The writer is a constitutional expert and commentator.
There is no reason to impose a Uniform Civil Code on Muslims, but a legal basis exists to abolish triple talaq.
Criminal defamation is inherently tilted in favour of the state, big business and powerful persons — and against the citizen
Existing regime of film censorship is unconstitutional and violative of the right to freedom of speech and expression. The proposed revamp has a limited remit.
In the absence of effective legislation against discrimination, courts should step in
Standoffs are old-fashioned. India and Pakistan should resume dialogue.
There are no wars to be won through poetry, no great intentions behind a poem's composition and it is more of a compulsion for self-motivated souls than a mere hobby, says Kiriti Sengupta, a gifted Indian poet, who has more than 17 books of poetry to his credit.