Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicConstitutional Amendment

Topic: Constitutional Amendment

How SP Mookerjee took on Nehru in one of the fiercest & finest parliamentary duels in India

The opposition’s debate over the Constitution (First Amendment) Bill in 1951 was a far cry from the kind of brawling that led to 12 RS members being suspended from Parliament.

The ghosts of Nehru and Syama Prasad Mookerjee are back. Modi’s India is reliving 1951

In 'Nehru: The Debates that Defined India', Tripurdaman Singh and Adeel Hussain highlight the former PM's encounters with his contemporaries.

Enforce preventive detention safeguard cleared in 1978: Dulat, Shyam Saran, 98 others tell govt

In 1978, Parliament passed a constitutional amendment to prevent abuse of provision for preventive detention. Group of 100 ex-civil servants says delay in enforcement 'unconscionable'.

On Camera

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Western reading of Shivalingam as phallic symbol is incorrect. For Hindus, Shiva is formless

For Europeans, shivalingam wasn’t just unique—it was an obscene, morally outrageous superstition. Such misrepresentation stems from the cult of phallic worship.

Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.

Defence

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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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