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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

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

Opinion  /  Published 13.07.20

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

Jawaharlal Nehru’s vision of India and the world, it is safely assumed, is an antithesis of that pursued by India’s present prime minister. Such a claim is unlikely to invite the chaste in...
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


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