Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 | Last Update : 04:50 AM IST

A G Noorani

Habeas corpus is habeas carcass in Kashmir Valley

The time is come to consider the basics of the legal outrage of imprisonment without trial called ‘preventive detention’.

11 Nov 2019 12:27 AM

Bias in judges hurts public confidence in the judiciary

The law and practice on a judge’s recusal merits separate discussion.

03 Nov 2019 12:38 AM

The Uncle Toms among Indian Muslims over Kashmir

Muslims withdrew into a shell whenever the word Kashmir was uttered.

27 Oct 2019 12:05 AM

India’s freedom fighters fought sedition law

Lynchings became an epidemic shortly after Modi became Prime Minister.

20 Oct 2019 12:05 AM

As politicians cannot usurp power, judges must not too

It merits close study in South Asia given its relevance to any parliamentary democracy.

14 Oct 2019 6:13 AM

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History should not be abused by politicians

The danger is far greater when the state has a hand in the writing of history.

07 Oct 2019 4:54 AM

Is Constitution ‘anti-Hindu’ or the RSS anti-Indian?

The RSS has now chosen to speak through its outfit, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad.

29 Sep 2019 12:00 AM

Protests set to grow after the clampdown lifts in J&K

After the Partition of India, that “separatist” sentiment became stronger still.

22 Sep 2019 3:05 AM

Protest makes students grow up as citizens

The Sangh Parivar’s men break up meetings on campuses at which visiting speakers critical of the Sangh’s ideology and policy are invited to speak.

15 Sep 2019 12:02 AM

We must praise signatories to the open letter to India’s 3 ECs

The media reported large-scale voter exclusion, with some accounts suggesting that voters from certain minority groups were the most affected.

08 Sep 2019 7:50 AM

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Torture & law: Jurisdiction on this crime can be universal

There exists on the United States’ statute book an old statute of 1789 called the Alien Tort Claims Act.

01 Sep 2019 6:07 AM

After Art 370 scrapping, the Shimla pact is virtually ‘dead’

They are an integral part of the decision taken in 2014 to bar all talks with Pakistan on the Kashmir dispute.

26 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

Repression cannot kill millennium-old Kashmiri dream

Narendra Modi can now claim that he has accomplished what A.B. Vajpayee and L.K. Advani could not.

18 Aug 2019 12:13 AM

The Speaker’s impartiality is indispensable

In India, the Economist’s words would be seen as Speakers’ violating parliamentary privilege.

04 Aug 2019 12:54 AM

How premiers have preferred their NSA over their diplomats

Israel’s foreign minister Abba Eban found Prime Minister Golda Meir a difficult pupil to instruct.

28 Jul 2019 12:44 AM

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India stalled framing of Saarc terror convention

India matters enormously to Saarc, and yet, India can and has crippled Saarc.

21 Jul 2019 12:03 AM

Kashmir’s press and India: The disconnect

Newspapers that report excesses committed by the Army, the Central or the local police are intimidated if they perform their professional duty.

14 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

Why Xi is unwise to scrap maps

China has land borders with 14 countries and maritime borders with at least nine other countries.

07 Jul 2019 12:11 AM

‘One nation, one election’ is an assault on federalism

Modi had no qualms in claiming that it was not his but “the nation’s idea”.

30 Jun 2019 12:23 AM

Mediation over the Ayodhya dispute seems doomed to fail

The Supreme Court has initiated an exercise that was doomed to failure at the very outset.

16 Jun 2019 9:24 AM

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