Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicFundamental duties

Topic: fundamental duties

Fundamental Duties have always preceded Fundamental Rights– Justice Vikram Nath’s full speech

While addressing the national symposium held in the memory of late Justice HR Khanna, Justice Nath further said that 'Fundamental Rights had to be read with Fundamental Duties.'

India’s embrace of modernity is now threatened by social regression

If Indians were to truly carry out their fundamental duties, then regressive trends like laws against inter-faith marriages would be energetically countered.

Fundamental Duties that PM Modi invokes were introduced by Indira Gandhi during Emergency

While Fundamental Rights were part of the Constitution when it came into force in 1950, Fundamental Duties were introduced only in 1976.

Modi’s new love: Fundamental duties Indira Gandhi inserted in Constitution during Emergency

Modi government excels at handpicking certain constitutional traditions that it finds agreeable and then dressing them up as the core of India’s Constitution.

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AAP chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal with Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann | Representational Image | ANI

AAP, TMC’s national ambitions ignore India’s stark diversity. Southern parties know better

Modern communication technologies can be the potential centripetal force that unify voters across states. AAP has benefitted from this in Punjab.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.