The strength of every High Court is maintained at a level so as to be adequate to dispose of what may be called its normal institutions. The normal strength of a High Court must be fixed on the basis of the average annual institutions of all types of proceedings in a particular High Court during the last three years.
There can be no scheme for nationalisation of any industry, there can be no socio-economic measures enacted if the concept of ‘just equivalent’ were to be introduced even after the 25th Amendment.
Article 31, like Art, 19 (1) (f), is concerned with “property.” Both the Articles are in the same chapter and deal with fundamental rights. Therefore, it is reasonable to say that the […]
What is the meaning of the expression “Union Taxation” in Article 289(1) of the Constitution and what is the precise scope and limit of exemption provided by it?
Under the Constitution of India 1950: Article 289 and its complementary Article 285 read as under:- “289 (1) The property and income of a State shall be exempt from Union taxation. (2) […]
Under Article 19(1)(g) a citizen has a fundamental right to practise any profession or to carry on any occupation, trade or business. However, such right is subject to such reasonable restrictions that […]
The most elaborate consideration of Constitutional convention was undertaken by the Constitution Bench of this Court in Supreme Court Advocate on record Association and others vs. Union of India, (1993) 4 SCC […]
(Full Text) PREAMBLE We, the sovereign Filipino people, imploring the aid of Almighty God, in order to build a just and humane society, and establish a Government that shall embody our ideals […]
Apart from some parliamentary legislations, The United Kingdom never enacted any single document called as ‘ Constitution of United Kingdom ‘ or such. Having said so nonetheless following legislations have constitutional effects. […]
KEYWORDS : Fundamental right of company-eminent domain- HELD : No one except those whose rights are directly affected by a law can raise the question of the constitutionality of that law. The […]
“India that is Bharat shall be Union of States” 1) Power of the Union Parliament, under Article 3, to alter the names, areas and boundaries of the existing States; 2) Provision for single […]
The term “Constitution,” referred to the body or general framework of British laws and institutions. In eighteenth-century American political thought “constitution” came to refer to a body of fundamental principles, extracted from […]
The term “Nonconstitutional law” includes statutory, administrative, and judicial lawmaking outside the ambit of the written Constitutional provisions. It is not unconstitutional Law at all.
KEYWORDS:-Struck Down a Law DATE:- MAY 07, 2018- “Section 4(3) of the 1981 Act cannot pass the test of Cof the Constitution of India and is, therefore, liable to be struck down. We, therefore, […]
KEYWORDS:- RELIGIOUS CONVERSION-Scheduled Castes- AIR 1965 SC 1179 : (1965) 1 SCR 849 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Punjabrao Appellant Versus DR. D. P. Meshram and others Respondent (Before : P. B. Gajendragadkar, […]
KEYWORDS:-Parliamentary Privilege-expulsion of the MLAs- JT 2010 (4) SC 350 : (2010) 4 SCALE 354 : (2010) 6 SCC 113 : (2010) 4 SCR 1105 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Amarinder Singh Appellant […]
The Great Idea of life and liberty In Kartar Singh and Ors. V. State of Punjab (1994) 3 SCC 569, wherein Justice K.Ramaswamy, speaking for the Court, discussed the importance of life […]
The Concept of Equality From a positivistic point of view, equality is antithetic to arbitrariness. In fact equality and arbitrariness are sworn enemies; one belongs to the rule of law in a […]
Meaning of “Consultation with the Chief Justice of India” in Articles 217(1) and 222 (1) of the Constitution of India
1. The expression “consultation with the Chief Justice of India” in Articles 217(1) and 222 (1) of the Constitution of India requires consultation with a plurality of Judges in the formation of […]
KEYWORDS:-POWER OF SPEAKER- DATE:- 18-02-1992 AIR 1993 SC 412 : (1992) 1 SCR 686 : (1992) 2 Suppl. SCC 651 : JT 1992 (1) SC 600 : (1992) 1 SCALE 338 (SUPREME […]
KEYWORDS:-ROLE OF CHIEF JUSTICE OF INDIA- DATE:-06-10-1993. AIR 1994 SC 268 : (1993) 2 Suppl. SCR 659 : (1993) 4 SCC 441 : JT 1993 (5) SC 479 : (1993) Suppl. SCALE […]
The Tribunals are competent to hear matters where the vires of statutory provisions are questioned. However, in discharging this duty, they cannot act as substitutes for the High Courts and the Supreme Court
Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion under Indian Constitution
KEYWORDS:- CONSTITUTION- RELIGIOUS RIGHTS- 25. Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion. (1) Subject to public order, morality and health and to the other provisions of this Part, all […]
KEYWORDS:- RELIGION – FREEDOM- CONSTITUTION ARTICLE 26. Freedom to manage religious affairs Subject to public order, morality and health, every religious denomination or any section thereof shall have the right— (a)to establish […]