031 - Major Amendments of Constitution

The imposition of emergency in 1975 has been one of the greatest challenges faced by the Indian Democracy. However, democracy has endured it and emerged stronger. Analyse.

The emergency is one of the darkest hours in Indian History. In 1975, PM Indira Gandhi after being disqualifies as an MP, recommended to the President under Article 352 to impose National Emergency on the grounds of internal disturbances. Consequences: Many organizations were banned/declared illegal. MISA was passed & thousands were detained. Pre-censorship was imposed, ..

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Do you think extension of Right to Education to younger children is a welcome move?

India has made very slow progress on Right to Education especially in the absence of a wilful political commitment in many states. The proposal for extension to younger age-group will be a step in the right direction. The move finds its place in the draft of the National Education Policy to put every child 3 ..

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In a historical judgement, the Union Cabinet approved 124th Constitutional Amendment Act. Critically analyse its features along with the recent issues.

The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Fourth Amendment) Bill, 2019 seeks to provide for the advancement of economically weaker sections of citizens. Features of the bill The Bill seeks to amend Article 15 of the Indian constitution 10% of seats may be reserved for EWS sections for admission in educational institutions Such reservation will not apply ..

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Examine the scope of Fundamental Rights in the light of the latest judgement of the Supreme Court on Right to Privacy in the case of K.S. Puttaswamy vs Union of India

The right to privacy is an element of various legal provisions in any civilized society to impede governmental and private actions that creates a threat to the privacy of the individuals. Owing to the technological revolution, the concern for privacy has become higher than at any time in recent history. The verdict A nine-judge bench ..

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The implementation of decentralization reform as embodied in the 73rd and 74th amendments of the Constitution has suffered from complete negligence. Critically discuss.

The 73rd and 74th amendments had made provisions for voluntary and mandatory subjects to be transferred to the local bodies. Most of the state government failed to transfer voluntary subjects to the local governments. Providing financial autonomy to local governments is one of the completely neglected factor by the states and it directly affected the ..

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How the Supreme Court verdict upholding right to privacy as a fundamental right of citizens will define the further course of Aadhaar? Discuss giving reference to various issues.

The Supreme Court verdict ends the legal gridlock on whether the right to privacy is fundamental right or not. This judgement is not directly on Aadhaar but on fundamental rights rather. Hitherto, the government’s counsels were giving arguments that the right to privacy is not a fundamental right. The government counsels argued that privacy as ..

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