Executive powers are exercised in the name of the Head of State in almost every country in the world. These are referred to as extraordinary powers, and they include the ability to give pardon. These powers are typically granted to distinguish their primary position under their separate constitutions and to address possible judicial errors and miscarriages of justice that may occur in the administration of justice on occasion. Click on the ‘Download PDF option provided below to know more on-
- What is Pardoning power?
- How is it incorporated into Indian Constitution?
- What is the power of the President under Article 72?
- What is the nature of orders issued by the President?
- What are the following cases the President has the power to pardon?