Indian Constitution
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

India  /  Published 05.12.19

Battle for defence of highest values...

The following is a statement issued in the form of a letter to the people of India by 46 retired bureaucrats 27 years after the demolition of the Babri Masjid. The anniversary on Friday is the first s...
By TT Bureau

Opinion  /  Published 28.11.19

What's behind Modi's lecture on duties and rights

One of the tenets of democracy is that everyone is equal. To cite an example, the prime minister, the deputy prime minister, the president, the Speaker of the Lok Sabha and all those present when the ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 21.06.19

Govt brings talaq bill, protests force vote

The Narendra Modi government on Friday introduced a fresh bill on the first day of the Lok Sabha to ban instant triple talaq, underscoring the political message by breaking a parliamentary convention ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 15.06.19

When Supreme Court said doctors ‘duty bound’ to save life

Government hospitals and its medical officers are “duty bound” to extend medical assistance to preserve human life, the Supreme Court had held in several verdicts even as an indefinite strike by B...
By Our Legal Correspondent 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 06.04.19

Appeal by theatre figures

Hundreds of theatre makers, some of them household names, have endorsed an appeal to vote against the BJP and its allies, lamenting that “the very idea of India” and “song, dance, laughter” we...
By The Telegraph

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

Opinion  /  Published 19.10.19

How the higher judiciary let down the citizenry

In 1991, I joined the Supreme Court of India as a chamber junior to G. Ramaswami, the then attorney-general for India. That winter, a Constitution bench of five judges, presided over by Chief Justice ...
By Sanjay Hegde


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