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Indian Constitution
West Bengal  /  Published 17.02.19

A vote to restore idea of India

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By The Telegraph in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.01.20

Call to ‘introspect’ on working of Constitution

Eight eminent personalities, including former Supreme Court judge J. Chelameswar and former chief election commissioner S.Y. Quraishi, have appealed to people to “introspect and audit” the working...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.02.19

The pitfalls of a cash income support scheme

With Rahul Gandhi’s announcement of the Congress’s “historic decision” to adopt an income guarantee scheme, the idea of a universal basic income, mooted in the Economic Survey two years ago, h...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

India  /  Published 21.01.19

Red flag on budget convention

Former finance ministers Yashwant Sinha and P. Chidambaram believe that any attempt by the Narendra Modi government to break with the time-honoured convention of presenting an interim budget that is d...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury and Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 22.12.19

Missing students seek Sixth Schedule

Takam Mising Poring Kebang, a students’ organisation in Assam, on Sunday said it aimed to include the Mising Autonomous Council in the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution.Addressing the organisation...
By Vinod Kumar Singh in Dhemaji

India  /  Published 21.12.19

A most promising image of India

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad, who led a protest at Delhi’s Jama Masjid after Friday prayers in defiance of police orders, was arrested on Saturday after he came out of the mosque. PTI picture...
By PTI and our bureau in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.05.19

The chowkidar who is not above horse-trading

In politics, wishes can, evidently, be horses — the ones that are traded to make or break governments. Horse-trading, the term popularly used in India to describe defections by members of a party, c...
By The Editorial Board 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

India  /  Published 05.08.19

Statute torn ‘in anguish, not disrespect’

Two Peoples Democratic Party MPs tore up copies of the Indian Constitution in the Rajya Sabha on Monday as home minister Amit Shah announced that the government was scrapping Jammu and Kashmir’s spe...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.08.19

Reckless assault on federalism and democracy

What transpired on August 5, 2019, was much more than the repeal of an article of the Indian Constitution. The autonomy for Jammu and Kashmir enshrined in Article 370 had been already whittled down by...
By Sugata Bose in


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