PREAMBLE OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION

What does the word Preamble mean? preamble of India is an introductory statement to any formal document in general, Statute and Constitution in particular. It contains the Philosophy and objectives of a document. Which is the first country to have Preamble in Constitution? When the USA got independence in 1775, The USA becomes the first… Continue reading PREAMBLE OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION

Rise of populist forces poses a challenge to judiciary: CJI Gogoi

Chief Justice of India(CJI) has said that the rise of populism presents a challenge to the independence of courts and asked the judiciary to stand up to the populist forces and protect constitutional ethos. These comments were made at the two-day conference in Sochi,Russia that has participation at the level of Chief Justice and Judges… Continue reading Rise of populist forces poses a challenge to judiciary: CJI Gogoi

Lower judiciary vacancies unacceptable: SC

Lower judiciary vacancies unacceptable: SC News: The Supreme Court took suo motu cognisance of over 5,000 vacancies in the lower judiciary across the country. Important Facts: Under the schedule, the process for recruitment for filling posts for “Higher Judicial Service” and “Lower Judicial Service” has to commence on March 31 and be completed by October… Continue reading Lower judiciary vacancies unacceptable: SC

7 PM Editorial: Special courts in India

Context: In an important decision to put an end to the inordinate delay in the prosecution of politicians and criminal cases, the Centre has recently decided to set up Special Courts to deal with cases exclusively against MP and MLAs, and dispose them within a year. Introduction: The Centre’s decision will a body blow for… Continue reading 7 PM Editorial: Special courts in India