Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicIndian Constitution

Topic: Indian Constitution

Defending Constitution, not Prashant Kishor’s exit, is Congress’ challenge: Salman Khurshid

We know that the Congress is in a make-or-break situation. Election machinery and management are critical for us as we attempt to reverse the trend of the last few years.

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

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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