Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicIndian Constitution

Topic: Indian Constitution

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.

Why Madras HC ruled ‘fundamental duty to laugh, right to be funny’ deserve to be in Constitution

Court dismissed case against CPI(ML) office-bearer over ‘funny’ Facebook caption, said provisions that penalise preparation to commit a crime must meet higher threshold.

Ram Mandir to Ram Rajya — RSS begins work for its roadmap for next 25 years

The Sangh is seeking to establish a way of social life and Indian polity that follows the principles of ‘Ram Rajya’ within the Constitutional framework and the spiritual traditions of India.

Savita Ambedkar, a ‘social worker in her own right’ who kept BR Ambedkar’s legacy alive

Savita Ambedkar, the wife of Dr B.R. Ambedkar, was a close witness to his contributions in framing the Indian Constitution.

Long before farmers’ tractor parade, Babri Masjid movement also waded into Republic Day row

The non-observance and/or boycott call of Republic Day by a coalition of Muslim organisations in 1987 can't be compared with the farmers’ tractor parade of 2021. But there is a link.

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.

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.

Yes, every generation must debate secularism. School textbooks aren’t enough

You don’t have to be a BJP supporter to argue that a debate on secularism is not only necessary at this time, but also needs to take place regularly.

Raj Bhawans becoming embarrassment to Indian democracy. Time to revisit their relevance

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Land conflict rampant in India because Constitution has made sparse reference to it

Spread over 395 articles in 22 parts and eight schedules at the time of its formation, the original Indian Constitution mentioned “land” in only four parts.

On Camera

YourTurn

Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, in Lahore | Asad Zaidi/Bloomberg

Imran Khan is losing the plot. Someone’s chair is about to be pulled again

There is ‘tamasha’ going on in Pakistan. And Imran Khan is having a visible meltdown, while Nawaz Sharif is bemoaning a dead leopard.
Representational image | Photo: Pixabay

India’s economic indicators flash early warning signs for rebound

While the needle on a dial measuring the so-called ‘Animal Spirits’ remained stable, top producers signaled weakness as 2021 wound down.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

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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