3 Judicial powers of the President of India

Judicial powers of the President of India are discussed below

Judicial powers of the President of India

(i) The President has the power to grant pardon, reprieves, remit, or suspend a death sentence on any appeal for mercy.
(ii) He is not answerable before any Court of Law for the discharge of his duties.
(iii) No criminal suit can be initiated against him during his tenure of office.


The President and the Vice President

The President is the head of the Indian Union and is the supreme commander of the defense forces of India. The President is elected indirectly by the members of the Electoral College. Read more

The High Courts and Subordinate Courts

The Constitution of India has provided for a High Court for each state. However, there may be one High Court for two states or union territories. This depends on the area and the population of the state or union territory. There are 21 High Courts in India. Delhi is the only union territory that has a High Court of its own. Read more

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