Q. With reference to the Ninth Schedule of the Indian Constitution consider the following statements:
1.The Ninth Schedule contains a list of central and state laws which cannot be challenged in courts on any ground.
2.It was inserted by the First Constitutional Amendment.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

Statement 1: The statement is incorrect. The Ninth Schedule contains a list of central and state laws which cannot be challenged in courts. However, if that law takes away the basic structure, then it is subject to the judicial review.

Statement 2: Ninth Schedule was inserted by the First Constitutional Amendment in 1951.

Source: The Indian Express