The Supreme Court again reiterated the importance of Articles 21 and 32 in Rudal Shah’s case. The court observed that by limiting the powers conferred in Article 32, it was doing injustice to Article 21, thereby, robbing the people of their right to life and liberty.
Month: June 2021
A petition under article 32 of the Indian constitution seeking the writ of habeas corpus was filed in the apex court by the applicant, Ayillyath Kuttiari Gopalan, a communist leader. He in his petition stated how he had been detained since December, 1947. At first, he was convicted under ordinary criminal laws and sentenced to imprisonment but later these convictions were revoked by the court.
Preamble is derived from the Latin word preambulus, meaning to go before or an introduction. As its word of origin suggests, preamble is n preliminary or an introductory statement to any act or legislation, in this case to the constitution of India. It is indicative of the philosophy, purpose, uses, principles, objectives, ideas and aspirations for the preceding law. Preamble is considered as a blue-print of the forward act.
The farm bills were introduced on 14th September 2020, passed in the Lok Sabha on 17th September and in Rajya Sabha on 20th September. The president gave his assent on 24th September and the Gazette notification was published on 27th September. In the matter of less than two weeks, without democratic process and discussion the farm bills bulldozed their way into becoming laws.