Indian Constitution
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

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

Opinion  /  Published 26.10.19

The enduring radiance of Ambedkar

The Indian Constitution recognized two social groups as especially disadvantaged: the scheduled castes, known in everyday language as Dalits; and the scheduled tribes, commonly known as Adivasis. Both...
By Ramachandra Guha


India  /  Published 28.03.19

SC to hear pleas challenging economic quota

The Supreme Court on Thursday said it would hear on April 8 a batch of pleas challenging the Centre's decision to grant 10 per cent reservation in jobs and admission for candidates of economically wea...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.20

Lessons from afar

India is currently making waves across the world for all the wrong reasons. The State’s response to the protests against the controversial Citizen (Amendment) Act has the potential to challenge the ...
By Chandru Chawla

West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.20

Varsity clarifies VC speech

The Visva-Bharati authorities on Wednesday sought to clarify and clear the confusion brewing over vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakraborty’s Republic Day speech at the Vidya-Bhavana Senior Boys’ Hostel....
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

India  /  Published 04.03.19

Supreme Court proposal: re-appoint ex-judges

The Supreme Court collegium has recommended the rare step of re-appointing retired judges after it received “adverse reports” against every nominee for the high courts in Telangana and Andhra Prad...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.01.20

Rajasthan Assembly resolution slams CAA

Congress-ruled Rajasthan on Saturday followed Kerala and Punjab in passing a resolution in the Assembly seeking repeal of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, arguing that it violates the Constitution.Pil...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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