Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicPreamble

Topic: Preamble

We need to re-read the Constitution’s Preamble to understand what being Indian means

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CPI(M) wants J&K HC chief justice removed over remarks on Constitution, writes to President

Speaking at an event earlier this month, Justice Pankaj Mithal had said additions of 'socialist' and 'secular' in Preamble of the Constitution narrowed 'vastness of its spiritual image'.

Modi, Amit Shah among the who’s who of Lutyens Delhi present at IAS officer’s family event

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Law ministry takes CAA battle to World Book Fair, sets up stall to promote Preamble

The Department of Justice, which falls under the Law ministry, has set up a booth at the New Delhi World Book Fair where it is awarding certificates to those who read the Preamble.

For the first time, India is seeing secularism go from a top-down decree to a street slogan

When Gandhi talked about secularism, he was shown black flags. When Indira Gandhi amended the Constitution to add it, she was asked to clarify what she meant.

In Ambedkar’s ‘Proposed Preamble’ to Indian Constitution, there was no ‘equality’ clause

Controversies around equality in India have existed since the birth of the Republic on 26 January 1950 and continues to this day.

For CAA-NRC protesters, the Constitution is a talisman and preamble the war cry

From Jama Masjid to India Gate to Hyderabad, the Constitution went from a lodestar of Indian democracy to a tool in the fight for its survival.

On Camera

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
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

LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

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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