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Creation of smaller States is the need of the hour. Make out a case for and against the reorganization of states in the context of the impending creation of the State of Telangana.
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1 Indian Federalism

 Indian Constitution has removed the faults of rigidity and legalism which are inherent to a federal Constitution; instead, it provides for a flexible federation. Comment.
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2 Constitution of India

 Doctrine of Seperation of powers is more of a functional concept rather than structural. comment.

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3 Regionalism

Do you agree that the creation of smaller states is the need of the hour?

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4 Indian Constitution

Indian Constitution has removed the faults of rigidity and legalism which are inherent to a federal Constitution; instead, it provides for a flexible federation. Comment.

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 What is Cooperative Federalism? How Indian Constitution does seek to achieve it?

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Whatever may be the claims of different authors on the nature of Indian federation, the fact remains that it is a classic example of a cooperative federalism. Discuss
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Although, the Constitution of India has been designed to work as a federal constitution, but shall has certain unique unitary features. What prompted the constitution makers to make Indian federation as such a flexible mechanism?
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Federalism is a functional concept rather than structural. Comment!
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All federal constitutions must be necessarily rigid in nature. Why?
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1 Legel Issues

 The recent execution of Mumbai blast convict has one again resurrected a debate in the public domain regarding the efficacy  of capital  punishment in our country as a deterrent . How can you support this contention?

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"The Supreme Court’s use of its vast powers under Article 142 has done tremendous good to many deprived sections. However, it is time to institute checks and balances. " Critically comment.
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 "Public Interest Litigation is a good thing when it is used to enforce the rights of the disadvantaged. But it has now been diluted to interfere with the power of the government to take decisions on a range of policy matters"Critically comment.
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 “99th Constitutional Amendment Act 2014 has been marred with controversies”. Comment

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The Supreme Court of India exercises for more powers than are exercised by any other Apex Court of any democratic country of the World. Justify this statement.
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6 Supreme Court’s decision to revive system of judges appointing judges pits judiciary against executive. Comment
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7 By ignoring the unanimous will of the Parliament and the will of the people for transparency in judicial appointments, Is recent SC judgment over NJAC a case of judicial overreach. Critically analyze
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8 India is caught between two conflicting visions of the nation- a progressive Constitutional one and a conservative one- each with its own view of the role of judiciary. Bring out the conflict and convergence between the two visions in context of the pendancy of cases in the judiciary and the probable ways to address them.
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9 Critically examine the role of judiciary in India in the context of recent demands for Judicial Reforms.
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10 "Mere legislations cannot enforce justice in India". Explain
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11 "In absence of Rule of Law, the Constitution is in Danger of being reduced to a piece of fiction." Analyse in context of necessity for Judicial Reforms.
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12 Should eminent persons be part of the NJAC?
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13 the second judges case relevant to NJAC?
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 “73rd Constitutional Amendment Act 1992 provides a panacea for grass root democracy and empowerment in India, but sounds hollow when it comes to implementation”. Do you agree?

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1 Constitution of India

 The frequent use of ordinance route by the goverment has generated much heat and debate in the Parliament and public domain. Critically examine the ordinance making power of the President under Article 123 of the Constitution.

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2 Parliament of India

 Having witnessed a prolonged din and stolemate in Upper House of Parliament consituet to a number of key legisalative were stalled there , raising a question once again about the relation of an upper change in democracy . Comment ?

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3 Indian Polity

Recenlty the Apex Court has struch down Jats quota in educational institutions and goverment services as being Constitutinally untenable. What does our Constitution say about the concept of reservations?

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The Government, at times prefer ordinance route over legislative enactment in the light of compulsions and problems of parliamentary democracy. This is being criticized on certain grounds. Explain.

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Discuss briefly the various legislative privileges. What are the major issues that occasionally crop up in the context of legislative privileges.
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What are the essentials of a Parliamentary System. Do you feel that it is not workable proposition in India wherein, a multi-party system with coalition politics had become an established fact now.
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 The 42nd Constitutional Amendment is described as the Mini constitution of India. Explain.

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1 Constitution of India

 Although every country today has a written Constitution and many are in the process of writing yet, it is increasingly felt that a country should have Constitutionalism rather than merely having a Constitution. Discuss
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Discuss the sources of the Indian Constitution. Do you agree with the view that Indian Constitution has merely remained a rag-bag of borrowings?
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Although, thus is no constiutional recongition to the doctrine of separation of powers in India, yet the Court have held it to be a basic feature of the Constitution.
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The doctrine of basic structure as inverted by the Supreme Court ordains that the legislature should not amend it so as to destroy its identity. Discuss
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The constitutional provisions relating to office of profit have been violated over the years in spirit, even as they have been adhered to in letter. Discuss in light of various judgment(s) of the Apex Court in this regard. While holding simultaneous elections to the Parliament and State Legislative Assemblies offers various advantages, it brings its own set of complexities. Discuss.
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1 Constitution of India

What are the different sources of Indian Constitution? Why and how have they been modified by the founding fathers to adapt to Indian situations? Is it then still right to describe Indian Constitution as a borrowed bag?

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Constitutions are the heirs of the past of testators of the future. Comment!
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The complete study of a countrys constitution is not confined to its written provisions only. It is rather a study of its constitutional law. Comment!
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The Constitution & Constitutionalism an two different concepts. Merely having a constitution in a country does not necessarily mean that there will be a constitutionalism in that country. Comment!
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  "Inclusion of socialist and secular in preamble was unnecessary." Comment
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1 Constitution of India

 With growing intolerance in the country, the significance of the Constitution and values it seeks to promote seems to have increased even more than before . comment.

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2 Constitution of India

 What is Right to Privacy ? From which fundamental right does this right emanate? Justify it in the context of the recent contrversy surrounding this right?

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 “Both Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles act as complementary to each other.” Critically comment.
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 “The only issue is the non-negotiable right to equality. Dragging in the uniform civil code is a deliberate attempt to obfuscate it.” Examine.
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 These are the fundamental Rights that stabilized and integrated diverse Indian society. Various freedoms are granted through these rights. How and under what circumstances these freedoms can be curtailed?

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 Under what conditions the civil and personal liberties be suspended. Explain while given quoting various articles from constitutions of India.

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The Constitution of India embodies an impression list of Fundamental rights, but it seems like granting them with one hand and taking them away with the other. Critically examine.
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The Constitution of India embodies an impression list of Fundamental rights, but it seems like granting them with one hand and taking them - away with the other. Critically examine.
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what is the importanace of Fundamental Rights in the working of democratic political system in India ?
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10 How enviornment is understood as a right in society today.
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11 Discuss the debate surrounding right to privacy in the context of right to life.
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12 1. Passage of Aadhar bill has been in complete disregard of even basic parliamentary procedures and subverts the ongoing judicial process. Comment.
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13 . Aadhar represents an overrated concept which not only exagerates its potential benefits but also puts at risk a number of constitutional rights and liberties of its citizens. Critically analyse.
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1 Constitution of India

 The provision contained in part IV of constitution direct the state to gear its efforts towards making India welfare state by ensuring to its citizen social and economical democracy in an egalitarian society . Discuss how far state has seen able to accomplish this objective.

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 DPSPs are the guidelines to the state government for the welfare of its people. Discuss in detail various social welfare measures under DPSPs and how far the DPSPs remained successful to fulfill its goals.

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The utility of DPSPs lies in the fact that they enjoin the state to make India a Welfare State. Discuss the various steps taken by governments to implement these principles.
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 “Article 123 of Indian constitution is a weapon fired from shoulder of its guardian”. Elucidate

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Finances act as a back bone for every Government, Ministry and Department. Elucidate various constitutional provisions that govern the flow of finance from center Government to state governments.

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 Discuss the recent developments in the Centre-State financial relations in the light of recommendations of 14th Finance Commission.

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 Coalition politics has undermined the position and authority of Prime Minister. Examine this statement in the context of its advantages and disadvantages

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 " The moral value of fundamental duties would be not to smoother rights but to establish a democratic balance by making the people conscious of their duties equally as they are conscious of their rights" Comment in the light of personal liberty debate.
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The Fundamental Duties have merely codified those tasks which have had remained integral to Indian way of life since time immemorial. Comment!
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