Topic 3: Topic 3: Separation of Powers between various organs
Q.1 What do you mean by Separation of Powers? To what extent do you think that Indian constitution follow this principle? substantiate your view.
Resorting to ordinances has always raised concern on violation of the spirit of separation of powers doctrine. While noting the rationales justifying the power to promulgate ordinances, analyse whether the decisions of the Supreme Court on the issue have further facilitated resorting to this power. Should the power to promulgate the ordinances be repealed?
Do you think the Constitution of India does not accept the principle of strict separation of powers rather it is based on the principle of ‘checks and balances’? Explain.