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Article 124 of Constitution of India

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Article 124: Establishment and Constitution of Supreme Court (1) There shall be a Supreme Court of India consisting of a Chief Justice of India and, until Parliament by law prescribes a larger number, of not more than seven other Judges. (2) Every Judge of the Supreme Court shall be appointed by the President by warrant under his […]

What is Article 35A of the Constitution of India

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Article 35A Article 35A confers upon the state government the power to define its ‘permanent citizens.’ It provides the residents of J&K with some special rights. The special status came through a Presidential order back in 1954. Some of the special rights include the acquisition of property in the state, public aid & welfare and […]

Indra Sawhney vs Union of India & Ors.

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Citation: AIR 1993 SC 477, 1992 Supp 2 SCR 454 Bench: M. Kania, M. Venkatachaliah, S.R. Pandian, A.M. Ahmadi, K. Singh, S.B. Sawant, R. Sahai, B.J. Reddy, T.K. Thommen Judgement Date: November 16, 1992 Acts Involved: Article 15(4), 16(1), 16(4), 340(1) of the Constitution of India Cases Referred: Devadason vs Union of India AIR 1964 SC 179 […]

Kesavananda Bharati vs State of Kerala

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Kesavananda Bharati Vs State of Kerala (AIR 1973 SC 1461) The 13-judge bench gave a landmark judgement in Kesvananda Bharati vs State of Kerala. It is that way because Parliament was no longer allowed to amend the ‘basic structure’ of the Constitution of India. Introduction To The Case: Equivalent Citation: AIR 1973 SC 1461 Case […]

Maneka Gandhi Vs Union Of India

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Maneka Gandhi vs Union of India Equivalent Citation: 1978 AIR 597, 1978 SCR (2) 621 Petitioner: Maneka Gandhi Respondent: Union of India Judgement Date: 25th January 1978 Bench: Hameedullah Beg (CJI), Y.V.Chandrachud, P.N Bhagwati, V.R. Krishna Iyer, N.L.Untwalia, S.M. Fazal Ali& P.S.Kailasam Background: On June 1, 1976, Maneka Gandhi was issued a Passport under the Passport Act 1967. […]