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Jan 18, 2019
BJP's manouevre over Citizenship Bill alienates North East; goal of Hindu consolidation could prove illusoryThough religious identities are important in the North East, they are interpenetrated by other identities based mainly on ethnic (often tribal) and linguistic solidarities, which is why the BJP’s Citizenship Bill, designed to consolidate Hindus outside the Hindutva constituency did not go down very well in the region
Jan 19, 2018
State can't compel citizens to give personal info, say Aadhaar petitioners; SC points out people do that voluntarily with private cosA forceful argument that the State cannot compel a citizen to part with personal information to a private entity, prompted the Supreme Court on Thursday to point out that people voluntarily gave such inputs to private insurance or mobile companies.
Aug 07, 2017
Rajya Sabha polls: Council of States acts as a bulwark against populist moves, saves govt from hasty decisionsThe Rajya Sabha goes to polls on Tuesday to fill up vacancies that have arisen as a result of certain members retiring, passing away or resigning.
Jun 29, 2017
Modi's stance on gau rakshaks serves party rhetoric, but govt must take steps to curb communalismThe Narendra Modi government cannot effectively work against communal violence and elements like gau rakshaks while in the same breath promote the ideals that promote it
Dec 01, 2016
National Anthem: Liberal overreactions damage personal liberty instead of securing itIf the Supreme Court order on National Anthem, with all due respect, appears problematic, so do some of the liberal reactions to it.
Dec 16, 2013
Section 377: We're here, we're queer, we're not going anywhereFrom Mumbai to Montréal and Lucknow to London, more that 35 cities across the globe pledged that there would be “No going back”- a refusal to return to the closet - in response to the Indian Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Section 377, which effectively recrimalised homosexuality in India. More that 35 cities across the globe pledged that there would be “No going back”- a refusal to return to the closet - in response to the Indian Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Section 377.
Nov 10, 2013
SC stays Gauhati HC verdict, CBI still constitutionalAfter the furore over the Gauhati High Court's verdict declaring the Central Bureau of Investigation unconstitutional, the Supreme Court today stayed the court's verdict.
Nov 09, 2013
Govt should take steps to give CBI constitutional shape: Omar Abdullah"The Government should think very seriously what steps are needed to be taken to give proper structure and constitutional shape to CBI," Omar Abdullah said.
Dec 08, 2012
Egyptian military says only dialogue can avert disasterCAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's military said on Saturday only dialogue could avert "catastrophe", stepping into a crisis pitting Islamist President Mohamed Mursi against opponents who accuse him of grabbing excessive power. State broadcasters interrupted their programmes to read out an army statement telling feuding factions that a solution to the upheaval in the most populous Arab nation should not contradict "legitimacy and the rules of democracy". That sounded like a swipe at protesters who have besieged the palace of the freely elected president and called for his removal, going beyond mainstream opposition demands for him to retract a decree that expanded his powers.