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Opinion  /  Published 15.09.20

The plot thickens in Nagaland

From all indications, a comprehensive resolution to the Naga problem seems destined to remain elusive. As hinted by the Central government, what may come about is a partial solution which will leave o...
By Pradip Phanjoubam in

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.20

Caste and the Constitution: Equal benefits for all SCs

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By Arghya Sengupta in

Opinion  /  Published 07.09.20

Rethinking democracy

Paul Cartledge, the renowned Cambridge historian, brought out a biography of democracy in 2016 with the nuanced title, Democracy: A Life. The book is a tour de force, lucidly covering a stre...
By Manas Ray in

India  /  Published 31.08.20

Freedom of Speech not absolute: SC

The Supreme Court said though there is Freedom of Speech under Article 19(1)(a), it is never absolute because the makers of the Constitution have imposed certain restrictions on it. When such freedom...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.08.20

Choose wisely: New India and the road ahead

August 5 marked the one-year anniversary of the lockdown in Kashmir — a lockdown that started months ahead of the pandemic that broke out in the world. Last year, on August 5, the Indian governm...
By Mehmal Sarfraz in

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.08.20

Hemant: plea on tribal languages

Chief minister Hemant Soren has written a letter to Union home minister Amit Shah demanding the inclusion of three tribal languages — Mundari, Ho and Kuruk — in the Eighth Schedule of...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 20.08.20

Narrow lens: Bias in government jobs

India proclaims itself to be a constitutional democracy. But some of the proclamations of its elected representatives reveal — worryingly — that the spirit of constitutionalism may be on t...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 04.08.20

Maya ready to move HC against MLAs

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati has said the BSP will move the high court if six former MLAs of her party ignore the whip to vote against the Ashok Gehlot government in Rajasthan during a floor tes...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 28.07.20

Rajasthan: plea to follow the law

Three former law ministers have written to Rajasthan governor Kalraj Mishra amid an impasse over convening of the state Assembly session, saying the delay in doing so has resulted in an avoidable cons...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.07.20

Bhushan: appeal against contmept

A 100-plus collective of former judges, retired senior government officials and ambassadors, activists and academics has urged the Supreme Court to withdraw its decision to initiate contempt proceedin...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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