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CIVIL LIBERTIES-Supreme Court and Punjab Crisis

CIVIL LIBERTIES Supreme Court and Punjab Crisis A G Noorani THE Supreme Court was confronted in the Punjab crisis with the greatest challenge to its role as a sentinel of liberty under the Constitution since the famous habeas corpus case during the Emergency in 1976. The Court failed disastrously then. It has done little better in the two major Punjab cases concerning the right to assemble and the right to liberty.

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