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Why you should read Parmesh Shahani's book 'Queeristan: LGBTQ Inclusion in Corporate India'

On September 6, 2018, a five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court unanimously decriminalised part of the 158-year-old colonial law under Section 377 of the IPC

Published on 9th September 2019
Freedom of Speech

Why State-sponsored suppression of free speech should scare every one of us

Despite the Chief Justice's observation that there needs to be a place for dissent, can it really exist when the State is throwing our constitutional rights out the window? 

Published on 31st August 2018
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Who drafted the Constitution? Here's a look at some of the most important members of the drafting committee

The drafting committee of the Constitution was appointed on August 29, 1947. The 389-member assembly took almost three years to draft the Constitution

Published on 24th January 2019
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What The FAQ: What is President's Rule? Will Mamata-led West Bengal now come under Gov Dhankar?

Under Article 356 of the Constitution of India, if a state government is unable to function in accordance with Constitutional provisions, the Union government can take direct control of the state

Published on 5th May 2021
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We promote equality, social justice, and democracy through inclusive education: India at UN

Taking note of the report of the Special Rapporteur that emphasised the cultural dimensions of the Right to Education, India further reiterated the Constitutional provisions guaranteed by the country

Published on 25th June 2021
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Trump's unjustified Muslim ban creates difference of opinion among judges 

U.S president Donald Trump imposes Muslim ban in the country, but judges are against it. The judges claim that the travel ban likely violates the Constitution by disfavouring Muslims

Published on 9th May 2017
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Throwback R-Day: Here's all that you need to know about the first Republic Day

We take you through some of those important events, how it came to be and every major thing that went into drafting the Constitution of India  

Published on 24th January 2019
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Three Stephen's College teachers approach Delhi HC over inclusion of church member in interview panel

The St.Stephen's teachers were represented by — Sunil Mathews, Sabah Iqbal Siddiqui and Babita — who argued that the decision of the Supreme Council went against the constitution of the college

Published on 2nd June 2019
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This Kerala man went viral after gifting his wife 100 books as Mehr for their wedding

The books that Ijas gifted his wife includes the Quran, Bible, Bhagavad Gita and the Constitution of India. The pictures of this unique book demand have since gone viral on social media

Published on 22nd January 2020
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This IPS officer from Delhi composes poems on the Constitution

Gautam said: "In 2016 when I was the DGP in Puducherry. Suddenly an idea to write important clauses of the Constitution in colloquial language for common people struck me."

Published on 30th August 2019
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This cover band of Jharkhand is trying to make Santhali music reach other parts of India and beyond

Santhali is one of the 22 languages recognised in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution. According to the 2011 census, there are 64,69,600 Santhali speakers, which make up 0.63 per cent of the total

Published on 15th September 2021
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These 3 MHRD officials are on the boards of almost every IIM. What's going to change after Dec 15?

According to the MHRD's statement, the process of withdrawal of excess central government nominees on each board and reconstitution will be completed before December 15, 2018

Published on 13th November 2018
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Ten-year-old takes on Karnataka's language policy in the High Court

The Class IV student from Bishop Cotton Boys’ School petitioned the HC that the Act violates Articles 14, 19 and 21 of the Constitution, and is contrary to the National Education Policy, 2020 

Published on 24th September 2021
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Tamil, Malayalam, Bengali have a huge proportion of Sanskrit, says Subramanian Swamy as 3-language debate rages on

Over a period of time, if Hindi becomes more and more Sanskritised, as is required under the Constitution, Dr Subramanian Swamy added

Published on 5th August 2020
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Supreme Court seeks Centre's reply on plea for appointment in SC/ST panels

The plea said the role of the constitutional bodies was pivotal for taking into account the issues related to atrocities upon the oppressed communities

Published on 8th January 2021

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