Article 13 declares that all laws that are inconsistent with or in derogation of any of the fundamental rights shall be void.
In other words, it expressively provides for the doctrine of judicial review. This power has been conferred on the Supreme Court (Article 32) and the high courts (Article 226) that can declare a law unconstitutional and invalid on the ground of contravention of any of the Fundamental
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The term ‘law’ in Article 13 has been given a wide connotation so as to include the following:
(a) Permanent laws enacted by the Parliament or the state legislatures;
(b) Temporary laws like ordinances issued by the president or the state governors;
(c) Statutory instruments in the nature of delegated legislation (executive legislation) like order, bye-law, rule, regulation or notification; and
(d) Non-legislative sources of law, that is, custom or usage having the force of law.
Thus, not only a legislation but any of the above can be challenged in the courts as violating a Fundamental Right and hence, can be declared as void.
Further, Article 13 declares that a constitutional amendment is not a law and hence cannot be challenged. However, the Supreme Court held in the Kesavananda Bharati case (1973) that a Constitutional amendment can be challenged on the ground that it violates a fundamental right that forms a part of the ‘basic structure’ of the Constitution and hence, can be declared as void.
Can I join EDEN IAS coaching in Delhi for UPSC?
There is no shortcut to success – genuine toppers never say that they took short cut to success, you can try some smart work in place of shortcuts. Also, it is important to correlate the syllabus with current affairs. UPSC is looking for a person with good analytical skill not for someone who can just mug up the syllabus and paste on the answer sheets. All what you answer in your copy should reflect your problem understanding and problem solving.
There is never going to be an end to the suggestion lists for UPSC Preparation but just one thing – Be yourself and keep, the serving attitude. You are going to serve the nation and it takes a lot of dedication.
Eden IAS, as I had a good experience in GS IV – Ethics classes and could talk to some of their Foundation class students they said the classes are very good so later I joined the economy batch also and in economy also they covered every bit of the syllabus.
Which IAS institute offers the best foundation course for the IAS exam?
EDEN IAS Foundation Course Utkarsh & Lakshya are one stop solution for beginners preparing after class12th/ Undergraduate (Lakshya 2 Years | 3 Years) and Graduates (Utkarsh 1 .5 Years batch).
These are the set of first 3 videos, we provide as demo lectures which is free for all so that students can know more about our coaching OF 3 Years IAS foundation Course and teachers before joining the IAS Foundation coaching. Tirthankar Roychowdhary sir is known as the best teachers of UPSC Coaching in India. Tirthankar Sir is taking the first class of Indian Polity and Constitution. This batch is an ideal batch for the aspirants those who are targeting the UPSC Exam of 2022, 2023 & 2024. The session will start with a welcome orientation and further will cover the classes.
The students can watch other related videos to foundation coaching from previous years by the coaching’s teaching team. The students can ask the management for their copy of classwork related to the class, who could not attend the class in offline mode. So that they can also get the checked copies relate to the homework.
Agenda of the class: The aspirants are going to get a beginner’s guide (to cover the syllabus division)
- The class duration is of 2 Hours (04:00 PM to 06:00 PM)
- The aspirants will get a Daily Practice Sheet for question Practice related to the Prelims and Mains Exam approach in form of Objective and Subjective question Which students can get the next day in the second class, and will be given back to them after evaluation in third class.