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What is Article 17 of Indian Constitution
What is Article 17 of Indian Constitution

One of the vital steps that independent India took was the effort towards eradication of untouchability. Finally, the Indian Constitution abolished the practice of untouchability in 1950. The lawmakers included provisions within the Constitution that can provide measures for positive discrimination in both educational institutions and public services for the socially backward groups. Article 17 of the Indian Constitution is a legislation that abolishes practice of untouchability in any form. According to the provision of Article 17, “enforcement of any disability arising out of untouchability” is a punishable offence in accordance with law. Purpose of Article 17 [...]Read more

Article 32 of the Indian Constitution
Article 32 of the Indian Constitution

The Constitution of India has granted us several Fundamental Rights as well as safeguards against their violations. The citizens get to exercise these rights with an option of taking the help of judiciary in case their rights are violated. Since enlistment of rights (no matter how meticulously they are explained in the Constitution) is not always enough, the Right to Constitutional Remedies ensures that these they are respected and valued. Article 32 of the Indian Constitution – The Concept & Purpose According to Article 32, when an individual feels that he has been “unduly deprived” of his [...]Read more

Different Acts in Indian Constitution
Different Acts in Indian Constitution

Given the diversity of issues that India has been facing, it was important to formulate constitutional laws that would help the executive and the judiciary in tackling them. Different Acts were passed by Parliament not only to control crime but to enforce discipline in various sectors of our democratic society. While some Acts were given more teeth through a series of amendments, others continue to be marred due to poor or ineffective implementation. Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act Among several constitutional protections and laws, the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act is one that prohibits the [...]Read more

Constitutional Bodies in India
The Constitutional bodies in India

The Constitutional bodies are mostly executive in nature, with the power of advising the government vested in them. Ensuring effective functioning of the government is the main objective behind the establishment of these bodies. While some are permanent agencies, there are a few ad hoc bodies as well, which are established for a fixed term. The constitutional bodies not only uphold the principles of the Constitution but also help government machinery to run smoothly.   The different  Constitutional bodies in India are :  Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) The UPSC is a central agency responsible for conducting [...]Read more

Similarities and Dissimilarities Between Article 49 (O) and NOTA
Similarities and Dissimilarities Between Article 49 - O and NOTA

It goes without saying that India has seen a rise in the number of discerning voters who consider several factors before casting a vote. They have become more conscious of their rights as electorates. Of all the rights a voter is entitled to, the right to reject candidates and cast a negative vote has been most talked about. What does Article 49 (O) Imply? Under section 49 (O) of the Conduct of Elections Rules, 1961, it has been meticulously stated the procedure to be followed when a valid voter decides not to cast his vote in the [...]Read more

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