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Places Of Worship Special Provisions Act 1991
Opinion  /  Published 01.05.21

Artist needs no monument to be remembered

On a day almost lost now in the mists of time, I started going to college. One of the memories of that first, disorienting day is my startled amusement at a two-syllable word meaning, approximately, &...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

Opinion  /  Published 17.03.21

Place to pray

This is a sensitive time. A notice issued by the Supreme Court to the Centre regarding a petition questioning the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991 may send confusing signals. Renewed d...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 13.03.21

Supreme Court to scan worship law

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991, which bars litigation on any place of worship for change of its chara...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.12.20

Cause for cheer: year of pushbacks by courts

We had begun to believe that the Bharatiya Janata Party is striding ahead with its steady demolition of secularism and free speech because the courts are not resisting its agenda. But a closer look at...
By Sevanti Ninan in

Opinion  /  Published 05.10.20

Side by side: Mathura's temple & Idgah row

The project was being drummed up on the lines of a historic model. A group calling itself “friends of Sri Krishna Virajman” had petitioned a Mathura civil court for possession of the 13.37...
By The Editorial Board in


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