Cherished Home of Democracy

History of parliament must-read for scholars By Bhartruhari Mahtab After a long night of darkness, India has emerged, in over seven decades, as the largest and...

The Judiciary as a Political Actor

A new book edited by Christophe Jeffrelot examines the challenges our neighbor faces from within and outside. In this excerpt on the judiciary, Philip...

Candid Court Tales

This book is a scathing and no-holds-barred account of the legal profession which does not always serve the cause it is supposed to and...

Saving What’s Left

While Praful Bidwai’s critique of the Left is sympathetic at one level, it doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to addressing flaws that...

When justice means fairness

American philosopher John Rawls’ idea of justice can be seen in our constitution, though some Supreme Court judgements have moved away from it, says...

Dream Mission

<h2 size="16" align="left" margin="10"]This is the untold story of how India triumphed in its mission to Mars. It is also about its dash to...

Emergency an “avoidable event”

<h2 size="16" align="left" margin="10"]This is what President Pranab Mukherjee’s book says about one of the most momentous events in india. He looks at various...

To sir, with love

Getting good teachers is a life-long gift. this book speaks about learning, education, teachers and most importantly, the student, whom everyone has forgotten By...

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