Tag: governor

Executive Power of the Union and the State

By Sahil Arora, JGLS Editor’s Note: There exist three pillars of democracy, namely the legislature, the executive and the judiciary. These bodies have well defined functions under the Indian Constitution and cannot overlap into each other’s areas.  These three pillars are further divided into Union and States and function according to […]

Power of President to Grant Pardon: Indian Scenario

By Pranjal Shekhar, CNLU Patna Editor’s Note: The power to pardon is one of the powers which have been conferred on the executive. Article 72 confers this power on the President and Article 161 does the same on the Governor. This power has been provided to heads of various nations. […]