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Indian Constitution
India  /  Published 29.01.20

Discourse signals grave danger: Sinha

Former BJP leader and one-time Union minister Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday alleged “grave danger” to Indian democracy from what he said was the BJP’s intention of dividing India along religious l...
By Sanjay K Jha in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.20

Preamble is changeable: VC

Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakraborty courted yet another controversy on Sunday when he criticised those opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act by reading the Constitution’s Preamble, w...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 01.03.19

What does it mean to be Indian?

Thankfully, I happen to share with my would-be detractors an avid interest in Indian history, which helps me dispel these self-effacing albeit historically inaccurate arguments. If we go by historical...
By Debobroto Das

Opinion  /  Published 20.02.19

Why it matters how Manipur became a state

The Indian republic turned 69 on January 26. Five days earlier, on January 21, Manipur also commemorated its 47th year as an Indian state. The first event was marked by protests and boycotts by insurg...
By Pradip Phanjoubam

Opinion  /  Published 13.01.19

Our liberties dangle by a slender thread

This last week in Parliament could be, potentially, a turning point in the history of the republic. The Lok Sabha passed two bills that have large constitutional implications.The citizenship amendment...
By Mukul Kesavan

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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

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


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