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Constitution during a road show in Varanasi

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.
File photo of the Constitution of India | Commons

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.
Sarojini Naidu

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.
Jogendra Nath Mandal | Commons

Jogendra Nath Mandal, a Bengali Dalit leader who went on to become a Pakistani minister

On his 115th birth anniversary, ThePrint looks at the Dalit activist who traversed the distance to Pakistan, only to return back.
Constituent Assembly of India in session

Damodar Swarup Seth, the socialist who felt Constituent Assembly didn’t represent all

Despite being a vocal advocate of minority rights, Seth was against reservation for 'backward classes'.

Upendranath Barman, the voice in Constituent Assembly for uplift of backward classes

Barman advocated that Scheduled Castes should fight for their rights, and if their voices are not heard, they should ‘revolt’ until they get justice.
Deshbandhu Gupta

Deshbandhu Gupta, a freedom fighter who believed in free press

A member of the Constituent Assembly, Deshbandhu Gupta also advocated the cause of an assembly status for the national capital of Delhi.
A view of Parliament building, New Delhi | Bloomberg News

With 3 pillars of democracy falling apart, it’s time to read the Constitution once again

Constitution-framers wanted these three wings to function independently, with clearly defined separation of powers.
File photo of Lokanath Misra | naveenpatnaik.com

Lokanath Misra: Politician who opposed freedom to propagate religion as fundamental right

Lokanath Misra served as governor of three 3 northeastern states. As member of the Constituent Assembly, he highlighted need to protect Hindu culture & religion.

On Camera

Harvard Hyderabad, Princeton Mumbai – the future of US higher education could be in India

Schools open to expanding in India will rise considerably in reputation as the nation is in the midst of a phenomenal explosion of talent in diverse fields.
Rishi Sunak, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, departs from Number 10 Downing Street in London, UK, on 13 February 2020 | Simon Dawson | Bloomberg

UK economy plunges into deep recession, shrinks 20.4% between April and June

Reacting to Office for National Statistics data, UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the figures confirm that hard times were here and warned about more job losses in the coming months.

Defence

Army convoy moving towards eastern Ladakh from Leh on 30 June 2020 (representational image) | ANI

30,000 additional troops in Eastern Ladakh, Army faces stiff task housing them for winter

There is an infrastructure shortage in Eastern Ladakh, stemming from the fact that such large-scale movement of troops was unheard of in the region, and due to the challenging terrain.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.