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Constitution
India  /  Published 22.01.20

SC refuses to stay CAA, gives Centre 4 weeks to respond

The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave the Centre four weeks to respond to pleas challenging the validity of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and said it will set up a five-judge Constitution bench to...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.02.19

J&K scrambles to calm taut nerves

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By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 22.02.19

Shelter plea for on-the-run couples

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the response of the Centre and the Delhi government on a plea by the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) for security and shelter for 12 inter-caste and inter-community...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.19

Poll history through frames

Anyone interested in the journey of the Indian elections right from 1951 to date, can head to the CGO complex in DF Block for a quick lesson. A photo exhibition, that is up till today, showcases vario...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 17.10.19

The complex history of Article 370

Like many other political compromises, the history of Article 370 of the Constitution of India is rich and complex. However, following its nullification on August 5, 2019, the dominant narrative rega...
By Arghya Sengupta in

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Opinion  /  Published 14.01.19

Indian airlines should be more eco-friendly

Sir — A Portuguese charter airline, Hi Fly, recently conducted plastic-free trial flights. The first such flight took off from Lisbon, Portugal, with no single-use plastic item on board. The unbridl...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.12.19

Question on Constitution exam

No one had told the nation like it is as Anugya Jha has.“I was to sit for an exam on the Constitution today. There is nothing left of it now,” the BA LLB student of Jamia Millia Islamia university...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpdur

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.19

A democracy needs a proper space for public debate

The notion of propriety is now almost a myth. No civilization has written penal laws and rules for every conceivable act: that is why it is ‘civilized’. Britain does not even have a written Consti...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 01.02.19

Indexing fines to modernise the legal system

In modern societies, fines are a popular means of penalising offenders. Provisions in most Indian statutes also incorporate fines as penalty. However, the fixed penalty system that prevails in India r...
By Saksham Ojha in

India  /  Published 23.01.19

Nitish gambit aims at Opposition

The Nitish Kumar government’s move to implement 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections is aimed at striking at the Opposition’s fault lines, sources in the Bihar chief minister...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma & PTI in Patna


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