What is Curative Petition?

Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. What is Curative Petition? Context: Recently, the Supreme Court held Prashant Bhushan guilty of criminal contempt of court for his tweets against the CJI S.A. Bobde and against the judiciary. Now, Prashant Bhushan has asked the Court to defer the punishment …

What is Curative Petition?

Topics Covered: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity. What is Curative Petition? What to study? For Prelims: Meaning, evolution and constitutional status. For Mains: Significance. Context: With curative petitions being a new addition to …