Revisiting the debate on Presidential Elections in Constituent Assembly Debates

The Election Commission conducted the presidential election on 17th July, 2017.  Article 54 of the Constitution of India, 1950 provides for the President to be elected by an electoral college consisting of “elected members of both the houses of parliament and the elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of the State”. Article 55  provides for
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The Contempt Jurisdiction of Supreme Court and Constituent Assembly Debates

In 2011 Justice Karnan complained to the National Commission for Scheduled Castes of caste based discrimination by his brother judges of the Madras High Court. A series of exchanges between him and the Supreme Court ended with him sentencing a Supreme Court bench (including the Chief Justice of India) to 5 years of rigorous imprisonment for atrocities under
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