Citizens for Justice and Peace

constitutional law

Ordinances that mocked the Constitution Were they promulgated as per prescribed procedure?

In Indian Constitution, the power to enact laws has been primarily given to Parliament and state legislatures as they enjoy the mandate of the public vote in their respective territories. At the same time, to meet the extraordinary situations demanding immediate enactment of laws, the Constitution empowers the President and Governors to enact laws in…

Violation of the Constitution of India

The communal violence that engulfed the state of Gujarat in 2002, was a gross violation of the Principles enshrined in the Indian Constitution. Not only were the acts of the government and other perpetrators in violation of the Fundamental Rights of the victims but also their other rights as mandated in the constitution. Below is…

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