Indian Constitution
North East  /  Published 25.01.19

SC seeks reply to citizenship bill challenge

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the response of the Centre and Tripura government on a PIL challenging the Centre’s move to pass the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.The bill seeks to accord ci...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.01.19

A broken republic where minorities live in fear

Irony proliferates in the India that the Bharatiya Janata Party is striving to build earnestly. In 1950, this young republic had adopted a Constitution — the sacred foundation of the democracy — w...
By The Editorial Board in

Books  /  Published 17.01.19

Who does the Indian Constitution protect?

By TCA Srinivasa Raghavan in

India  /  Published 27.01.20

We, the couple

A bride and a groom took their marriage vows over a copy of the Constitution of India here on Republic Day, read out the Preamble and vowed to remain secular in their outlook.Arijit Mohapatra, 27, and...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 27.10.19

The Centre's lost opportunity in Kashmir

On May 7, 1965, with the anticipated return of Sheikh Abdullah from Saudi Arabia and other countries, the then deputy secretary of the government of India passed an order, under sub-rule (1) of Rule 3...
By Luv Puri in


India  /  Published 17.02.19

Bludgeoned, Idea of India needs rescuing

In the end, it ceased to quite matter which side lost and which won the evening. Resonating insistently above the feisty jousting between combatants was the suzerainty of the Idea of India as a plural...
By Sankarshan Thakur in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.20

Call to schools to step up for statute

The time has come “once again” for Christian schools to make “Indian society more humane and uphold constitutional values”, a bishop said at a service preceding a four-day conclave of the head...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.12.19

Priyanka takes on UP govt

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday said the Citizenship (Amendment) Act was against the spirit of the Constitution and the people of the country wouldn’t accept it.“Will yo...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 14.11.19

The media's right to be critical of the government

New India has been failing consistently when it comes to augmenting the vision of the founders of the Constitution. Some of the pivotal foundational values of the Republic — pluralism and equality c...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 06.11.19

An essentially non-accommodative nationalism

Anti-colonial nationalism had sought to be inclusive. This was necessary for uniting a diverse people to fight an imperial power whose relative strength derived precisely from this diversity. Uniting ...
By Prabhat Patnaik in


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