The writer is an advocate at the Bombay High Court and author of ‘Republic of Rhetoric: Free Speech and the Constitution of India’ (Penguin, 2017).
The freedom of conscience means nothing if every act of religious conversion is going to be presumed illegal unless proven otherwise. The UP ordinance’s failure to prohibit forcible reconversion is also deeply disturbing.
After a cooling-off period, several years after his retirement, Hidayatullah accepted the post of Vice President of India under the Janata government. It is about time that we start expecting the judges of our constitutional courts to follow CJI Hidayatullah’s excellent example.
How the process of appointment of judges to the Supreme Court changed in the Seventies
Ordinance that shields public servants is a throwback to an earlier time, fails the test of constitutionality
The SCs expunging of its remarks on conversion is welcome.
Why India should consider channel zoning
In evaluating Justice Shahs career,the fact that he retired from a high court should be immaterial....
Accusations of defamation,copyright infringement and oblique motivations have been exchanged over 3 Idiots this week,as we watched and wondered who the real off-screen idiots were.
The uncouth and un-Marathi display of hooliganism at the recent swearing-in ceremony in Maharashtra,where members of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena...
If Indian courts were a listed entity,then perhaps portfolio management organisations would strongly advise their clients to wait and watch...
Oaths with God: a sign of accommodationist secularism