DMPQ: What are the constitutional safeguards there for SC and ST.

Social safeguards:   Art 17- abolition of untouchability Art 23- Traffic in human beings and beggar Art 24- prevent child labour. A substantial portion of child labor comes from SC and ST Art 25(2)(b)- Hindu religious institution shall be open to all section without any discrimination. Economic safeguards Art 23 Art 24 Art 46 – … Read more

DMPQ: Why India adopted parliamentary form of government? Write down the merits and demerits of parliament government?

India was under the British rule where parliament form of government was in operation. Even during the course of the freedom movement, people of the country got familiarized with the principles of parliamentary government. Further a charm for giving  priority to responsibility over  stability was another reason. The constitutional makers wanted to avoid heroic worship … Read more

What is basic structure of the constitution and discuss its relevance?

Basic structure doctrine was given in the Keshvanand Bharati case in 1973. According to it some basic elements of the constitution cannot be amended. Ambit of basic structure is not defined by any rule and regulation. It has been constantly evolving by judicial interpretation. Example of basic structure are secularism, supremacy of the constitution, separation … Read more

Explain the nature of DPSP? What are the difficulties to implement the DPSP? 

DPSP are enumerated in part IV of the constitution under article 36 -51. Objective of DPSP is to create welfare state where social and economic democracy is achieved through legitimate ways. They are non-enforceable in nature i.e. one cannot go to court for their non implementation. Since independence government through statute or constitutional amendments have … Read more

Independence of judiciary is must for healthy democracy. Discuss the provisions   to maintain an independent judiciary.

Judiciary independence is must to maintain a healthy democracy. It keeps a check on the power of legislature and executive. But in the process the power to check shall not be diluted. our constitution makers and evolving judicial interpretation has helped to maintain the autonomy and independence of judiciary. Following are the provisions to maintain … Read more

Explain the Salient features of Indian Constitution?

The Constitution of India is the supreme law of India. It is a living document, an instrument which makes the government system work. It lays down the framework defining fundamental political principles, establishes the structure, procedures, powers and duties of government institutions and sets out fundamental rights, directive principles and the duties of citizens. It is … Read more

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