The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has said that mention of a particular religion in the name of a political party cannot be termed as violation of the principles of secularism, especially when the party was not appealing for votes on the basis of that particular religion
Protests have erupted across Kerala after the state government made public a satellite survey report on areas that are to fall within the proposed buffer zone around 22 wildlife sanctuaries and parks in line with the Supreme Court directions. The protests are against what they say is the government’s “hasty” satellite survey of forest areas.
Government’s objection to Saurabh Kirpal’s appointment as a High Court judge because of his sexual orientation goes against the Constitution. Should a lesson be learnt from diverse benches of the UK and US judiciaries?
When the hi-tech sector in America sheds tens of thousands of jobs, the tsunami of firings is felt globally, especially in India, because so many Indians work abroad in the technology sector. These companies are not on the brink of financial ruin. Quite the contrary, so why shed people?
Former Minister and Senior Advocate Shanti Bhushan passed away on Monday after brief illness.
Shanti Bhushan has served as a law minister n the Cabinet of Morarji Desai from 1977 to 1979.
As Law Minister, he introduced the Forty-fourth Amendment of the Constitution of India, which repealed many provisions of Forty-second Amendment of the Constitution passed by the Cabinet of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Bhushan joined the Bhartiya Janata Party in 1980. In 1986, he resigned from...