Supreme Court
Sabrimala Issue and the Law

All eyes are on the pronouncement of the nine-judge Bench of the Supreme Court on the Sabarimala issue. The matter is to be heard soon and it is likely that the court will engage itself with the case in a manner that the dispute ends at the earliest...

Understanding the Constitutional Provisions on Citizenship in the Current Context

A furious debate is on in the country over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019. Protests erupted in parts of the country and, unfortunately, some of them turned violent. Lives were lost and public and private property damaged. But there have also...

National Register of Citizen: Genesis and Way Forward

… any new step invites appreciation or challenges. NRC in Assam was also an experimental device to curb the menace of the illegal influx of population from the neighbouring countries. Taking a cue from this, many States in India is also expressing...

Vimarsha: Talk on ‘Why Triple Talaq should be made a Punishable Offence’, by Shri Arif Mohd. Khan

The latest session of Vimarsha Talk was organised by the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on July 19, 2019. Shri Arif Mohd. Khan, Former Union Cabinet Minister, put forth an informed argument on ‘Why Triple Talaq should be made a...

Pakistan Heading into Political Turbulence

In its seventy years existence, Pakistan has been a virtual laboratory of political science. They have tried all possible forms of democracy – parliamentary, presidential, basic, ‘real’, controlled, stunted, non-party, you name it – and have devised...

Bangladesh Migrants: A Threat to India; P K Mishra; Gyan Publishing House; PP 304; Price Rs 910

A Diligent Field Report on Illegal Migration and its Impact on India’s Unity and Integrity Bangladesh Migrants: A Threat to india by Mr. Pavas Kumar Mishra , retired Additional Director-General of the Border Security Force, is a rare book that...

Vimarsha on Transforming Centre-State Relations a talk by Shri Dhirendra Singh

Former Home Secretary Shri Dhirendra Singh delivered a talk on Transforming Centre State Relations under the Vimarsha series at VIF on July 11, 2014. The session was presided over by former Delhi Lt Governor Shri Vijai Kapoor. In his opening remarks...

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