DeepAnalysis

Topic 5th March 2020

Topic with previous years’ questions 5th March Daily evaluation and enrichment programme:

Topic 1: Indian Constitution— Significant Provisions and Basic Structure.

Focus on Basic Structure Doctrine and all related aspects.

Previous Years’ Questions:

2013

  1. ‘The Supreme Court of India keeps a check on arbitrary power of the Parliament in amending the Constitution.’ Discuss critically.

2014

  1. Starting from inventing the ‘basic structure’ doctrine, the judiciary has played a highly proactive role in ensuring that India develops into a thriving democracy. In light of the statement, evaluate the role played by judicial activism in achieving the ideals of democracy.

2015

  1. What was held in the Coelho case? In this context, can you say that judicial review is of key importance amongst the basic features of the Constitution?

2016

  1. What was held in the Coelho case? In this context, can you say that judicial review is of key importance amongst the basic features of the Constitution?

2019

  1. “Parliament’s power to amend the constitution is limited power and it cannot be enlarged into absolute power”. In light of this statement explain whether parliament under Article 368 of the constitution can destroy the basic structure of the constitution by expanding its amending power?