The writer is a former attorney general of India.
Recent State elections are a tribute to our electorate.
These two features of Muslim Personal Law were some of the sticking points to the enactment of Uniform Civil Code as contemplated by Article 44 of the Directive Principles of our Constitution.
Arnold Toynbees delightful book,Acquaintances,has the following passage: Gandhis and Nehrus India was a tolerant India
Ultimately Salman Rushdie did not or could not attend the Jaipur Literature Festival
Developments in Pakistan are perturbing.
People were happy about the introduction of the much awaited Lokpal legislation in the Lok Sabha
The recent debate about the execution of Afzal Guru manifested misunderstanding about mercy petitions.
Of late,the judiciary has become fair game for scandalous allegations
When a company is declared sick or goes in liquidation,the persons most affected are the employees.
The plight of victims of road accidents is horrific. A majority of them are ordinary pedestrians,women and children and illiterate persons.
Our Supreme Court has elevated right to speedy justice to a fundamental right under Article 21 of the Constitution.
US-Pak relations are in a critical state.
Every right thinking person desires a stable Pakistan which is vital for its own security and security of the region.
The bomb blast at Delhi High Court has generated various theories about its occurrence,the suspects behind the blast,the failure of intelligence,et. al.
At present,the most urgent matter is to ensure that 74-year-old Annaji who has rendered yeoman service by galvanising the nation in the battle against corruption remains with us.
The mercy petition of Afzal Guru has at long last been rejected by the government.
Why we must resist the impulse to ban?
Two major points of difference have arisen about the proposed Lokpal legislation: Inclusion of the Prime Minister and the higher judiciary in the purview of the Lokpal.
Gambling is an abiding human instinct.
It is a statutory right and hence its exercise can be qualified by relevant conditions.
Of late it has become fashionable for our netas to embark upon fasts unto death until their demands are conceded by the government.
My first visit to Dharamsala last May was a unique experience. The highlight was the audience His Holiness the Dalai Lama was pleased to give me. His very presence was elevating.
Certain facts about the US military action in Abbottabad are well established
On Governor Bhardwajs reluctance to convene the House
The foremost question in the bin Laden episode is whether Pakistan was really unaware of Osama living for years in his mansion at Abbottabad not far from its capital Islamabad?