Mains-30: Salient Features & Significant Provisions of Constitution

Why India needs a Simple Language Commission?

In India, there is Department of Hindi under the Ministry of Home Affairs in the Central government. The department has been given the responsibility of spreading Hindi across the country. It recruits those who have done an MA in Hindi. It is officially called Rajbhasha Vibhag. In India English too is a Rajbhasha (official language). ..

Discuss the Constitutional provisions regarding the rights of children.

Various Constitutional provisions for Children: Article-15 prohibits discrimination on the grounds only religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth. But the state is empowered to make special provisions for women and children. Article-23 prohibits traffic in human beings and forced labour. Under this article, the Supreme Court in the case of M. C. Mehta ..

What are the main differences between the passage of a Constitution Amendment Bill and other Legislative Bills?

The main differences between the passage of a Constitution Amendment Bill and other Legislative Bills are: ​A Legislative Bill can be passed by a simple majority in both the Houses, while for the purpose of Amendment, provisions of the Constitution are divided into three parts: Amendment by simple majority of both the Houses. ​Amendment by ..

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What is the constitutional position of Directive Principles of State Policy? How has it been interpreted by the judiciary after the emergency in 1975-77?

The Directive Principles of State Policy are mentioned in Part-IV of the Constitution, from Article 36 to 51. These are Directives to the state to be followed in the formation of policy. They are however, made non-justiciable in the court of law, but yet, they are important and fundamental in governance of the country. They ..

Explain in detail the provisions of the Article 370 and Article 371A.

Article 370 of the Indian Constitution is a temporary provision which�grants special autonomous status to Jammu & Kashmir. Article 371 related to the special provisions given to the state of Nagaland. Provisions under Article 370 All the provisions of the Constitution which are applicable to other states are not applicable to J&K Except for defence, ..

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