Our founding fathers were driven by the learnings of the past, the turmoil of the present and the possibilities of the future.
Sedition law has been misused by over-zealous agencies. That’s no reason to scrap it
And other memories starring leaders and lawyers
Why the Supreme Court judgment in the case of ‘An Insignificant Man’ shows the way.
The rise of intolerance is alarming. Dissent is smothered and self-censorship takes its place, endangering democracy itself.
That is the state’s responsibility. It must punish those who violently target dissent
One salutary consequence is that the right to privacy cannot be curtailed or abrogated by merely enacting a statute but can be done only by a constitutional amendment after complying with certain constitutional prerequisites.
This erudite book illuminates how judicial review of legislation empowers and protects democracy.
It should be expressly included and highlighted in the list of fundamental duties in our Constitution
Fundamental rights are no gifts of the state, the Constitution only confirms their existence.
Intolerance has a chilling effect on freedom of thought and discussion. It places democracy under siege.
It is the need of the hour to contain the forces of bigotry and intolerance which pose a grave threat to our democratic secular republic.
The temples of justice are also home to moments of laughter.
Rule of law must become a part of people’s everyday lives if it is to be safeguarded .
Pakistan must stop offering specious alibis against prosecuting Hafiz Saeed.
In the past, the court has asked the government to show a compelling cause for removing a governor.
The SCs judgment on Mumbais dance bars does well to refuse to countenance the specious distinction between different classes of performers and audiences
The Supreme Court has delivered a sterling judgment on convicted legislators. It could have gone further
The recent judgment of the Supreme Court which commuted the death sentence of the Assam murder convict Mahendra Nath Das
Justice Verma possessed that rare and lonely virtue: courage
Papa CJ started stand-up comedy in 2004 after his visit to the annual Fringe festival in Edinburgh. Since then, amongst various places, he has performed at the Sydney Opera House and also at gun-point in South Africa, he quips.