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Civil Liberties

instant medical aid, free legal aid to indigent persons accused of criminal offence, a right to shelter and to speedy trial protection of ecology, and preservation of f orests, to mention only a few....

The gags on student politics in Kashmir University is yet another instance of the throttling of freedom of speech and association in universities across the world. Alexander Downs’ book on university....

In the tension between guaranteeing fundamental freedoms and ensuring security, it devolves on the courts to maintain the balance and protect the rights of citizens. In contrast to the attitude of....

Civil liberties Representing Minorities Minorities need far better representation in legislatures. A global report highlights the main issues. A G NOORANI B efore independence the issue of Muslims’....

The decision of the union minister for information and broadcasting, Priya Ranjan Dasmunshi to pack the advisory panels on film censorship with office-bearers of the Youth Congress undermines T he....

The Rights of Minorities: A Commentary on the European Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities edited by Marc Weller; Oxford University Press; pp 688, £ 95. Human Rights Law by....

The police force has been abused systematically by successive governments at the centre and in the states. Its independence has been undermined and its morale sapped. The wonder is T here is not a....