Source: Indian Express What is the News? Union minister Narayan Rane was arrested over his statement on the Maharashtra Chief Minister. The arrest was called unconstitutional and was against the rules and procedures relevant to arresting ministers and Rajya Sabha members. Procedure to Arrest a Cabinet Minister: When Parliament is not in Session: If Parliament… Continue reading What is the procedure to arrest a cabinet minister in India?
Source: The Hindu What is the News? Section 433A mandates that a prisoner’s sentence can be remitted only after 14 years of jail. Recently, the Supreme Court has observed that the power of the Governor under Article 161 of the Constitution to commute a sentence or to pardon will override the restrictions imposed under Section… Continue reading Governor’s pardon power overrides 433A: SC