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GhoseSpot | Ex-civil servants’ open letter to PM Modi: A new ‘toolkit’ to target government
India

GhoseSpot | Ex-civil servants’ open letter to PM Modi: A new ‘toolkit’ to target government

For years, civil servants have run the country. Their proclivity to control the narrative by default even after retirement is an equally disturbing trend for democracy

Why it is right time to discuss and work towards a Uniform Civil Code, shorn of religious rhetoric
India

Why it is right time to discuss and work towards a Uniform Civil Code, shorn of religious rhetoric

The hijab controversy in educational institutions is the latest manifestation of the urge to put the Constitution below religious beliefs

Prominent Pakistani dissidents hail their country's Supreme Court ruling
World

Prominent Pakistani dissidents hail their country's Supreme Court ruling

The Pakistan Supreme Court has ruled on the right side of history by upholding the Constitution of Pakistan, South Asians Against Terrorism and for Human Rights (SAATH), a pro-democracy outfit of Pakistanis said

Off-centre | Why Hindus should not be punished for being the biggest ‘minority’ in India
India

Off-centre | Why Hindus should not be punished for being the biggest ‘minority’ in India

The division between minorities and majorities should ultimately go. But until that happens, all minorities, whether defined by numerical, religious, or ethnic means, should get the same opportunities

India needs a radically inclusive Constitution to build radically inclusive society for disabled
India

India needs a radically inclusive Constitution to build radically inclusive society for disabled

Inclusion of physical and mental disability as a protective ground in the Constitution will mainstream disability in the public and constitutional law discourse

Dharma Files | Why Constitution makers should have included ‘historical justice’ in Preamble
India

Dharma Files | Why Constitution makers should have included ‘historical justice’ in Preamble

By leaving out historical justice, as a form of justice which needs to be redressed, the historical experience of these traditions, especially Hinduism, is being ignored

Amid Udupi hijab controversy, demand for Uniform Civil Code grows stronger
Politics

Amid Udupi hijab controversy, demand for Uniform Civil Code grows stronger

The hijab controversy — a completely avoidable incident otherwise — lays emphasis on the need for a Uniform Civil Code in the country

How Hindutva is the foundation of Indian Constitution
Politics

How Hindutva is the foundation of Indian Constitution

The core values of the Constitution are liberty, equality, fraternity, peaceful co-existence, democracy, and respect for nature. These cultural-civilisational values are the crux of Hindu culture

How D in the DNA of Bharat stands for democracy and diversity
India

How D in the DNA of Bharat stands for democracy and diversity

We need to understand that democracy and diversity in Bharat is part of its ‘samskriti’ which is both valued and cherished

How Rahul Gandhi’s Parliament speech betrays misreading of Constitution and misunderstanding of governance
Politics

How Rahul Gandhi’s Parliament speech betrays misreading of Constitution and misunderstanding of governance

For all his ‘Union of States’ statement, Rahul Gandhi should realise that the Congress government prior to Narendra Modi’s imposed the President’s rule twelve times, whereas the current dispensation could do so five times thus far

Narendra Modi commemorates first meet of Constituent Assembly; pays tribute to members of drafting panel
India

Narendra Modi commemorates first meet of Constituent Assembly; pays tribute to members of drafting panel

The Constituent Assembly spent two years, 11 months and 17 days to complete the historic task to of drafting the Constitution for the newly-independent nation

Opinion | How states have denied Hindus real freedom with Centre's support for the last 70 years
India

Opinion | How states have denied Hindus real freedom with Centre's support for the last 70 years

For more than 70 years now, when it comes to Hindu rights and the administration of Hindu institutions, including temples, laws have been lopsided against Hindus and in violation of the Constitution

127th Constitution Amendment Bill: What it is, why it is needed and why the Opposition supports it
Politics

127th Constitution Amendment Bill: What it is, why it is needed and why the Opposition supports it

The amendment is necessary to restore powers of the state governments to maintain a state list of OBCs which was taken away by a Supreme Court interpretation in May this year

India's new bill on welfare of parents, senior citizens will motivate youths to care for elderly, here's why
India

India's new bill on welfare of parents, senior citizens will motivate youths to care for elderly, here's why

The proposed amendment bill aims to bring in key changes in the existing Act to improve India's geriatric care and coverage

IT Rules 2021 explained: Non-compliance will expose WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter to significant liability
India

IT Rules 2021 explained: Non-compliance will expose WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter to significant liability

It is unlikely that the intermediaries will be banned from operating in India for non-compliance. However, it may render their operations non-viable as they may be required to proactively monitor their platforms so as to avoid incurring liability

Two teachers in Jammu and Kashmir dismissed in 'interest of security of state'
India

Two teachers in Jammu and Kashmir dismissed in 'interest of security of state'

Mohammad Yousuf Ganie and and Bashir Ahmad Sheikh, both residents of Kupwara district were removed from service under a special provision of Article 311 of the Constitution

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

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'
India

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