A. Golaknath case. B. Ashok Kumar case. C. Shah Bano case. D. Kesavananda Bharati case.
Kesavananda Bharati Case
The 1973 Kesavananda Bharati vs State of Kerala judgement, which according to some “saved Indian democracy”, has played a critical role in reimagining the court’s role. In a landmark judgement issued by the Special Bench of the Supreme Court comprising 13 judges, the court ruled that Article 368 (which confers the right to amend the Constitution upon Parliament) “does not enable Parliament to alter the basic structure or framework of the Constitution” by a slender 7-6 margin. It was fought by Nani Palkhivala, a legendary lawyer who guarded our fundamental rights. Read more about him here.
A. Galicia. B. Ankara. C. Tabsor. D. Gallipoli.
From the spring of 1915 onwards, the hospitals and convalescent depots established on the islands of Malta and Gozo dealt with over 1,35,000 sick and wounded, chiefly from the campaigns in Gallipoli and Salonika. The commemorations in Pieta include 20 Indian servicemen who were cremated at Lazaretto Cemetery. Here are four other memorials around the world where Indian soldiers are buried.
A. The Want And Means Of India. B. The Problem Of The Rupee. C. National Dividend Of India. D. The Law And Lawyers.
The Problem Of The Rupee.
Did you know that Ambedkar played a key role in the establishment of the Reserve Bank of India in 1935? RBI was conceptualised according to the guidelines presented by Ambedkar to the Hilton Young Commission (also known as Royal Commission on Indian Currency and Finance) in his book, The Problem of the Rupee – Its Origin and Its Solution. Read other lesser-known facts about Ambedkar here.