P B Sawant

The writer is a former judge of the Supreme Court

Articles By P B Sawant

Abrogation of Article 370 is illegal, the ongoing lockdown unsustainable

To our brothers and sisters in Kashmir, we should appeal not to mistake the government for the people of this country. They should believe in our goodwill and fraternity for them, notwithstanding the damage done to it by the present misadventure of our government.

The numbers don’t add up

The possibility that Aadhaar numbers can be misused is not theoretical

Repression As Distraction

Arrest of dissenters is a way for government to shift focus from the discontent

Keep The Polls Apart

Simultaneous elections go against the character of India’s federal polity

A Court Of Equals

The chief justice must involve senior judges when sensitive cases are to be decided

Case for extending the quota

The demand for reservations by Marathas, Jats and Patidars should be considered seriously.

Laying a high office low

Governors, with rare exceptions, have been acting as if they are employees of the Central government, at its behest and in the interests of the party or parties in power at the Centre.

Why common personal law?

It is desirable. Yet the insistence on it must be interrogated