What is ‘Revisional Jurisdiction’?

The High Court may call for the record of any case which has been decided by a subordinate court, if a High Court is of the opinion that a case pending in a court, involves a substantial question of law as to the interpretation of the Constitution and the determination of which is necessary for the disposal of the case.


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 a union territory. There are 21 High Courts in India. Delhi is the only union territory which has a High Court of its own. Read more

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Human rights refer to freedoms and rights which should be available to all human beings irrespective of their caste, class, gender and religion. These rights include the right to life, the right to freedom of speech and expression, the right to equality, the right to education etc. Read more

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