The writer is a former judge of the Supreme Court
Toppling the governments and nullifying the verdict of the people, because of the lure of individual gains, has become normal practice. It is a matter of grave concern for those who want to save democracy and the Constitution.
It is the elected Speaker who ascertains the majority support for the party called upon to form the government, when it is in dispute.
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 possibility that Aadhaar numbers can be misused is not theoretical
Arrest of dissenters is a way for government to shift focus from the discontent
Simultaneous elections go against the character of India’s federal polity
The chief justice must involve senior judges when sensitive cases are to be decided
The demand for reservations by Marathas, Jats and Patidars should be considered seriously.
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.
It is desirable. Yet the insistence on it must be interrogated