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Article 370: Understanding history, legal contexts and why it matters

A constitutional bench of the Supreme Court will deliver its judgement on several petitions that challenged the August 2019 J&K Reorganisation Act that de-operationalised Article 370 and bifurcated of Jammu and Kashmir state into two Union Territories.

‘Indians Less Charitable Than Asian Counterparts’

 Mumbai: India ranked 82nd among 128 countries for generosity...

Witness Protection in India: an idea gathering dust

One expects that after having waited for years for...

India Justice Report 2019 shows country’s failing criminal justice system

India has only 1 police personnel for every 663 individuals. Most states and Union Territories (UTs) spend less than Rs. 100 per prisoner per day.

Babri Masjid-Ayodhya Judgement must restore faith in the Constitution

Awaiting Supreme Court's Judgment in the Babri Masjid-Ramjanmabhumi Case

Gujarat’s anti-terror law gets President nod after 16 years

The BJP, infull throttle, has been relentlessly pushing its agenda through various policies and this time it has gotten its draconian anti-terror law for Gujarat passed by the President

Does the VBA’s performance in 2019 signal Maharashtra’s subaltern sunrise?

The 2019 general elections saw candidates from the Vanchit...

WB post poll analysis: Saffron fades as one heads South along the Bangladesh border

Sabrang India has discovered that even though the BJP...

Forest Dweller rights missing from Election 2019 discourse

The Lok Sabha elections have concluded, results are in,...

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The order allowing government officials' participation in RSS activities was released on July 9 by the Department of Personnel and Training, which falls directly under PM Modi, opposition leaders deem the same to be Modi government’s efforts to take control over constitutional bodies and work its way in through the backdoor, tampering with the Constitution

Delhi High Court transfers to CBI the case involving Delhi violence victim Faizan who was attacked by the mob in police uniform and forced to sing National Anthem

The court came down heavily on the Delhi Police and said that the investigation does not inspire confidence as it has done “too-little” and “too-late”; it further remarked that “custodians of the law…seemed to have been driven by bigoted mindsets”

Vote for Democracy (VFD) releases report on the conduct of General Election 2024

The report highlights the alleged malpractices occurred during the Lok Sabha elections 2024 and provides statistical insights into vote hikes and numerical discrepancies in recorded votes

Supreme Court stays directive of state forcing food sellers along Kanwar Yatra to display names, states authorities cannot usurp power without legal foundation

After issuing notices to the state of UP, Uttarakhand and MP, the Court asked the food sellers to display the kind of food being served as Kanwariyas may have dietary preferences

United Christian Forum submits detailed memorandum to Minority Affairs minister Kiren Rijiju highlighting targeted violence against Christian Community; demands repeal of anti-conversion laws

The memorandum notes that while on the one hand the community is targeted by fringe elements on the claims of fraudulent conversion, on the other hand the police has been hand-in-glove with right-wing forces and mute spectator in cases involving violence against Christian community