V.N. Shukla's Constitution of India has proved rtsel4 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 ranked classical legal textbooks.
This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated by Prof. (Dr) Mahendra Pal Singh taking into account the developments since the publication of the previous edition. The current edition includes a detailed analysis of the latest Constitutional Amendments and landmark Supreme Court decisions such as Supreme Court Advocute^on-Record Assn. v. Union of India; Madras Bar Assn. v. Union of India; Storey* Singhal v. Union of India; Common Cause v. Union of India; Subramanian Swamy v. Union of India; Jindal Stainless Ltd. v. the State of Haryana; Union of India v. Harish Chandra Singh Rsaoat; Nabom Reita & BanumgFriix v. Dy. Speaker, ArunaMPradesh Legislative Assembly, etc.
This book has been an ideal study and reference companion for students and practitioners alike and is frequently cited in the courts. The Supreme Court of India died the 11th Edition in Indian Medical Association v. Union of India [(2011) 7 SCC179], the 10th Edition in [(2006) 2 SCC 1], and the 7th Edition in Umaji Keshao Meshram v. RadtoAabai [1986 Supp SCC 401] while the Constitutional Court of South Africa died the 9th Edition in Nalandazeli Rose v. The Ministry of Safety and Security [CaseCCT44/96].
Table Of Contents:
Table of Cases
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 CONSTITUTION OF INDIA Part XX Amendment of the Constitution Part XXI Temporary, Transitional and Special Provisions Part XXII Short Title, Commencement, Authoritative Text in Hindi and Repeals
First Schedule Second Schedule Third Schedule—Forms of Oaths or Affirmations Fourth Schedule—Allocation of Seats in the Council of States Fifth Schedule—Provisions as to the Administration and Control 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 Eighth Schedule—Languages Ninth Schedule Tenth Schedule—Provisions as to Disqualification on Ground of Defection Eleventh Schedule Twelfth Schedule
Appendix: Extracts From Recent Constitution Amending Acts