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Right Word | Constitution Day: How RSS played key role in defending Constitution of Bharat
Opinion

Right Word | Constitution Day: How RSS played key role in defending Constitution of Bharat

There have been repeated attempts to violate the spirit of our Constitution in the past but organisations like the RSS have always come to the forefront to restore this spirit

Supreme Court upholds 10 per cent quota for economically weaker sections by 3:2 majority
India

Supreme Court upholds 10 per cent quota for economically weaker sections by 3:2 majority

A five-judge Constitution bench in a 3:2 majority verdict has held that the provisions of the Amendment does not violate essential features of the Constitution

Dharma Files | This is how secularism has failed India
Opinion

Dharma Files | This is how secularism has failed India

The government should immediately get out of the business of running Hindu temples, as by not doing so it violates one of the basic tenets of secularism

Nupur Sharma case: To err is human, to rectify it is justice
Opinion

Nupur Sharma case: To err is human, to rectify it is justice

There are numerous examples where the Supreme Court, in pursuit of safeguarding fundamental rights, called for including even the courts within the definition of State so that even its judgement can be challenged if seen to be violative of the fundamental rights

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to be re-elected YSR Congress chief on 9 July
Politics

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to be re-elected YSR Congress chief on 9 July

The election will take place this afternoon on the concluding day of the YSRC's two-day plenary after the party constitution is amended to enable Jagan's election as president for a lifetime

'Constitution condones exploitation': Kerala minister triggers row with remark, Opposition seeks resignation
Politics

'Constitution condones exploitation': Kerala minister triggers row with remark, Opposition seeks resignation

Saji Cherian made the comments while he was speaking at a political programme at Mallappally in Pathanamthitta district and the issue came to the light after visuals of the speech were aired by regional television channels on Tuesday

Profound impact of a conservative US Supreme Court
World

Profound impact of a conservative US Supreme Court

Analysts say the just-closed annual court season has revealed a set of judges more hard-line than anyone anticipated. They have brashly tossed out the decisions of their predecessors, including, as with abortion, rights that previous courts said were guaranteed by the constitution

Wife challenges validity of ‘talaq-e-hasan’ in Delhi HC: What is it, how's it different from triple talaq?
India

Wife challenges validity of ‘talaq-e-hasan’ in Delhi HC: What is it, how's it different from triple talaq?

Talaq-e-hasan is the practice by which a Muslim man can divorce his wife by saying the word talaq once a month over a three-month period

Questioning India’s ‘nationhood’ reflects Rahul Gandhi’s constitutional and historical ignorance
India

Questioning India’s ‘nationhood’ reflects Rahul Gandhi’s constitutional and historical ignorance

The Congress leader's ‘India is not a nation’ statement exposes his long-held colonial beliefs and that he is still trapped and influenced by the colonial narrative

Sri Lanka: 21st Amendment to Constitution likely to come up for Cabinet approval on Monday, says Justice Minister
World

Sri Lanka: 21st Amendment to Constitution likely to come up for Cabinet approval on Monday, says Justice Minister

The 21st Amendment is expected to annul the 20A which gave unfettered powers to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa after abolishing the 19th Amendment which had made Parliament powerful over the president

Reducing India to civic nation bound by Constitution disregards its history, civilisation, says JNU vice-chancellor
India

Reducing India to civic nation bound by Constitution disregards its history, civilisation, says JNU vice-chancellor

Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit was speaking at the plenary session on the second day of a three-day seminar titled — Revisiting the ideas of India from 'Swaraj' to 'New India'

UK voters head to polls for local and regional elections with prediction of historic Northern Ireland result
World

UK voters head to polls for local and regional elections with prediction of historic Northern Ireland result

The results, which are expected from Friday, could have huge constitutional implications for the four-nation UK's future

PM CARES Fund must submit to rigours of Constitution or not publicise itself as State, says Delhi HC
India

PM CARES Fund must submit to rigours of Constitution or not publicise itself as State, says Delhi HC

The submission was made before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla

Restitution of conjugal rights has outlived its founding rationale, undesirable for social transformation
India

Restitution of conjugal rights has outlived its founding rationale, undesirable for social transformation

Restitution of conjugal rights disproportionately impacts wife through potential marital rape, life disruption, denial of job and so on

Amit Shah interview gives strong indication of how BJP is changing gears for Mission 2024
India

Amit Shah interview gives strong indication of how BJP is changing gears for Mission 2024

In a 50-minute one-on-one interview with News18, Union home minister Amit Shah dealt with several important issues — from the hijab controversy to the Uttar Pradesh elections

The planned Udupi hijab spark and the need for Uniform Civil Code
India

The planned Udupi hijab spark and the need for Uniform Civil Code

It is not a controversy but venal politics in which Muslim girl students are being used as cannon-fodder both by secularist politicians and by fundamentalist elements of their own community

Bikini or ghoonghat, it's a woman's right to decide what she wears, says Priyanka Gandhi
India

Bikini or ghoonghat, it's a woman's right to decide what she wears, says Priyanka Gandhi

The controversy erupted in January at a government PU College in Udupi, where six students who attended classes wearing headscarf in violation of the stipulated dress code were asked to leave the campus

How Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Union of States’ speech exposes his ‘tukde’ mindset and his affinity with far-Left radicals
Politics

How Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Union of States’ speech exposes his ‘tukde’ mindset and his affinity with far-Left radicals

There is every reason to believe that Rahul Gandhi’s knowledge of the Constitution comes from his dense association with JNU-style Far-Left radicals and his quid pro quos with the global NGO network, innately hostile to India

Netaji's 'Dilli Chalo' campaign finally finds fruition amid tussle over Bengal tableau’s exclusion at R-Day parade
India

Netaji's 'Dilli Chalo' campaign finally finds fruition amid tussle over Bengal tableau’s exclusion at R-Day parade

In 1969 when independent India’s finally got round to thinking about a replacement for George V under the canopy behind India Gate, three names were considered, Nehruji never wanted to remove George V from it, and plans to put Gandhiji there also got stymied. However, Netaji will finally prevail

Congress always insulted Ambedkar in his lifetime and even after death, says Amit Shah
India

Congress always insulted Ambedkar in his lifetime and even after death, says Amit Shah

Shah said Ambedkar was conferred with Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award in India, posthumously by a non-Congress government.