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Opinion  /  Published 14.12.21

For the sake of inner freedom

The debate on inner-party democracy dates back to the Rajiv Gandhi years when, in 1985, his government enacted the anti-defection law. Rajiv Gandhi made parties submit their internal Constitution to t...
By Anurag Tiwary

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.21

All together: judicial independence

The independence of the judiciary is non-negotiable. The president of India, Ram Nath Kovind, emphasized this in his speech on Constitution Day. While this is a universally accepted doctrine — a...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 21.08.21

BJP finds itself on slippery ideological surface

A recently-released India Today survey asked its respondents to name the top achievements of the Narendra Modi government. Over half of the people opted for either the revocation of Article ...
By Asim Ali

Opinion  /  Published 14.04.21

Right over all: Freedom to choose religion

It is deeply heartening when the Supreme Court speaks firmly in support of Constitutional rights. While dismissing a public interest litigation against superstition, black magic and religious conversi...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 07.01.19

LS passes bill to remove leprosy as ground for divorce

A bill seeking to remove leprosy as a ground for divorce was passed by the Lok Sabha on Monday.'Leprosy is being removed as a ground for divorce as it is now a curable disease as against the earlier n...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.09.18

Keeping criminals out of politics

In its 244th report in 2014, the Law Commission distinguished between “earlier” times when politicians had suspected links to criminals — the N.N. Vohra committee findings on the Mumbai blasts p...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 21.06.19

Fourth panel on one nation, one poll in four years

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi sets up a committee to examine the issue of “one-nation-one-election” — as was announced after Wednesday’s all-party meeting — it will be the fourth such pa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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