Tag: Constitution

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  • Constitution: Outcome of vigorous debate

    Constitution: Outcome of vigorous debate

    Our Constitution is a democratic creation in the broadest sense of the term

    March 7, 2019
  • Ambedkar asks Cong to commit bringing RSS under Constitution

    Ambedkar asks Cong to commit bringing RSS under Constitution

    Virtually putting the Congress on notice over forging an electoral alliance with him, Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar has demanded the party commit to bring the RSS, the ideological mentor of the BJP, under the "framework of the Constitution".

    March 4, 2019
  • In defence of economic criteria

    In defence of economic criteria

    Criticism that the normative appeal of affirmative action will be diluted by introduction of economic quota is ill-founded

    February 20, 2019
  • An emergency we have never faced

    An emergency we have never faced

    Despite occasional cries from interested quarters that the country faces a ‘financial emergency’, the Constitutional provision under Article 360 has remained a dead letter

    February 14, 2019
  • Powers of the Prime Minister

    Powers of the Prime Minister

    In our Constitutional scheme, an able Prime Minister can easily become omnipotent

    January 31, 2019
  • Hands that touch Hindu girls mustn’t exist, says Union minister, later targets Cong leader’s Muslim wife

    Hands that touch Hindu girls mustn’t exist, says Union minister, later targets Cong leader’s Muslim wife

    Slamming Hegde, Karnataka Congress president Dinesh Gundu Rao questioned his achievements after becoming the Union minister.

    January 28, 2019
  • Modi government announces 10 percent reservation for economically backward upper castes

    Modi government announces 10 percent reservation for economically backward upper castes

    The existing 50 per cent reservation would be up to 60 per cent which is 10 per cent more than the cap placed by the Supreme Court.

    January 7, 2019
  • Laws and the Reality

    Laws and the Reality

    Laws and regulations like the minimum wage, say Rs 15,000 per month, touch only the organized sector of the economy which in India covers only 16 per cent of the worker population. The remaining 84 per cent are in the unorganized sector and do not get the benefit of government stipulations. On this basis alone, there is a strong case for lifting all wage stipulations.

    December 17, 2018
  • No political agenda but development of entire Jammu and Kashmir: Governor Malik

    No political agenda but development of entire Jammu and Kashmir: Governor Malik

    Malik said that he was in J&K not to make the political parties happy but to accelerate development of the state and remove genuine grievances of the common people.

    December 12, 2018
  • PM Modi, Venkaiah Naidu greet nation on Constitution Day

    PM Modi, Venkaiah Naidu greet nation on Constitution Day

    Constitution Day, also known as the 'Samvidhan Divas" is celebrated every year on November 26 to mark the day on which the Constitution of India was adopted.

    November 26, 2018
  • Constitution vs Faith

    Constitution vs Faith

    The Preamble of the Constitution mentions certain structural underpinnings, pre-eminently that India is a Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic, Republic. Each of these has faced varying degrees of challenges while sustaining a composite India. However, the majesty of the constitutional spirit is manifest in the unequivocal security afforded to every citizen. Uppermost priority has been accorded …

    November 16, 2018
  • Exploited despite the law

    Exploited despite the law

    While the right against exploitation is comprehensive, abuses persist all over India, writes Nirmalendu Bikash Rakshit.

    November 15, 2018
  • Amit Shah’s comments on Sabarimala against Constitution: Kerala CM Vijayan

    Amit Shah’s comments on Sabarimala against Constitution: Kerala CM Vijayan

    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan slammed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah’s comments on the Sabarimala temple issue and the state government’s handling of the protests against the Supreme Court verdict.

    October 27, 2018
  • Dissolution of the Assembly

    Dissolution of the Assembly

    The position of the Governor when it comes to the question of dissolving a State assembly often reflects that of the Central government, says Nirmalendu Bikash Rakshit.

    October 18, 2018
  • Justice defined in Sabarimala case

    Justice defined in Sabarimala case

    By upholding the Constitution, the Court upholds popular will and this must be appreciated in the Sabarimala case as well, says Jewel Chanda.

    October 18, 2018
  • Women’s liberation in judicial space

    Women’s liberation in judicial space

    A round table session at OP Jindal Global University explored the challenges and experiences of lawyers and judges who are feminists.

    October 16, 2018
  • Great and the Good

    Great and the Good

    All men and women are created equal, but some will be more equal than others. A recent order of the Madras High Court by Justices Huluvadi G Ramesh and M V Muralidharan would appear to have confirmed the adage. The order, passed on August 29 by a Division Bench comprising the two judges, directed the …

    October 7, 2018