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Many of the accused in UP could not seek anticipatory bail and were taken into custody/Photo: UNI

Bail Until Jail

Above: Many of the accused in UP could not seek anticipatory bail and were taken into custody/Photo: UNI Revoked during the Emergency, anticipatory bail has...

Rule of Law

Above: After the Emergency, the SC introduced the “just, fair and reasonable” test in Article 21/Photo: IndiaHistorypic/Twitter By Prof Ranbir Singh The constitution of a...
Higher Education: Towards Academic Mediocrity

Higher Education: Towards Academic Mediocrity

Above: A resilient higher education system embraces democracy and forward-thinking /Photo: UNI While higher education is being decentralised and granted autonomy and funding elsewhere,...
The Minority Report

The Minority Report

Delivering the keynote address at the Indian Law Institute earlier this year, Justice DY Chandrachud of the Supreme Court took the view that India...
Photo Courtesy The Hindu

Remembering the Censor’s Blue Pencil

Above: Photo Courtesy The Hindu ~By Dilip Bobb On the anniversary of Indira Gandhi’s emergency, a look back at the 18 months of censorship and...
Credibility Crisis

Credibility Crisis

Above: The four seniormost judges of the Supreme Court, (L-R) Justice Kurian Joseph, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Madan B Lokur,...
KEEP THE REPUBLIC GOING, FOLKS

KEEP THE REPUBLIC GOING, FOLKS

~By Inderjit Badhwar A prominent news website recently quipped that Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani had most likely failed to remember the meaning of...
PIL Pioneer Justice PN Bhagwati Passes Away

PIL Pioneer Justice PN Bhagwati Passes Away

June 15 is a sad day for Public Interest Litigation (PIL) activists. They lost one of the pioneers of the PIL in India. Justice...

NDTV: Shooting the Messenger

NDTV India ban evokes some bad memories   By Dilip Bobb   There is some awkward irony in what Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the Indian Express...
Justice Santosh Hegde

Today, Society Only Respects Money and Power: Justice Santosh Hegde

JUSTICE SANTOSH HEGDE is a respected former judge of the Supreme Court. He has also served as Solicitor General of India and Lokayukta for...

Idea of India under Threat

There have been numerous acts of intolerance in India, a country known for its secular and inclusive nature. But with PM Modi preferring to...

Will There Be a Fourth Time?

Psychological factors like autocratic behavior, supported by sycophancy are dangerous to democracy BY SESHADRI CHARI Forty years after the declaration of the infamous Emergency, the debate is...

“Advani should openly say that he feels that the current regime is moving towards...

DR HANS RAJ BHARDWAJ, 79, who was minister of law and justice more than once and was elected to the Rajya Sabha numerous times,...

Is India Emergency-proof?

Forty years after the Emergency, questions are being raised if it can be replicated today. Will Narendra Modi get so besotted with power that...

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...

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Many of the accused in UP could not seek anticipatory bail and were taken into custody/Photo: UNI

Bail Until Jail

Above: Many of the accused in UP could not seek anticipatory bail and were taken into custody/Photo: UNI Revoked during the Emergency, anticipatory bail has...

Rule of Law

Above: After the Emergency, the SC introduced the “just, fair and reasonable” test in Article 21/Photo: IndiaHistorypic/Twitter By Prof Ranbir Singh The constitution of a...
Higher Education: Towards Academic Mediocrity

Higher Education: Towards Academic Mediocrity

Above: A resilient higher education system embraces democracy and forward-thinking /Photo: UNI While higher education is being decentralised and granted autonomy and funding elsewhere,...
The Minority Report

The Minority Report

Delivering the keynote address at the Indian Law Institute earlier this year, Justice DY Chandrachud of the Supreme Court took the view that India...
Photo Courtesy The Hindu

Remembering the Censor’s Blue Pencil

Above: Photo Courtesy The Hindu ~By Dilip Bobb On the anniversary of Indira Gandhi’s emergency, a look back at the 18 months of censorship and...
Credibility Crisis

Credibility Crisis

Above: The four seniormost judges of the Supreme Court, (L-R) Justice Kurian Joseph, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Madan B Lokur,...
KEEP THE REPUBLIC GOING, FOLKS

KEEP THE REPUBLIC GOING, FOLKS

~By Inderjit Badhwar A prominent news website recently quipped that Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani had most likely failed to remember the meaning of...
PIL Pioneer Justice PN Bhagwati Passes Away

PIL Pioneer Justice PN Bhagwati Passes Away

June 15 is a sad day for Public Interest Litigation (PIL) activists. They lost one of the pioneers of the PIL in India. Justice...

NDTV: Shooting the Messenger

NDTV India ban evokes some bad memories   By Dilip Bobb   There is some awkward irony in what Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the Indian Express...
Justice Santosh Hegde

Today, Society Only Respects Money and Power: Justice Santosh Hegde

JUSTICE SANTOSH HEGDE is a respected former judge of the Supreme Court. He has also served as Solicitor General of India and Lokayukta for...

Will There Be a Fourth Time?

Psychological factors like autocratic behavior, supported by sycophancy are dangerous to democracy BY SESHADRI CHARI Forty years after the declaration of the infamous Emergency, the debate is...

Is India Emergency-proof?

Forty years after the Emergency, questions are being raised if it can be replicated today. Will Narendra Modi get so besotted with power that...

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...

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