Article 136 allows citizens to file special leave petitions (SLPs) to appeal before the Supreme Court against any “judgment, decree, determination, sentence or order in any cause or matter passed or made by any court or tri
Citizenship Amendment Law: All three chief ministers claim that the bill is discriminatory and goes against the secular tenets of the Indian Constitution. But can they really refuse to implement something that is not even in
Boris Johnson defeated his nearest rival and Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn, who has now announced that he will not lead his party in the next general elections. Johnson's victory over Corbyn is good news for India for man
Maharashtra govt formation: Sena was earlier invited to stake claim to form the government but was given only 24 hours to show its numbers. Sena sought 72 more hours to get the required numbers but the Governor decided agains
Abhijit Banerjee was among the economists who helped the grand old party prepare — ahead of Lok Sabha polls — its minimum income plan called NYAY which later came to be its most significant proposition if it were to come
Pakistan's obsession with unfounded human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir brought back the focus on atrocities committed by its army on the people of PoK and Balochistan. Hyrbyair Marri says that Pakistan will cease to
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday urged the global community to intervene before it gets too late on Kashmir. He said that both countries — India and Pakistan — have nuclear weapons and if war breaks out betwee
Imran Khan may have put the onus of resolving the Kashmir issue on the UN but the scholars who have studied Kashmir issue hold Pakistan responsible for not acting on the conditions laid down in the resolution, thereby hitting
Pakistan has virtually committed genocide in Gilgit and Baltistan and changed the demography. Why then do we not hear New Delhi raising the issue of human rights violations in PoK and Xinxiang just as Islamabad and Beijing ha
The Narendra Modi government on Monday revoked Article 370 that gave special state to Jammu and Kashmir and divided the state into two Union Territories — Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. By doing this, the Centre has effectivel
The Speaker has some constitutional powers — he can reject or accept or disqualify — that he can exercise while considering the resignations. But what will he do? Here are some options and their implications.
There has been an immense buzz over the possibility of the Centre moving to abrogate this provision but Shah stopped short of making any such statement, leaving it to anybody's guess on if, how and when the government will mo
While the Shiv Sena has been going great lengths to assert its identity as the big brother in the alliance, the BJP under Modi-Shah is stronger than ever and is unlikely to be deterred by such pressure tactics.
The government on Monday invoked clause J of rule 56 of the fundamental rules to dismiss all the 12 IRS officers. According to an office memorandum issued by DoPT in March 2014, instructions exist on the need for periodical r
A no-nonsense man, Shah's views on the special provisions are well known and is expected to act on his promise to scrap Article 370 and Article 35A. Yet, a look back at the government's actions in the last five years that it
Political parties have often questioned EVMs and have alleged they can be tampered with — a charge that has been vehemently denied multiple times by the Election Commission. Do these allegations have any statistical basis?
The development is being seen as a huge victory for India which through its mature diplomacy persuaded Pakistan's all-weather friend China to lift the 'technical hold' on a proposal seeking the global terrorist tag for Azhar.
Moments after the news broke, Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed victory for India and mentioned this in his political speech at Jaipur, Rajasthan. Fearing that Modi could leverage the momentum, opposition leaders tried to
The seat-sharing in Bihar has created discontent among key alliance partners and their candidates as well as the parties. The first casualties of this seat sharing are those who had won their seats before but won't get to con