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Implied powers and Constitutional limitations

Constitutional amendments made in bad faith prove tough to reverse when they become tools in the hands of political lobbies All Constitutions authored by nation-states from the 18th century onwards have their roots in what is often referred, by political

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The anatomy of student activism

Students must be left to study and equip themselves for life. If some want to pursue social causes in an agitational mode, they should do it outside the campuses On December 20, a weekly newspaper published from Delhi carried a

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A case for fiscal stimulus

In order to address the current slowdown, a revival of demand should be the way forward rather than putting all the focus on fiscal consolidation Last week, we saw several leading economists argue against the reduction in personal income tax

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Historical promises

There’s a need to delink CAA from NRC that is being used to propagate a nationwide hunt to weed out one community. The Centre must clarify that it is going by continuity of past regimes The demonstrations in several cities

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Burning down under

The Australian PM jetting off on a holiday reflects why the nation stalled a major climate pact in Madrid The biggest hit of Australian rock band Midnight Oil was a song called Beds Are Burning. The band, which was leading

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Lessons from Jharkhand

Hyper localisation is the only mantra for Assembly elections and national parties should re-orient strategies than just machinery In the end, the best part of Indian democracy is that it self-corrects runaway ambitions and restores the representative nature of our

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Cong-JMM hits majority mark in Jharkhand Assembly polls

  It is yet another loss to BJP at the state level. The JMM-Congress alliance has managed to take a lead in 41 seats in Jharkhand. While Chief Minister Raghubar Das is leading from Jamshedpur East, the gatbandhan’s CM candidate

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English turkeys vote for Christmas

The United Kingdom will be called that for several years but this election has sounded its death knell. It was the votes of English nationalists that gave Johnson his victory and they don’t care if the UK survives or not.

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Three cheers for Pakistan SC

Hats off to the judiciary for its death sentence to Musharraf. The Army must learn how to behave, instead of regarding itself above the law Pakistan Army officers and Pakistani Ministers seem enraged and are shouting themselves hoarse against the recent

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Learn to live together

This is a critical component of education globally as people are moving to alien locations and have to coexist with those belonging to different economic, cultural and religious backgrounds Freedom of expression constitutes the backbone of people’s faith in the

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