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  • A matter of Principle

    A matter of Principle

    The Indian Constitution without social and economic rights would have been a betrayal to the very spirit of democracy. The debate on social rights is multi-faceted and there is no centralized theme to this argument. The formal arrangement in the Constitution has placed Socio Economic rights with other directives in Part IV which includes Directive …

    September 14, 2016
  • Balkan countries contest Saint Teresa’s heritage

    Balkan countries contest Saint Teresa’s heritage

    When Pope Francis canonises Mother Teresa tomorrow, two Balkan countries will be celebrating the sainthood of a woman they both fiercely claim as their own. While she is famed for her work with the poor in the Indian city of Kolkata, the late missionary’s origins have been hotly disputed in southeastern Europe, where she grew …

    September 3, 2016