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The process of physically collecting data from entities to establish the collection system, where no statutorily-mandated system of regularly reporting production is in place, is still an institutional challenge. The base years of all the major macroeconomic indicators, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and the Wholesale Price Index, are now aligned 2011-12. New data The updated IIP offers new insights, the most important being that India may have been overstating the industrial slowdown in its economy. Whereas the average industrial output growth of the last five years (2011-12 to 2016-17) in the old IIP is 1.38%, in the updated series it is 3.8%. 18 th MAY 2017 QUESTION BANK (1 Question) Answer questions in NOT MORE than 200 words each. Content of the answer is more important than its length. Links are provided for reference. You can also use the Internet fruitfully to further enhance and strengthen your answers. GS II: POLITY JUDICIARY 2. The Supreme Court‟s use of its vast powers under Article 142 has done tremendous good to many deprived sections. However, it is time to institute checks and balances. Elucidate. - restraint/article18474919.ece Article 142 provides that “the Supreme Court in the exercise of its jurisdiction may pass such decree or make such order as is necessary for doing complete justice in any cause or matter pending before it…” Constructive Application of Article 142 In the early years of the evolution of Article 142, the general public and the lawyers both lauded the Supreme Court for its efforts to bring complete justice to various deprived sections of society or to protect the environment. F or example, the cleansing of the Taj Mahal , whose marble was yellowing on account of sulphur fumes from the surrounding industries.
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5 | Page 9004418746 [email protected] Similarly, undertrials were rotting in jails for greater periods than the maximum punishment which could have been inflicted on them, as their very existence was forgotten by the criminal justice system. With a single stroke of the pen, thousands of them were released. One of the important instances of application by the Supreme Court of Article 142 was in the Union Carbide case relating to the victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy where the Court felt a need to deviate from existing law to bring relief to the thousands of persons affected by the gas leak. Foraying into forbidden territory In Bhopal gas tragedy judgment, the Supreme Court, while awarding compensation of $470 million to the victims, went to the extent of saying that to do complete justice, it could even override the laws made by Parliament by holding that, “prohibitions or limitations or provisions contained in ordinary laws cannot, ipso facto, act as prohibitions or limitations on the constitutional powers under Article 142.” By this statement the Supreme Court of India placed itself above the laws made by Parliament or the legislatures of the States.
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