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A G Noorani

The RSS is not amused with Modi’s cult of personality

The RSS was not amused to see Modi build a cult of personality from the very outset. But it shrewdly assessed both cost and benefit.

01 Mar 2020 4:27 AM

A ruling that allows protest, teaches the BJP a lesson

The court noted that one of the clauses of the order prevented raising slogans, singing and beating drums.

23 Feb 2020 12:25 AM

When diplomats bend to the will of host nations

The American Foreign Service has produced some highly distinguished figures.

16 Feb 2020 5:01 AM

The Modi govt wants to change how politics in Kashmir works

What Prime Minister Narendra Modi did on August 5, 2019, went far beyond the abrogation of Article 370.

09 Feb 2020 4:56 AM

Arif was made Kerala gov just to spite Pinarayi govt

It is an exact replica of Article 78 which defines the Prime Minister’s duties towards the President.

03 Feb 2020 12:16 AM

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Police excesses need to be checked

The people’s tribunal was set up in Delhi to expose the trend of excesses that swept the Indian capital and western Uttar Pradesh.

26 Jan 2020 2:26 AM

India a split polity, but is still secular

Vajpayee served as Prime Minister from 1999 to 2004 when the Congress came to power with Manmohan Singh as Prime Minister.

20 Jan 2020 1:44 AM

How British-era bonds have been used to stifle political dissent

Jinnah fought ferociously for Tilak, not sparing the English prosecutor Bimming.

13 Jan 2020 12:24 AM

Kerala has the right to express its view on CAA

State Assemblies are elected by the people and they are within their rights to express their opinion on matters of national concern.

05 Jan 2020 3:01 AM

CAA protests: Students were not armed, the police were

The court was informed that injured students were not being given medical aid.

29 Dec 2019 12:01 AM

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The designs of RSS contradict Shimla Pact

The agreement suited both sides admirably. It was the product of an understanding between the two leaders at the pinnacle of power.

22 Dec 2019 12:10 AM

Presidential system poses a danger to democracy itself

Its members have to be members of the legislature and can be thrown out of office by a vote of no-confidence.

16 Dec 2019 12:05 AM

India needs laws to protect press from govt

Four police officers entered its offices to search for photographs of a clash between the police and demonstrators at the university hospitals.

08 Dec 2019 7:08 AM

Maharashtra shows Modi will bite dust if Oppn unites

As a senior NCP leader, Pawar was entrusted — most unwisely — with a paper containing the signatures of all NCP MLAs.

01 Dec 2019 7:07 AM

Who is to judge the misuse of parliamentary privilege?

It recast the Indian polity radically and gave her wide powers to ban political parties.

25 Nov 2019 12:01 AM

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Babri verdict based on faith, not evidence

There now comes the Supreme Court’s strange verdict strangely expressed with a stooge addendum which belies its unanimity.

17 Nov 2019 12:07 AM

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

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