Constitution and Government
Forms of Government
Franchise and Representation
Organs of the Government
- What is an Executive
- Functions of Executive
- Discretionary Power of the President
- Civil Service
- Difference Between the Political Executive and the Permanent Executive
- Political Executive in India and U.S.A. - a Comparative Study
- Powers and Functions of Executive Heads of U.S.A. (President)
- Changing Role of the Indian Prime Minister in the Coalition Era (1996 Onwards) - with Reference to Increasing Role of Regional Political Parties
- Introduction and Composition of Judiciary
- Conditions of Independence of Judiciary
- Judiciary in India and U.S.A
- Judicial Review
- Principles and Critical Evaluation with Special Reference to U.S.A. and India
- Judicial Activism
- Judicial Restraint
- Supreme Court - Composition, Qualifications of Judges, Appointment
- Characteristics of Indian Constitution
- Salient Features of the Indian Constitution - Written and Comprehensive
- Federal Structure with Unitary Spirit
- Partly Rigid and Partly Flexible
- Single Citizenship
- Single Integrated and Independent Judiciary
- Emergency Powers
- Special Provisions for Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes.
Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles
Democracy in India - a Perspective of the Challenges Faced
- Challenges Faced by the Indian Democracy - Caste
- Challenges Faced by the Indian Democracy - Communalism
- Challenges Faced by the Indian Democracy - Regionalism
- Challenges Faced by the Indian Democracy - Political Violence
- Strengthening Indian Democracy - Measures to Overcome the Challenges Faced by Indian Democracy
Read the statement by Somnath Lahiri in the Constitutent Assembly quoted in this chapter. Do you agree with him? If yes, give instances to prove it. If not, give arguments against his position.
Write true or false against the following statement:
The Constitution guarantees remedy against violation of Rights.
A petition by a human rights group drew attention of the court to the condition of starvation and hunger in the country. Over five crore tonnes of food grains was stored in the godowns of the Food Corporation of India. Research shows that a large number of ration cardholders do not know about the quantity of food grains they can purchase from fair price shops. It requested the court to order the government to improve its public distribution system.
a. Which different rights does this case involve? How are these rights interlinked?
b. Should these rights form part of the right to life?