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Court is not a substitute for a democratic political process

Executive and legislative excesses can be cured by courts.

08 Jul 2018 12:46 AM

The PDP-BJP coalition was a flawed alliance

The coalition’s Agenda of Alliance was deceptive, with the RSS’ writ dominating its terms.

01 Jul 2018 5:32 AM

Judges remain hooked to arcane law as it suits them

Civil contempt lies in obstructing the enforcement of a court order in civil proceedings.

24 Jun 2018 6:07 AM

A procession has a right on road, not assembly

The state and the local authority have a virtual monopoly of every open space at which an outdoor meeting can be held.

17 Jun 2018 6:48 AM

Inter-State Council can function only in a vibrant federation

The Inter-State Council will meet when the PM so decides — not when the states so demand.

10 Jun 2018 12:57 AM

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Ceasefire, but no talks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi saw no harm in acceding to her wishes.

03 Jun 2018 12:52 AM

Europe’s perception of America has changed

Macron asked Europe to unite and assert European sovereignty in the face of unilateral moves by the US on Iran and climate change.

27 May 2018 12:07 AM

India’s policy of isolating Pak: What has it achieved?

A deliberate policy of confrontation was launched, at stages, almost immediately after Narendra Modi came to power in 2014.

21 May 2018 5:28 AM

Summitry isn’t a game for small men to play

In contrast, German Chancellor Angela Merkel went to meet Trump for a purely transactional summit.

06 May 2018 12:39 AM

Naroda Patiya: A case for independent public prosecutors?

Congress leader Arjun Modhwadia accused the prosecution of lapses, saying, “Prosecution lawyers drafted the affidavits of some of the accused”.

29 Apr 2018 5:23 AM

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There seems to be no end to Kashmiri’s suffering

This year marks 30 years of militancy in Kashmir. No end is in sight to the people’s sufferings — but they will never surrender.

22 Apr 2018 6:02 AM

Netas create false news; the Press is their victim

The order was withdrawn the very next day — on the directions from PM Narendra Modi’s office — after outrage from the media and the public.

15 Apr 2018 6:11 AM

Need to curb funds’ misuse by parties

Civil society and its many think tanks have not exerted enough to provide effective and realistic measures.

08 Apr 2018 4:41 AM

Trump’s NSA is a threat to world peace

After many a meeting and documents galore, in 1947, the US Congress enacted the National Security Act.

01 Apr 2018 12:05 AM

Modi needs to change the hawkish doctrine

Modi appointed Doval as NSA almost immediately after he became Prime Minister in May 2014.

25 Mar 2018 12:13 AM

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Kashmir: Repression is at an all-time high

A group called Hindu Ekta Manch called for a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation, not the police in Kashmir.

18 Mar 2018 12:12 AM

No university can survive in a society riven with strife

The 70-year-old University of Kashmir has been a victim of the sordid politics of those New Delhi instals in power in Srinagar.

11 Mar 2018 1:40 AM

Ordinances a blot on the Constitution. SC must act

The ordinance is, both, a blot in and a blot on the Constitution.

04 Mar 2018 1:49 AM

Political culture governs probity in public life

Article 102 of the Constitution lays down certain criteria for disqualifications for membership of Parliament.

25 Feb 2018 12:51 AM

India-Pak ties can get worse

Home minister Rajnath Singh and Indian Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat are as belligerent.

18 Feb 2018 5:01 AM

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