The media coverage of Esther Duflo’s achievement after she became second woman to win Noble in Economics last week, demonstrated how success stories of married women get overshadowed by their matrimonial status.
It is high time that the judiciary steps up to fulfill its constitutional defence role and ensure that the Constitution is not reduced to just another legal document.
The apparent contradiction in two fundamental rights must be made resolved so that citizens and public servants across the nation are able to work in a fair manner in consonance with the law and the constitution.
Until a native speaker of an eighth schedule language other than Hindi answers the following question in the affirmative, we have a long way to go: Can I read the laws of my own country—that I love, in my own language that I speak?
The ban is historic because the tobacco industry has been in denial mode that tobacco causes cancer and poses a threat to public health.
By-elections as an outcome of the evacuation of a seat either in the Parliament or in either house of the state legislature, are a burden on the public exchequer. The principle of ‘one person and one vote’ and ‘one candidate and one constituency’ must be strictly adhered to.
The apex court on Tuesday held in a judgment that Non-governmental organisations “substantially” financed by the government fall within the ambit of the Right to Information Act