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Fundamental Rights

Fundamental Rights in the Indian Constitution: Guarantees, Exceptions, and Judicial Interpretations

Fundamental Rights in India are enshrined in Part III of the Constitution, guaranteeing civil liberties and ensuring protection against any arbitrary state actions. These rights, which include equality before the law, freedom of speech, and religious freedom, form the cornerstone of India’s democratic framework, safeguarding individual dignity and promoting inclusive growth. Fundamental Rights in the ...

Fundamental Duties

Fundamental Duties 

Fundamental Duties in India, enshrined in Article 51A of the Constitution, outline the moral obligations of all citizens to promote a spirit of patriotism and uphold the unity of the nation. Introduced by the 42nd Amendment Act of 1976, these duties serve as a constant reminder to citizens to perform their duties towards the nation ...

Directive Principles of State Policy

DIRECTIVE PRINCIPLES OF STATE POLICY (DPSP) 

The Directive Principles of State Policy (DPSP) are incorporated in Part IV of the Constitution, spanning Articles 36 to 51. These principles draw inspiration from the Irish Constitution. Features of DPSP:  The DPSPs serve as constitutional guidelines for the state, aimed at fostering societal development. Essentially, they offer recommendations that the state must consider when ...

Preamble of the Indian Constitution

Preamble: Philosophy of the Constitution

The Preamble to the Indian Constitution embodies the essence of our democratic ideals, declaring our commitment to justice, liberty, equality, and fraternity, and guiding the nation’s journey towards inclusive and sustainable development. Preamble: Philosophy of the Constitution Introduction:  The preamble serves as the introduction or preface to a constitution. Essentially, it encapsulates the ideals, values, ...

Indian Polity

Making of the Indian Constitution: Colonial Legacy and National Movement Contributions

The making of the Indian Constitution was deeply influenced by the colonial legacy, incorporating elements of British parliamentary practices and legal frameworks. Contributions from the national movement were pivotal, embedding principles of justice, liberty, and equality inspired by the struggle for independence and the vision of leaders like Gandhi and Nehru. Introduction The British presence ...

Constitutionalism: Comparative study of Constitutions around the world

Constitutionalism: Comparative study of Constitutions around the world

Constitutionalism is the principle that a government’s authority is derived from and limited by a constitution, ensuring the rule of law and protection of individual rights. It establishes a framework for governance based on fundamental laws and principles. Constitutionalism Introduction In the complex world of politics and governance, constitutionalism stands as a beacon of hope ...

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