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Dec 18, 2018
Maratha quota row: Maharashtra govt facing substantive legal hurdles in SC, change of strategy crucial for successOn 3 December, the Maharashtra government filed a caveat application — to ensure they are heard in any matter concerning reservations for the Maratha community — in the Supreme Court.
Dec 14, 2018
Supreme Court bats for rights of elderly, directs Centre to increase pension and set up old age homesThe Supreme Court of India made some poignant observations on the plight of elderly.
Dec 09, 2018
'Constitutional morality can be very dangerous': Attorney General KK Venugopal fears SC may become third Parliament chamberCriticising the top court for depending on the Constitutional morality, the Attorney General while speaking at the Second J Dadachanji Memorial Debate said, "The use of Constitutional morality can be very, very dangerous and we can't be sure where it will lead us to. I hope Constitutional morality dies."
Nov 19, 2018
Maratha quota row in Maharashtra: Why do politically powerful and relatively rich communities need reservations?The Maharashtra government’s decision to grant reservations to the Maratha community is more in keeping with the political expediency of the time.
Nov 11, 2018
Greatness will elude India unless there's support for free speech; it's people not governments which make nationMost Indians today believe that it is not only wrong to say certain things, but also that there should be no right to say them. Till we support restrictions on freedom of speech, true greatness will elude this nation, no matter how brilliant the individual at the helm may be.
Nov 10, 2018
Narendra Modi in Chhattisgarh: By peddling untruths in Jagdalpur speech, PM undermined democracy's fundamental conventionsModi was unsparing when he referred to the ‘urban Maoists’, breaking into English to use this phrase in a speech otherwise delivered in Hindi.
Nov 05, 2018
Sabarimala row: Who will discipline political parties for failing to uphold a Supreme Court verdict or the Constitution?Once the Supreme Court allowed women of all ages entry into the Sabarimala temple citing the constitutional morality and values, one would have expected the political parties across the spectrum to honour it and lend their support to the Kerala government in implementing it.
Oct 18, 2018
Sabarimala temple protests: CPI accuses BJP, RSS and Congress of indulging in 'double talk', playing 'dirty politics' over issueCPI said both the BJP and the Congress were unnecessarily politicising the Sabarimala temple issue and exploiting the religious sentiments of the people.
Oct 15, 2018
Pervez Musharraf treason case: Pakistan special court orders formation of panel to record ex-army chief's statementPervez Musharraf who has been living in Dubai since March 2016, is facing the treason case for suspending the Constitution in 2007,
Oct 09, 2018
Sabarimala verdict: SC has ensured continued controversy by seeking to modify religious practices through judicial decreeShifting sands points to the fact that a greater resistance against the Supreme Court verdict is brewing.