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2019 General Studies Paper-2 : Questions

Do you think Constitution of India does not accept principle of strict separation of powers rather it is based on the principle of ‘checks and balance’? Explain. [10 Marks] “The Central Administrative Tribunal which was established for redressal of grievances and complaints by or against central government employees nowadays is exercising its powers as an ..

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Post Retirement Jobs of Judges: Conflict of Interest

The appointment Justice Sunil Gaur, the retired Delhi High Court judge who delivered judgments in the cases which the opposition criticized as political witch-hunt as stirred up a new controversy. Other Similar Controversies Earlier this year in January 2019 Justice AK Sikri was forced to turn down an offer from the government to nominate him to ..

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2019 World Day for International Justice (WDIJ)

The World Day for International Justice (WDIJ) is observed every year on July 17 to promote international criminal justice and as a way of supporting the work of the International Criminal Court (ICC) . The aim of this day is to unite everyone who wants to support justice as well as promote victims’ rights. It ..

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Committed Judiciary: Meaning and Issues

Committed Judiciary refers to the judiciary which is committed to uphold the policies of the government in power by interpreting the laws and the Constitution in a way palatable to the Government in power. Why it is in news now? The Judgment of the Meghalaya High Court by Justice SR Sen has triggered the controversy of committed judiciary. The ..

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National Judicial Appointments Commission

The National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) was established by the Union government of India by amending the constitution of India through the 99th Constitutional Amendment Act, 2014. The amendment act was passed by both the houses of Parliament with two-thirds of majority in August, 2014. Along with the amendment act, the NJAC Bill 2014 was ..

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