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  • Combating extremism

    Combating extremism

    Blaming the rise of extremism on the continent on the failure of migrants to integrate, the statement issued at the weekend highlights the need for greater social cohesion. It notes: “Integration is a two-way street. This means that migrants are expected to make an active effort to become integrated, while help in this regard is important.”

    November 16, 2020
  • Supreme Court seeks Centre’s response on entry of Muslim women in mosques

    Supreme Court seeks Centre’s response on entry of Muslim women in mosques

    The plea demands issuance of direction to government authorities and Muslim bodies like Waqf Board to allow women into mosques on grounds that denial amounted to violation of various fundamental rights.

    October 25, 2019
  • Triple talaq law ‘anti-women’, violates fundamental rights: Asaduddin Owaisi

    Triple talaq law ‘anti-women’, violates fundamental rights: Asaduddin Owaisi

    A resolution passed at the meeting, under the aegis of United Muslim Forum, demanded that the government take back the ordinance

    September 29, 2018
  • Understanding import of Chapter IV

    Understanding import of Chapter IV

    The objective of the Directive Principles is to bring about a silent revolution, says Nirmalendu Bikash Rakshit.

    July 19, 2018
  • Rights and the judiciary

    Rights and the judiciary

    The Constitutional scheme of rights and redressals is a critical component of our democratic edifice, says Nirmalendu Bikash Rakshit

    July 4, 2018
  • ‘Article 377 is a violation of our Fundamental Rights’

    ‘Article 377 is a violation of our Fundamental Rights’

    Suri, who has filed a fresh petition in the Supreme Court of India, challenging article 377, says in an interview with Kunal Roy, the law is a violation of the fundamental right of the members of the LGTBQ community.

    May 10, 2018
  • Judiciary obliged to stand with citizens on fundamental rights: CJI Misra

    Judiciary obliged to stand with citizens on fundamental rights: CJI Misra

    Saying protection of fundamental rights of the citizens is “sacrosanct duty of judiciary”, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Saturday said judiciary is obliged to stand with the citizens if the government entities encroaches upon their fundamental rights. Speaking at National Law Day celebrations at Vigyan Bhavan here, Justice Misra said: “The citizens have …

    November 25, 2017
  • Privileges must be codified

    Privileges must be codified

    The privilege controversy is as old as the Republic. What precisely are the privileges of legislatures and their members and whether, in cases of doubt or conflict between them and others, say the Press, can courts come into the picture is not clear. This is primarily because the framers of the Constitution preferred not to …

    July 13, 2017
  • Held before a crime

    Held before a crime

    Our Constitution contains in Part III six fundamental rights (i) right to equality; (ii) right to liberty; (iii) right against exploitation; (iv) freedom of religion; (v) cultural and educational right and (vi)  right to Constitutional remedy. The right to liberty (Art. 19) is, like other rights, a fundamental right because it is really ‘fundamental’ in …

    November 17, 2016