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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Kesavananda Bharati


Basic structure doctrine is vague, open to interpretations of individual judges

September 22, 2020 8:46 am

In the quest to protect democracy from the hands of elected parliamentary representatives, it is unacceptable to place it entirely in the hands of an unelected judiciary.

Launching vicious campaign against judges in the event of an adverse verdict threatens judiciary’s independence

September 10, 2020 9:56 am

Ravi Shankar Prasad writes: Those who have been defeated repeatedly by the people of India through a popular mandate cannot and should not control the polity and governance through collusive cases from the corridors of the Supreme Court and other courts. This is unacceptable.

Legacy that endures

September 08, 2020 12:07 am

Kesavananda Bharati case laid down important red lines, set scope and limits of amending Constitution.

May 5, Forty Years Ago

May 05, 2015 12:11 am

A look at the front page of Indian Express on May 5, published forty years ago.

Back to court

April 30, 2010 11:27 pm

Social science has recorded,and tried to understand,the incidence of transformative processes,including revolutions...