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The Constitution of India: The Preamble

Constitution of India has a Preamble which reads as: WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a SOVEREIGN SOCIALIST SECULAR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC and to secure ..

Secularism

Secularism is another significant feature The Constitution, implicitly, provides for a secular state, allowing its people to profess, practise and propagate the religion of their choice and manage their religious ..

Constitution of India: Its Numerous Parts and Schedules

The Constitution of India, when enacted in 1950, had 22 parts. Parts VII was repealed in 1956 by the seventh amendment, reducing the number of parts to 21 from 22. ..

The Constitution of India: Introduction

As compared to the other constitutions of the world, the Constitution of India (1950) is a fairly long written one with 395 Articles. The American Constitution (1989) is the shortest ..

Indian National Movement

“Though conceived by an Englishman Hume (affectionately called the Father), the India National Congress had members from all communities: the Hindus, the Muslims, the Parsis, the Englishmen. As an all-India ..

The National Movement Context

“The growth and the development of the national movement in India went a long way to develop certain values and ethos, which contributed a lot to the constitution-making of India. ..

The Indian Independence Act, 1947

(i) The Act of 1947 gave freedom to India; (ii) The country was partitioned into two dominions: India and Pakistan; (iii) The paramountcy was abolished: the princely states were allowed ..

The Indian Council Act and Government of India Act

During 1858 – 1947, the British Parliament passed and enacted numerous legislations for India. The chief features of these acts can be stated, briefly, as under : The Indian Council ..

Rule of the British Government

It’s Impact on India The rule of the British Government on India from 1858 to 1947 had an impact on our Constitution, governance, society, economy, culture, and on almost all ..

Company’s Regime

The impoverishment of agriculture and the destruction a supplier of raw-materials of self-sufficing rural economy constituted- The drain of wealth from India to Britain, either through impact of the Company’s ..