Calling the Official Secrets Act as “obnoxious”, N Ram of The Hindu has said that his newspaper is “totally justified” in publishing the information on Rafale

WHO PROTECTS THE NATIONAL INTEREST?

Above: Calling the Official Secrets Act as “obnoxious”, N Ram of The Hindu has said that his newspaper is “totally justified” in publishing the...
The Indus (on the left) meets with Zanskar river at Ladakh. The threat of going back on the Indus Water Treaty is no bogeyman for Pakistan/Photo: Bernard Gagnon/commons.wikimedia.org

IS PARCHING PAKISTAN POSSIBLE?

Above: The Indus (on the left) meets with Zanskar river at Ladakh. The threat of going back on the Indus Water Treaty is no...
Kashmir: Politics of Blackmail?

Kashmir: Politics of Blackmail?

By Inderjit Badhwar Last week’s Pulwama suicide attack on a paramilitary convoy in which 45 soldiers were killed is yet another grim reminder that Kashmir...
THE ABC’s OF L’AFFAIRE RAFALE

Whom Does Rafale Deal Really Sting?

By Inderjit Badhwar In October 2018, I wrote an editorial for India Legal in which I observed that what started off as political sparring between...
SORDID EPISODE

SORDID EPISODE

By Inderjit Badhwar I cannot but marvel at the brilliant exposition made by Prof Upendra Baxi of the drama (or was it a farce?) that...
ECONOMIC FOLLIES

ECONOMIC FOLLIES

By Inderjit Badhwar Budget 2019 will make headlines for a couple of weeks because of unprecedented tax sops to middle class wage earners and related...
HAS ANYTHING CHANGED?

HAS ANYTHING CHANGED?

By Inderjit Badhwar On the eve of India’s Republic Day, I chanced upon an essay I wrote on the occasion of the nation’s 68th anniversary....

TROUBLING QUESTIONS

~By Inderjit Badhwar The last thing that the Indian Supreme Court needs right now is yet another controversy that will be used by opponents of...
(L-R) Pratap Bhanu Mehta’s brilliant scholarship on constitutional morality is significant to understand the concept (Photo credit: World Economic Forum/Photo Eric Miller emiller@iafrica.COM ) ; Andre Beteille has made a value-added distinction between “constitutional democracy” and “populist democracy” (Photo credit: Facebook)

IS THE CONSTITUTION MORAL?

Above: (L-R) Pratap Bhanu Mehta’s brilliant scholarship on constitutional morality is significant to understand the concept (Photo credit: World Economic Forum/Photo Eric Miller emiller@iafrica.COM...
STRIKING A BALANCE

STRIKING A BALANCE

Above: Violent protests in Kerala over Sabarimala/Photo: Kaviyoor Santhosh ~By Inderjit Badhwar It is impossible to decipher, as the agitation over expansion of rights of...

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