Article 164 of the constitution of India deals with the appointment of the Council of Ministers and the Chief Minister. Additionally, it deals with the oath taking of the ministers, and the peculiar case of appointment of non-members of the legislative assembly into the council of ministers. Article 164 is of special import in the […]

Judiciary in India – What are its Key Functions?

The judiciary is one of the main organs of the Government. It is not just an organ but a very important organ which has many functions from guarding the fundamental and constitutional rights and protects against the possible excesses of the Legislature and the Executive. What are The Functions of Judiciary in India?[1] The judiciary […]