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Starvation stares poor in the face as PDS fails to safeguard Indians' Right to Food
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Starvation stares poor in the face as PDS fails to safeguard Indians' Right to Food

In the latest development in the Koili Devi vs Union of India case, the Supreme Court has sought the Centre’s response to the plea that 'three crore ration cards are gone'

Disha Ravi-Greta Thunberg toolkit case: Can't prosecute intent to commit crime, argues lawyer
India

Disha Ravi-Greta Thunberg toolkit case: Can't prosecute intent to commit crime, argues lawyer

A critical question which arises is whether Disha shared the toolkit with an intention to incite violence or public disorder; these being the essential requirements of the crime of sedition

Republic Day 2021: Delhi Metro services to be partially reduced; 4 stations near Rajpath to be shut
India

Republic Day 2021: Delhi Metro services to be partially reduced; 4 stations near Rajpath to be shut

Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhawan, Patel Chowk and Lok Kalyan Marg stations in Delhi will remain shut in the morning, while all parking lots will be closed today and tomorrow

Constitution Day 2020: Amit Shah, Venkaiah Naidu pay tribute to 'greatest strength of India's unity'
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Constitution Day 2020: Amit Shah, Venkaiah Naidu pay tribute to 'greatest strength of India's unity'

The Constituent Assembly of India had adopted the Constitution on 26 November, 1949, with the day coming into effect in 1950

Constitution Day of India: What is Samvidhan Diwas and why is it celebrated on 26 November?
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Constitution Day of India: What is Samvidhan Diwas and why is it celebrated on 26 November?

On this day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India formally adopted the Constitution of India that came into force on 26 January 1950

Constitution Day: IIT-B professor Paulomi Chakraborty presents nuanced take on equality
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Constitution Day: IIT-B professor Paulomi Chakraborty presents nuanced take on equality

Paulomi Chakraborty, associate professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences — IIT-B, presents a nuanced exploration of equality in part 5 of IIT Bombay for Justice's #PreambleLectures series.

Constitution Day: Tuli Bakshi, Sharib Ali on the idea of justice as enshrined in the Constitution
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Constitution Day: Tuli Bakshi, Sharib Ali on the idea of justice as enshrined in the Constitution

Tuli Bakshi (postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Earth Sciences — IIT Bombay) and Sharib A Ali (director — Human Rights Programme, Quill Foundation) discuss the idea of justice in part 3 of IIT Bombay for Justice's #PreambleLectures series

Constitution Day: IIT-B professor Anupam Guha explains socialism in the Indian context
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Constitution Day: IIT-B professor Anupam Guha explains socialism in the Indian context

Anupam Guha, assistant professor, Centre for Policy Studies — IIT-B, explains socialism, in part 2 of IIT Bombay for Justice's #PreambleLectures series

Constitution Day: Why the Indian Constitution guarantees secularism, and what it implies
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Constitution Day: Why the Indian Constitution guarantees secularism, and what it implies

IIT-B students Pramod Mandade and Samarth Bhagwat discuss secularism in part 4 of IIT Bombay for Justice's #PreambleLectures series

Constitution Day: IIT-B professor Amit Singh deconstructs the phrase 'We, the people of India'
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Constitution Day: IIT-B professor Amit Singh deconstructs the phrase 'We, the people of India'

IIT-B professor Amit Singh analyses how the phrase "We, the People of India" entered the Preamble in part 6 of IIT Bombay for Justice's #PreambleLectures series

Constitution Day: IIT-B professor Anush Kapadia explains what India's sovereignty means
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Constitution Day: IIT-B professor Anush Kapadia explains what India's sovereignty means

Anush Kapadia, assistant professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences — IIT Bombay, speaks on the concept of 'sovereignty', in part 1 of IIT Bombay for Justice's #PreambleLectures series.

BJP coined 'Love jihad' to disturb communal harmony, state laws will curb personal liberty, says Ashok Gehlot
India

BJP coined 'Love jihad' to disturb communal harmony, state laws will curb personal liberty, says Ashok Gehlot

The Rajasthan chief minister's remarks followed announcements by BJP-led governments in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, and Madhya Pradesh that they are considering to enact a law against inter-faith marriages

By withdrawing general consent, states could render CBI a toothless tiger
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By withdrawing general consent, states could render CBI a toothless tiger

Over the years, given the lack of general faith in India's law enforcement system, the CBI has managed to maintain the public perception of being a professional investigating agency

BS Koshyari's overreach threatens federal tenet of strong government-governor relationship
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BS Koshyari's overreach threatens federal tenet of strong government-governor relationship

It was not just the fact that Koshyari chose to make an intervention, his manner of doing so was immeasurably crass and was a direct assault on constitutional values

India's Dalit Muslims, marginalised historically and in the present day, find scant mention in mainstream discourse
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India's Dalit Muslims, marginalised historically and in the present day, find scant mention in mainstream discourse

In times when Muslims are actively resisting state oppression and savagery, and valiantly propagating a counter-narrative to Islamophobia, they must also look to issues within the community.

As with parliamentary proceedings, access, accountability and open legislatures can help revive public confidence
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As with parliamentary proceedings, access, accountability and open legislatures can help revive public confidence

While the Parliament is often the cynosure of all eyes, state legislatures, unfortunately, seem to gain attention only when a particular state government’s survival is in question

By failing to curb Tushar Mehta's remarks against 'prophets of doom' who flagged migrant crisis, SC displays fallibility
India

By failing to curb Tushar Mehta's remarks against 'prophets of doom' who flagged migrant crisis, SC displays fallibility

Mehta questioned the patriotism and credentials of those who attempted to draw attention to one of the most tragic humanitarian crises in post-Independent India and referred to them as "prophets of doom"

Ambedkar Jayanti 2020: Tributes pour in on 129th birth anniversary of Dalit rights crusader, architect of Indian Constitution
India

Ambedkar Jayanti 2020: Tributes pour in on 129th birth anniversary of Dalit rights crusader, architect of Indian Constitution

The country is observing Ambedkar Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, on 14 April

Constitutionality of imposing a British-era law during coronavirus pandemic is legally fraught, for the most part
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Constitutionality of imposing a British-era law during coronavirus pandemic is legally fraught, for the most part

From a public health perspective, there is no arguing with the fact that a strategic lockdown in a health crisis like the coronavirus outbreak is both desirable and necessary

The Ranjan Gogoi debate: India is not new to post-retirement appointments for judges; what is a cool-off period, why does judiciary need it?
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The Ranjan Gogoi debate: India is not new to post-retirement appointments for judges; what is a cool-off period, why does judiciary need it?

The simple solution to resolve the impending crisis is to enact a law for fixing ‘a period of cooling off’ before a retired judge could take up any responsibility in the government or any other constitutional posts.