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Apr 13, 2018
Democracy In India Part 3: Caste and politics continue to collide, sometimes violently, in a cyclical struggle for powerWith the Indian democracy emerging as a dominant player, some social and political changes have been seen. But caste and politics continue to collide.
Apr 09, 2018
Democracy In India Part 2: Use of religion by ruling parties overwhelms secular character of Indian StateThe Indian State, guided by the Constitution, does aspire to be secular. But in practice, religion has deeply penetrated its apparatus and democracy.
Apr 05, 2018
Democracy In India Part 1: BJP, Congress prioritise community over individual, use caste and religion to enslave citizensIn this process of interplay between identity and politics, BJP may have learnt from the Congress, which is beginning to re-learn the same: This time from the BJP. Such identity politics will continue for the foreseeable future. In Indian democracy, the individual stands defeated.
Apr 03, 2018
Supreme Court judgment on SC/ST Atrocities Act represents overreach, betrays Constitution itselfThe "acknowledged abuse" of the Atrocities Act stands on a somewhat flimsy factual footing
Mar 28, 2018
Opposition attempt to remove Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra is nothing but political gimmick, say expertsAs per the Constitution of India, the word ‘impeachment’ is not used for the removal of judges because it is explicitly used in Article 61 for the removal of the President of India.
Mar 23, 2018
How India Became Democratic - Part IV: Ornit Shani responds to experts' comments on her bookOrnit Shani’s 'How India Became Democratic: Citizenship And The Making Of The Universal Franchise' tells the fascinating story of independent India’s first general election. The Indian Constitutional Law and Philosophy Blog is discussing the book in a four-part series that we're republishing here
Mar 21, 2018
How India became democratic - Part III: The Constitution as an instrument of foundational, radical changeOrnit Shani’s account of independent India’s first general election is invaluable: it is a point of departure for all of us to think more deeply about what 1947 meant, and how the transformative character of that moment ought to map onto how we think about our Constitution, our citizenship, and our rights
Mar 20, 2018
How India became democratic - Part II: On the preparation of the electoral roll as a state building projectIn her book, Ornit Shani examines the role adult franchise played in India, in connecting the people to a popular democratic imagination
Mar 19, 2018
How India became democratic - Part I: Laying the foundations of universal adult franchiseOrnit Shani’s How India Became Democratic: Citizenship And The Making Of The Universal Franchise tells the fascinating story of independent India’s first general election. Suhrith Parthasarathy comments on the main themes of Shani's book, and their impact on Indian constitutionalism
Mar 15, 2018
Road to nowhere: Kaladan project chugs ahead on treacherous terrain at high cost to human lives, resourcesIn a terrain as inaccessible as it is harsh, the Kaladan Transit Transport Project in south Mizoram comes at a high cost to human lives and equipment.