Opinion  /  Published 29.11.20

Paradox day: Samvidhan Divas

The Union government proclaims its devotion to the Constitution. In 2015, B.R. Ambedkar’s 125th birth anniversary, it marked November 26 as Constitution Day to promote constitutional values amon...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 26.11.20

PM: one nation, one poll

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitched for the 'One Nation, One Election' strategy on Thursday, dubbing it as the need of the country given the fact that polls are conducted every few months ham...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Kevadiya

Opinion  /  Published 20.11.20

Right way: Article 32 petitions

When the Chief Justice of India expresses the Supreme Court’s decision to discourage petitions under Article 32, the reason must be weighty. For Article 32, which B.R. Ambedkar felt was the Cons...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 18.11.20

Protesters clash with Thai police

Thai police fired water cannon and tear gas at protesters marching on parliament on Tuesday, and at least 18 people were hurt in the most violent confrontation since a youth-led protest movement emerg...
By Reuters in Bangkok

Culture  /  Published 18.10.20

Gods and ends

By Prasun Chaudhuri


West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.20

Article 154: on lips of Governor

Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday said he would be “forced to look at Article 154”, if the Constitution was not protected in the state. Article 154 (executive power of state) say...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 16.09.20

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

Opinion  /  Published 16.09.20

Caste and the Constitution: Equal benefits for all SCs

By Arghya Sengupta

Opinion  /  Published 08.09.20

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

India  /  Published 01.09.20

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


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