Politics

Politics

Walking on thin ice

The notice of motion, dismissed by the Rajya Sabha Chairperson, was signed by 64 members of the upper house under…

May 25,2018

Politics

A city remembers

Ours was a mixed household — Hindu mother, Muslim father. In the aftermath of the Babri Masjid demolition on December…

May 25,2018

Politics

Grave distrust exposed

Though not a signatory to Montevideo Convention on how to recognise a ‘State’ to be able to negotiate with it,…

May 25,2018

Politics

Triple Talaq Bill soon

Three months after the Supreme Court declared the practice of instant triple talaq or talaq-i-biddat unconstitutional, the government has decided to pass…

Politics

Reopening an old wound

Dr Pankaj Fadnis, a trustee of Abhinav Bharat, has filed a plea in the Supreme Court demanding a reinvestigation into…

May 25,2018

Politics

Constitutionally sustainable?

The political developments in the State of Bihar leading to the fall of the government, which was voted to power…

May 24,2018

Politics

PM chooses President

Although the President of India is only a Constitutional head, usually the Presidential election becomes a hot political issue. It…

May 24,2018

Politics

Finance Bill, eh?

Picture credit: Moneyscapes- Marble Inlay: Sanjeev Khandekar with Vaishali Narkar    The Finance Bill 2017-18 has evoked a good deal of…

May 23,2018

Politics

Attention, party hoppers

While the citizens of Goa and Manipur protested against the appointment of "independent" members becoming ministers, few have challenged the…

May 23,2018

Constitutional LawPolitics

March of prohibition

On 22nd March, 2017, the Government of Uttar Pradesh (‘UP’) issued an order directing the closure of public slaughterhouses in the…