Author: M V PyleePublisher: UBS PublishersYear: 2004Language: EnglishPages: 317ISBN/UPC (if available): 8125913750
This book provides a birds-eye-view of our constitution and its effects on the stability of our country. The book reflects the author's concern for the novice to the Indian constitutional set up. The revised edition adds a few more interesting topics an administration and amendments made up to the recent times. NEW TO THIS EDITIONReference to recent amendmentsA chapter on administrative tribunalsUpdated DataSALINET FEATURESAuthor's concern for common man's UnderstandingSpecial features of ConstitutionAttention to important concepts like Fundamental rights, Directive principles, Emergency, Elections and moreThe Third Edition of his book has been well appreciated by the readers. Since then, the Constitution has been amended seven times bringing the number of amendments to eighty-six. Of them three amendments relate to Article 16 giving special protection to the Scheduled Castes and Tribes regarding their appointments to public services.The first major achievement of independent India was the framing of a new Constitution, a Constitution based on the ideals of justice, liberty, equality and fraternity.It was not an easy task for the Constitution Assembly which was entrusted with the task of framing a constitution for a vast country like India with 360 million people, with complex social, economic and political problems and a perplexing diversity of language, race, religion and culture.
Preface to the Fourth EditionPreface to the First EditionThe BackgroundMaking of the ConstitutionBasic PrinciplesThe Philosophy of the Constitution The Salient Features of the ConstitutionSpecial FeaturesThe PreambleThe Union and Its TerritoryCitizenshipFundamental RightsRight to EqualityThe Right to FreedomThe Right Against ExploitationThe Right to Freedom of ReligionCultural and Educational RightsThe Right to Constitutional RemediesA Note on WritsAn AssessmentThe Directive Principles of State PolicyFundamental DutiesThe Union ExecutiveThe Vice-President and the Attorney-GeneralThe Union Legislature-the Parliament of IndiaLegislative ProcedureThe Union Judiciary-the Supreme CourtThe Machinery of Government in the StatesJudiciary in the StatesThe Federal SystemAdministrative Relations between the Union and the StatesFinancial Relations between the Union and the StatesInter-State Trade and CommerceEmergency ProvisionsThe Comptroller and Auditor-General of IndiaPublic ServiceThe Public Service CommissionsAdministrative TribunalsOfficial LanguageElectionsSpecial Provisions Relating to Certain ClassesAmendment of the ConstitutionConclusionAppendix IAppendix IIIndex