The Rights, Reservations and Development of the SC’s & ST’s

Shruti Sharma1. Abstract On the 26th day of January, 1950, the people of India gave to themselves their Constitution which ensured to them Justice, Liberty, Equity and Fraternity. Under part III of the Indian Constitution, the fundamental rights became a necessary consequence of the declaration of the Preamble2focusing on upholding the dignity of life and the basics for which the human life stands. Since...

Article 356 of the Constitution: A Critical Analysis

Dr. Seema Sharma, Assistant Professor, MMH College, Ghaziabad, UP, India Article 356, which empowers the President to impose President’s rule in the States, has been in controversy right from its inclusion in the Constitution. Article 356 incorporated in the Constitution of India gives the President, the power to impose President’s rule in States, where he, on receipt of a report from the Governor...

Article 265 and the Authority to impose Tax: An Overview

Author: Bineet Kedia, Lecturer-in-Law, Amity University Rajasthan The origin of the word ‘tax’ is from ‘taxation’ which means an estimate. In India, the system of direct taxation has been in force in one form or another even from ancient times. There are references both in Manu Smriti and Arthasastra to a variety of tax measures. Manu, the ancient stage and the law giver, cautioned the king...

Inadequacies of Reservations to Human Rights Conventions

Sandeep Menon Nandakumar1. A review of the effect of reservations to international human rights instruments Reservations allow a state to be a party to a treaty and at the same time to exclude some of the provisions or to modify the same2. The most important point to note here is that reservations make it possible for the state which has difficulties in guaranteeing all the rights in the covenant or...