Contributions 
Supreme Court on Rafael Papers The political slugfest that erupted after the Supreme Court rejected the Centre’s objections on a bunch of Rafael papers published in the media and relied upon by petitioners demanding a probe into the deal, has unfortunately obliterated the larger...

Special Provisions for Jammu & Kashmir: Facts It would appear from statements by certain political leaders that Article 370 is the critical element which binds Jammu & Kashmir with India. Former State Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti says that the withdrawal of th...

2019 में पार्टियों के सामने चुनौतियां और अवसर 2019 के आम चुनावों में कोई जीतेगा और कोई हारेगा मगर जीतें या हारें, दोनों को ही बाद में कुछ चुनौतियो...

Fundamental Rights, yes. What about Fundamental Duties? Roughly two years ago, the Supreme Court dismissed a petition that sought the implementation of Justice JS Verma Committee’s recommendations for the legal enforcement of Fundamental Duties as enshrined in Part IV (A) of the Constitution of India. A...

The Indian Science Congress and its Relevance At the annual Indian Science Congress (ISC) conference in January 2015, a paper co-authored by two academics claimed that aircraft had not only been manufactured during the Vedic period but also that these planes were far superior to the ones we have...

Book Reviews 
Remnants of a Separation: A History of the Partition through Material Memory, Aanchal Malhotra, Harper Collins Publishers, India, Pages 400, Price Rs 799/-. It was Elie Wiesel who had said, “Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilisation, no society, no future.” The Holocaust survivor would know, as would those in India and Pakistan who went through the trauma of ...

Half Lion: How PV Narasimha Rao Transformed India; Vinay Sitapati; Penguin Viking Books When Pamulaparti Venkata Narasimha Rao became the country’s Prime Minister, he came with few expectations. His track record as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (then undivided) and many years later as Union Cabinet Minister was mediocre. The party ...

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