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Civil Liberties

Civil Liberties
The Right to Food A G Noorani The scope of Article 21 of the Constitution which confers the right to life has continued to expand. It does not mean merely that life cannot be extinguished, but also...
back, when this worthy insisted: (a) that RLEGP funds were for employment generation and not for use as part of local plans, and (b) that the approval of the centre, therefore, for each individual...
No Protection against Arrests A G Noorani The guarantee against illegal arrest and detention in the constitution has remained a dead-letter. The Indian citizen enjoys little protection against...
Right to Assemble Peaceably The home secretary to the Uttar Pradesh government has claimed that the refusal of permission for the meeting to be addressed by V P Singh in Gorakhpur in June was a...
discourage the growth of luxury consumer goods, and instruments like the debt:equity ratio to reverse the increasing concentration of economic power. In other words, we need to use the correct...
extend help to only those units which agree to scrap their overaged capacity and procure modern vessels. Who's Ailing? IT is not surprising that the Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India...
Interrogation of Journalists A G Noorani AMIDST all the din over the Fairfax affair the press would do well to take full cognisance of S Gurumurthy's interrogation. His arrest and detention were...
Afghanistan and Human Rights A G Noorani IT might perhaps be necessary for the government of India for "reasons of state" to turn a Nelson's eye to the Soviet military presence in Afghanistan. But...
Supreme Court and Ordinances A G Noorani IN the last ten years there have been hardly any judgment of real consequence by the Supreme Court in controlling, not the bureaucrat, but the wielders of...
the economy comes to a dead halt, agriculture stagnates and industrial output too screeches to zero, national income will still ipso facto grow at the annual rate of 10 per cent, making us about the...
would, of course, be delighted. But the sad point is that the interest rate has little or no connection with allocative efficiency in the Indian context. Quite apart from the experience of industry...
loan of Rs 80 crore for the completion of the second Hooghly bridge under item (j) is being advanced to the state government, which will be responsible for the repayment of the loan, the...
Amnesty's Annual Report A G Noorani THE 1986 Report of Amnesty International will be read by each according to his perspective just as Amnesty itself is judged according to one's standards of...
Above the Law A G Noorani THE facts of each of the cases differ but they all illustrate the truth of our legal system and our political life that some persons are above the law. They are exempt from...
have a five-day week but are we putting in even three days' work during the five days? We all demand higher compensation without caring to help increase the size of the cake from which we want a...

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