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Indian Constitution

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

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05 Aug 2020 8:42 PM

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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

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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

Naga peace process back on track again

In the end, it seems that the Nagas have neither given up their demand for a separate flag nor for a Naga constitution.

07 Nov 2019 2:11 AM

Those who don't like Constitution can leave India: Athawale

He was speaking on the 62nd anniversary of the Republican Party of India at a function organised in Akola.

04 Oct 2019 9:52 AM

Lies being spread about Article 370 by J&K mainstream leaders: BJP working prez Nadda

‘The architects of Indian Constitution were against Article 370. There were no takers of this Article in Constituent Assembly,’ he said.

22 Sep 2019 4:59 PM

A ‘vacuum’ in education: We need to teach kids, not just hold exams

Many resourceful young people feel the need to enhance and enrich the education that is being dished out in schools.

13 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

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Clamour in BJP to go it alone in Assembly polls

Nevertheless, it is to be noted that saffron party had already made it clear that it will fight the assembly elections with its ally, Shiv Sena.

08 Aug 2019 2:14 AM

Not more of the same: How we can now defeat ‘alienation’ in Kashmir

Conveniently, temporary reprieves are simplistically read as substitutes for addressing the fundamental issues.

28 Jun 2019 12:39 AM

Article 370 vital for rights of Kashmiris

By repealing Articles 35-A and 370, India would be violating the Shimla Agreement both in spirit and practice.

21 Apr 2019 5:16 AM

600 theatre artists urge citizens to 'vote against BJP' in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

The letter asked people to protect the 'Constitution and our syncretic, secular ethos' and vote 'bigotry, hatred, and apathy out of power'.

05 Apr 2019 4:29 PM

While Pak bans bank interest, India bans cows

Most Indians, including judges, do not take the scientific and economic reading of Article 48.

10 Feb 2019 12:05 AM

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