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Opinion  /  Published 12.07.20

In a different epoch

The Supreme Court has been criticized for its failure to act as the guardian of the Constitution. Issues ranging from demonetization to Kashmir and the indiscriminate arrest and detention of intellect...
By Kaleeswaram Raj in

North East  /  Published 05.07.20

Villagers reaffirm faith in Constitution

Four villages located along the India-Bangladesh border on Sunday clarified that they have no intention to go with the neighbouring country, while reaffirming their faith in the Constitution. Last we...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Books  /  Published 03.07.20

Nehru: legacy, 16 stormy days

The reverberations of this neutering of the original, unalloyed Constitution, Singh correctly points out, resonate to this day. The source of the Indian State’s repeated infractions on liberty t...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

Opinion  /  Published 14.06.20

Rights and wrong

Amidst the fear and chaos generated by the Covid-19 pandemic, we witnessed the plight of migrant labourers across India. Even as the economy stands wrecked by the lockdown, various state governments, ...
By Bhaskar Kumar in

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.20

Heal the mind

At the time of Independence, more than a quarter of India’s population had been subjected to deprivation, discrimination and degradation on account of the prevalent caste system. In establishing the...
By Kashish Makkar in

Opinion  /  Published 30.05.20

United stand

Sir — A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court demanding a constitutional amendment to exclude the word, India, from Article 1 of the Constitution — “India, that is Bharat, shall be a Union of...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 07.05.20

Last advice as judge: Statute holy book

Judges should decide cases on the basis not of their religious beliefs but of the Constitution, Justice Deepak Gupta of the Supreme Court said as he retired on Wednesday.“l must say that when a judg...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.03.20

Remember the words of Jaitley?

Justice Ranjan Gogoi, who retired as Chief Justice of India 122 days ago, is scheduled to take oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.President Ram Nath Kovind has exercised powers ...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

India  /  Published 09.03.20

HC to Yogi: No banners

Allahabad High Court has asked the Yogi Adityanath government to immediately remove roadside banners containing photographs and addresses of citizens it has branded “rioters”, noting that the righ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Books  /  Published 14.02.20

More shades than one

These are fraught times. Interestingly, the Constitution has become a powerful emblem of protest. Perceived as the ultimate saviour, “We, the people of India” have embraced it in a remarkable show...
By Tuktuk Ghosh in


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