Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicConstituent Assembly

Topic: Constituent Assembly

Subhas Chandra Bose’s political ideas were always clear, not his constitutional imagination

There Is no particular record of Bose’s constitutional imagination unlike Ambedkar's States and Minorities 1947 or M.N. Roy's Constitution of Free India 1944.

MHA’s telegram to Kerala that sums up the Indian State’s relationship with religion

In 'Governance by Stealth', Subrata K. Mitra examines the durability and roles of India's Ministry of Home Affairs.

How Ambedkar, Munshi & Krishnaswamy Ayyar argued for Uniform Civil Code at Constituent Assembly

On 23 Nov 1948, Muslim members suggested changing laws ‘connected with religious beliefs & practices’. Counter-argument that a code would promote amity and secularism won the day.

Was India’s Constituent Assembly too optimistic about the Executive? Read Ambedkar again

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Yes, Constitution makers strongly debated conversion. But here’s what UP’s new law misses

Even while drafting India’s Constitution, members across political parties were concerned about the spectre of mass conversions in colonial India.

Mumbai’s Government Law College wins grand finale of ConQuest 2020

The preliminary rounds of the quiz had more than 600 students from colleges across India participating, after which were four knockout rounds. Eight teams made it to the finale.

Knockout rounds of fifth edition of ConQuest begin, four teams qualify for grand finale

More than 180 three-member teams from across disciplines participated in preliminary rounds over the weekend of 3-4 October.

Un-Indian, copied: 70 years on, Constitution is still attacked because we have failed it

Visva-Bharati University V-C Bidyut Chakrabarty's comments add to the list of fictitious claims against Constitution that Ambedkar had busted during its drafting.

Saving the Constitution is a battle cry & Madhav Khosla’s book lays bare the founding moment

Madhav Khosla’s 'India’s Founding Moment' sees the Constitution as the tool that built a civic culture in Independent India.

Lion of Kashmir, Sheikh Abdullah’s nationalism clashed with Nehru’s Indian nationalism

Sheikh Abdullah was instrumental in drafting Article 370 for Kashmir, and was thrown into prison for wanting azadi.

On Camera

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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