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  • Inflicting dogma on the Constitution

    Inflicting dogma on the Constitution

    Addition of the words ‘secular’ and ‘socialist’ in the Preamble added nothing of substance to the Constitution, argue G.L. VERMA

    August 6, 2020
  • Access to internet not a Fundamental Right

    Access to internet not a Fundamental Right

    Universal access to the Internet is a function of policy and is not a fundamental right, argues ANANYA CHAKRABORTY.

    May 28, 2020
  • India needs legislation to counter hate crime

    India needs legislation to counter hate crime

    Even in the midst of a pandemic, bigotry and hatred continue to manifest themselves unabated and it is not too early to make an educated guess as to its ugly consequences in the wake of this unprecedented crisis.

    May 3, 2020
  • Tri-coloured mocktails for Republic Day

    Tri-coloured mocktails for Republic Day

    Here, we are providing some tri-coloured drink recipes to enjoy the Constitutional Day.

    January 24, 2020
  • Constitution & the Polls

    Constitution & the Polls

    The entire electoral process in the current scenario has assumed a more vibrant and demanding role. Keeping in view the core values of our Constitution and democratic norms, it would be very befitting to further strengthen the Election Commission and ensure that it inspires greater confidence.

    September 8, 2019
  • Addressing pertinent issues

    Addressing pertinent issues

    Many discussions have been held around the gender gap but the relevant question is whether this clamour has been able to bring about the much-needed change.

    July 16, 2019
  • Street Vendors, a neglected lot

    Street Vendors, a neglected lot

    Though street vending plays a vital role in assuring livelihood to a large underprivileged and marginalized section of the society, its contribution is seldom recognized by the city administration or urban planning agencies.

    June 28, 2019
  • Ayushmann Khurrana wishes to visit Parliament, see first manuscript of Constitution of India

    Ayushmann Khurrana wishes to visit Parliament, see first manuscript of Constitution of India

    The actor wishes to visit the Parliament in New Delhi and see the first copy of the Constitution of India, kept in a special helium-filled case in the library of Parliament.

    June 25, 2019
  • Combating HIV-AIDS in India

    Combating HIV-AIDS in India

    It is one of the vital obligations of the nation to ensure the creation and subsequent maintenance of conditions conducive to good health as has been cited in the Constitutional directives contained in Articles 38, 39(e), 39 (f), 42, 47 and 48 A in Part IV of the Constitution of India.

    June 7, 2019
  • ‘Blocking websites an antiquated idea’

    ‘Blocking websites an antiquated idea’

    Currently, we do not have much clarity in public domain or information on decisions on the basis of which a particular URL is blocked.

    March 16, 2019
  • 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
  • Towards competitive backwardness

    Towards competitive backwardness

    The Constitutional scheme of affirmative action cannot work unless reservation is truly inclusive and non-discriminatory, writes Sanjeeb Panigrahi.

    December 27, 2018
  • Train the Trainer

    Train the Trainer

    Of the many sectors critical to a country’s development, education is definitely the most important. And it is with this objective that all countries treat it with the utmost care and importance. This perhaps is the reason why the benefits of education have spread across the world. The countries, which had realised this earlier and …

    November 13, 2018
  • Not in the nation’s interest

    Not in the nation’s interest

    Article 35A of the Constitution is not just about a legal issue but one with socioeconomic and political implications, writes Sanjeeb Panigrahi.

    September 13, 2018
  • Shutdown in Kashmir over Article 35A rumours

    Shutdown in Kashmir over Article 35A rumours

    Shops, public transport and other businesses were shut, speed of mobile internet decreased across the Valley as precaution

    August 27, 2018
  • SC notice to Centre, states on plea to make sports part of fundamental right

    SC notice to Centre, states on plea to make sports part of fundamental right

    A bench of Justice S.A. Bobde and Justice L. Nageswara Rao sought response within four weeks on the Public Interest Litigation field by a law student.

    August 20, 2018
  • J-K | Hari Singh kin gives new twist to controversy over Article 35A

    J-K | Hari Singh kin gives new twist to controversy over Article 35A

    Martand Singh, the great-grandson of Maharaja Hari Singh who introduced the state subject law on 20 April 1927 in Jammu and Kashmir and whom the Kashmir-centric political parties and separatists are invoking in a bid to defend the Article 35A, says the Constitutional provision is discriminatory towards women

    August 7, 2018