EBC Explorer V.N Shukla’s Constitution of India by MAHENDRA PAL SINGH With Supplement 2019 Edition 2017
V.N. Shukla’s Constitution of India has proved itself, over twelve editions, to be the most authoritative and respected academic book on the Indian Constitution. Its outstanding reputation has established it in the foremost rank of classic legal textbooks.
This book has been an ideal study and reference companion for students and practitioners alike and is frequently cited in the courts. The Indian Supreme Court cited the 11th Edition in Indian Medical Association v. Union of India [(2011) 7 SCC 179], the 10thEdition in Rameshwar Prasad (VI) v. Union of India [(2006) 2 SCC 1] and the 7th Edition in Umaji Keshao Meshram v. Radhikabai [1986 Supp SCC 401] while the Constitutional Court of South Africa cited the 9th Edition in Nalandazeli Fose v. The Minister of Safety and Security [Case CCT 44/96].
This edition has been updated with the following Statutory Amendments: Constitution (One Hundred and Second Amendment) Act, 2018; Constitution (One Hundred and Third Amendment) Act, 2019; Constitution (One Hundred and Fourth Amendment) Act, 2019; Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019; Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Act, 2019; Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) Act, 2019; Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 2019; CO 273.
This edition also comes with a companion web resource EBC ExplorerTM (www.ebcexplorer.com).
“Professor Singh is to be congratulated in maintaining the impetus of research and revision necessary for successive editions of a book which is extremely useful for the purposes of reference and teaching.”
– Cambridge Law Journal, U.K.
“I have already found it useful for references to authorities on particular articles.”
– International and Comparative Law Quarterly, U.K.
Table Of Contents:
Part I The Union and its Territory
Part II Citizenship
Part III Fundamental Rights
Part IV Directive Principles of State Policy
Part IV-A Fundamental Duties
Part V The Union
Part VI The States
Part VII The States in Part B of the First Schedule
Part VIII The Union Territories
Part IX The Panchayats
Part IX-A The Municipalities
Part IX-B The Co-operative Societies
Part X The Scheduled and Tribal Areas
Part XI Relations Between the Union and the States
Part XII Finance, Property, Contracts and Suits
Part XIII Trade, Commerce and Intercourse Within the Territory of India
Part XIV Services Under the Union and the States
Part XIV-A Tribunals
Part XV Elections
Part XVI Special Provisions Relating to Certain Classes
Part XVII Official Language
Part XVIII Emergency Provisions
Part XIX Miscellaneous
Part XX Amendment of the Constitution
Part XXI Temporary, Transitional and Special Provisions X CONSTITUTION OF INDIA
Part XXII Short Title, Commencement, Authoritative Text in Hindi and Repeals
Third Schedule—Forms of Oaths or Affirmations
Fourth Schedule—Allocation of Seats in the Council of States
Fifth Schedule—Provisions as to the Administration andControl of Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes
Sixth Schedule—Provisions as to the Administration of Tribal Areas in the States of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram
Seventh Schedule—Union List
Tenth Schedule—Provisions as to Disqualification on Ground of Defection
Appendix: Extracts From Recent Constitution Amending Acts