Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicConstituent Assembly

Topic: Constituent Assembly

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.

Remembering Sarojini Naidu, India’s nightingale who endeared millions with her words

On Sarojini Naidu's 140th birth anniversary, ThePrint looks at the life of the poet who remained an active politician through the freedom struggle.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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