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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, ...

Political Science

Understanding Political Science: A Comprehensive Overview

Political Science is the systematic study of government, political processes, and political behavior. It explores the structure and functioning of political institutions, the dynamics of political activity, and the theoretical foundations of political systems and ideologies. Introduction to Political Science Political Science is a fundamental branch of social science that focuses on the foundations and ...

Political Theory: An Evolving Discipline of Critical Thought and Analysis

“Political theory is the most salient feature of politics in the past and continues to illuminate its future.”— Sheldon Wolin Introduction to Political Theory Political theory is a fundamental component of political science, recently recognized as an academic field. Historically, those involved in this discipline identified themselves as philosophers or scientists. The term “political theory” ...

Labor Movements

Labor Movements

Labor movements in India advocate for workers’ rights, pushing for better conditions, fair pay, and social protections through strikes, protests, and negotiations, influencing labor laws and policies nationwide. Labor Movements Introduction The industrialization journey in India was characterized by a gradual pace, with coal mining being the solitary industry that resembled modern standards until approximately ...

Civil Society in India

Civil Society in India

Understanding Civil Society: Civil society is a multifaceted concept encompassing a broad array of civic organizations, grassroots movements, advocacy groups, and voluntary associations. It embodies the collective voice and actions of citizens who come together to address common concerns, advance shared values, and contribute to societal well-being. Unlike governmental institutions and private enterprises, civil society ...

New Economic Policy

New Economic Policy 

The New Economic Policy aims to liberalize and rejuvenate the economy through market-oriented reforms while maintaining state control over key sectors, fostering a mixed economy model. New Economic Policy  Introduction: The economic landscape of post-independence India was shaped by a confluence of historical factors, ideological inclinations, and pragmatic aspirations. The leaders of newly-independent India, deeply ...

Security in International Relations

Security in International Relations

Security in International Relations Security, a complex and multifaceted concept, undergoes meticulous examination through various lenses. Barry Buzan’s comprehensive view introduces a five-fold framework that includes political, economic, societal, environmental, and military aspects, forming the bedrock of a holistic security discourse. In the realm of international relations, the concept of securitization takes center stage. Pioneered by ...

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