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‘For God’s sake…’ – What Ambedkar said about rule of majority in India

Any failure to protect the fundamental rights of minorities means damaging the very soul of the Constitution, and violating the core teachings of Ambedkar.

Marital rape law is necessary. Women cannot be expected to quietly accept violence in marriage

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Modi govt to introduce new bill on arbitration in winter session, says Law Minister Rijiju

Under PM Modi's leadership, the Centre wants to work closely with all law universities and academies, and is committed to strengthening the legal system of the country, Rijiju added.

Sec 124A needs a quiet burial in India. Sedition law has no place in a democracy

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

China passes new law banning defamation of military personnel

The law states that no organisation or individual may in any way slander or derogate the honour of servicemen, nor may they insult or slander the reputation of armed forces.

Quran’s verses need to be reviewed. But by Islamic scholars, not Supreme Court of India

The Quran has 6,236 verses. Muslims can read down those that no longer apply in a modern world.

If India wants cross-border data, it must reform its laws and surveillance strategies

Any discussion on personal data access in India necessarily requires a reiteration of the Supreme Court's Puttaswamy verdict, which declared privacy a fundamental right.

Can Manthara be charged for conspiracy against Ayodhya? Putting Ramayana through IPC test

In ‘Ramayana Revisited’, journalist Anil Maheshwari and SC Advocate Vipul Maheshwari look at the legality of the Manthara episode.

India’s healthcare workers are the most vulnerable, but there is no framework for their health

The Modi government and several states put in place laws against harming healthcare professionals during the Covid crisis. But violence is just the tip of the iceberg.

Can Chinese apps appeal India’s ban? Section 69A of IT Act has the answer

Section 69A of the IT Act gives the Union government the power to restrict websites that threaten India’s defence and sovereignty, but it doesn’t come under RTI Act.

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Representational image of cryptocurrencies | Pizabay

What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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