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Indian Constitution

Bhopinder Singh | As institutions get trivialised, ‘selfie points’ touch new low

The image of the military as an apolitical entity has been getting compromised and drawn into vicious and divisive polarisation.

29 Nov 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Factor same-sex couple’s interests, hear all parties

Religion, caste, language and other interest groupings jostle to seek a role in people’s lives in India

20 Apr 2023 12:10 AM

Abhijit Bhattacharyya | Flight safety is critical to aviation: Govt role is key

Major flight safety failures of the past must be remembered and analysed to ensure that they don’t recur

13 Jan 2023 12:00 AM

Manish Tewari | Should Parliament codify basic structure doctrine?

The basic structure doctrine is a feature of modern and progressive democracy

18 Dec 2022 12:00 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | The hidden politics behind Supreme Court’s collegium

On the face of it, the collegium system is indeed untenable in principle in a democratic system. But it is not a simple issue

07 Dec 2022 12:00 AM


AA Edit | Isolate PFI over ideology

The PFI has fed itself on Indian Muslim’s sense of alienation and insecurity under a dispensation controlled by the Hindutva forces

30 Sep 2022 12:15 AM

AA Edit | Widen ambit of fake news fight

The forces which abuse democratic freedoms to undermine the very idea of democracy are dominant in our country, too

20 Aug 2022 12:15 AM

Manish Tewari | Social media lynch mobs subverting course of justice

Till the time the highest court has not spoken the above dictum remains the gold standard of both criminal and civil law

12 Sep 2021 2:59 AM

Maharashtra: Scores of Congress, NCP activists join AIMIM

Owaisi declared that AIMIM will contest all the upcoming municipal corporation polls in Maharashtra and register decent victories

29 Aug 2021 11:57 PM

Parliament clears Bill on Delhi L-G despite huge Opposition furore

Opposing the bill, Congress’ Rajya Sabha leader Mallikarjun Kharge said the bill must be sent to a select committee

25 Mar 2021 9:02 AM


Aakar Patel | On Republic Day, time to reclaim our basic rights

None of the rights and liberties that the Constitution saw initially as being “fundamental” are present in the original form today

12 Jan 2021 10:50 AM

Aakar Patel | ‘Time bombs’ ticking in the Constitution are a worry

The Constitution is a terrific document, but it is also one that has suppressed the Hindu majoritarian sentiment

22 Dec 2020 7:05 AM

Karan Thapar | How Nehru had gutted the Constitution in 1951

So sweeping were the changes that constitutional scholar Upendra Baxi calls the post-amendment document 'the second Constitution'

11 Dec 2020 9:12 AM

Aakar Patel | How the media, like politics, has become bigoted and intolerant

The media space in India is funded primarily by advertising, The reader or viewer pays very little by way of subscription

05 Aug 2020 8:42 PM

Can govt answer the moral question on CAA?

As is expected of it, the government has no plans to take the move lying down.

05 Mar 2020 2:10 AM


Losing our religion, reimagining identity

India’s much-celebrated diversity has for long been about “living together, separately”.

30 Dec 2019 2:46 PM

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

CAA 'miserably fails' on touchstone of Article 14: Owaisi in his petition to SC

Any classification based on a religious identity ipso facto violates Article 14 of the Indian Constitution, Owaisi in his petition stated.

15 Dec 2019 12:50 PM

Cops to register FIRs even if offence committed outside jurisdiction: Andhra DGP

Sources further stated that this step was expected to send across a message that Modi govt was with marginalised sections of society.

03 Dec 2019 2:12 PM

Supreme Court call on Sabarimala is counterintuitive

SC has also kept the review petitions on an issue that has been agitating the minds of a lot of people, especially in South India, pending.

16 Nov 2019 12:00 AM