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Article 142 of the Constitution

  Jul 03, 2022

Article 142 of the Constitution

Q. Why is this in news?

A. The Supreme Court has crafted a victory for a disabled student by using its special powers under Article 142 to declare the successful completion of her Master of Designs course from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).

Q. What is Article 142?

A. Article 142 titled ‘Enforcement of decrees and orders of the Supreme Court and orders as to discovery, etc.’ has two clauses:

[1] Article 142(1) 

[2] Article 142(2) 

Q. Which are some Important instances when Article 142 was invoked?

A.