The writer was Union law minister from May 2009 to 2011.
Instead of passing on the benefit of low crude price to consumers, fuel is being brutally taxed by the present regime. Today, India has one of the highest rates of taxes on both petrol and diesel.
The Union Budget’s proposal to issue sovereign bonds is ill-thought out, will make Indian economy susceptible to global headwinds
The one area where the BJP government has failed to imitate the UPA government is in its commitment to uphold democracy by supporting people-centric initiatives.
Crucial learning schemes, from school to college, can be traced back to Rajiv Gandhi’s initiatives.
Government’s handling of the constitutional amendment bill has set up a face-off between executive and judiciary.
State funding of elections has been discussed for years. Can we make it work?
Why the disqualification of legislators on grounds of defection should be decided by president/governor on the advice of the EC.
In this article to 'The Indian Express',Law Minister explains why we should value supremacy of the Constitution.
In this 'Express' article,Law Minister explains why we should value supremacy of the Constitution.
How the next generation of legal reforms must be to internationalise legal education....
The Indian economy is powering ahead,as most recent indicators reveal....
The Mahabharata,together with the Ramayana,is one of the greatest stories ever told. These two epics have influenced norms,values and culture not just in India,but elsewhere in Southeast Asia too....
Successive bands of foreigners — Greeks, Parathions, Scythians and Turks (Kushanas) — came as invaders and were ultimately absorbe...