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Kumkum Roy writes: We have had a lively and typically polarised debate about the pride of lions that will be sitting on top of the new Parliament building. The expressions on the faces of the lions....

Ahilan Kadirgamar and Devaka Gunawardena write: The people’s uprising has finally ousted the Rajapaksa regime in Sri Lanka. The tremendous show of people’s power calling for the resignation of....

Alok Prasanna Kumar writes: The Supreme Court of India’s judgment in Zakia Ahsan Jafri v State of Gujarat (2022) runs into over 450 pages, with 150 pages of “annexures” alone. Without the full context....

Suhas Palshikar writes: Developments emanating from an internal crisis in Shiv Sena threw up many disturbing trends not only for politics in Maharashtra but also for parliamentary democratic....

Kumkum Roy writes: In a recent speech, the Union Minister of Home Affairs shared his understanding of historical events and recommended certain goals for historians to pursue. Before drawing attention....

Radhika Pandey and Pramod Sinha write: The COVID-19 pandemic derailed the economy but acted as a boon for the listed companies. The steep corporate tax cut in 2019 and pandemic-induced cost-cutting....

The violence against minority communities in Kashmir requires a multipronged solution. Rekha Chowdhary writes: The recent target killings by militants have highlighted the vulnerability of minorities....

Ahilan Kadirgamar and Devaka Gunawardena write: Just a few weeks ago, it looked like the regime of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa was on the ropes. On 9 May, the supporters of his brother and the then....

Seema Chishti writes: India’s rank has seen a dramatic fall in the World Press Freedom Index maintained by the media watchdog, the Paris-based Reporters sans Frontières (RSF). The decline has been....

Justice Madan B Lokur writes: The offence of sedition has been invoked quite frequently in the recent past. The database of article-14.com called “A Decade of Darkness” is perhaps the only “live”....

Sudhanshu Bhushan writes : The autonomy of universities is dependent upon the choice and functioning of the leadership. The appointment of vice chancellors in the universities must maintain a sense of....

Justice Madan Lokur writes: The residents of north Delhi’s Jahangirpuri were witness to the shocking demolition of allegedly “unauthorised” structures, including roadside shops, food stalls, and a....

Bina Paul writes: The High Court of Kerala, after protracted legal proceedings, delivered a landmark judgment on 17 March 2022 that mandated the establishment of a grievance redressal cell in the form....

Probal Dasgupta writes: G Kanato Chophy, a Naga intellectual, sees himself as speaking on behalf of constitutional Indians who desire a common ground with fellow citizens. “For a Naga, this common....

Usha Ramanathan writes: The Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill was passed by Parliament on 6 April 2022. It repeals a century-old law, the Identification of Prisoners Act, 1920, which was....