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  • Kapil Sibal against Lynchings by Vigilantes

Speaking Out Against Lynchings

A discussion in the Rajya Sabha, on the increase in the incidents of lynching and atrocities on minorities and Dalits across the country.

  • Five Essentials of Democracy

Essentials of Democracy

Five essential elements to keep democracy alive and kicking in India What India needs is an objective media, independent judiciary, investigation agencies that inspire confidence, honest bureaucrats, and, a robust economy backed by sound banking [...]

  • AICC Press Conference on GST

Press Conference on GST

AICC Press Briefing by Kapil Sibal, on GST.  

  • They may call it Anti-National

They May Call It Anti-National

But some questions, on issues ranging from demonetisation to national security, must be asked. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to his bhakts, alone represents the India of the future: muscular, bold, uncompromising. Those who don’t cheer [...]

  • Nominating Ramnath Kovind - A Hollow Symbolism

A Hollow Symbolism

BJP projects itself as pro-Dalit by making Ram Nath Kovind its presidential candidate. It won’t work. Symbols are, or may become, representations of statements and mindsets when used in politics. They can both energise and [...]

Muzzling Freedom Of Expression

Unless a trade is prohibited by law or taken over by the state, restrictions of the kind imposed by the rules regarding sale of cattle are constitutionally suspect. At the heart of the fundamental right [...]

  • All About Winning

All About Winning

Perhaps that's why we are told the entire Opposition is corrupt, and the Govt is scandal free. I worry for my country. The Narendra Modi-Amit Shah duo are establishing new norms for both the government and [...]

  • Modinomics Rings Hollow

Modinomics Rings Hollow

Look beneath government hype, and signs of deep economic distress are evident. Three years of drought, that is the state of the nation. The monsoon of hope is a long way away. Yet the dream [...]

  • Three Years of the Modi Government

Connecting The Dots After Three Years In The Saddle

Despite a series of promises made in 2014, the track record of the Modi government in key areas is patchy. In 2014, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the mandate to rule India and took [...]

  • Beyond Triple Talaq

Beyond Triple Talaq

Central issue is not finality and manner of divorce, but inability of law, society to support women after it. Triple talaq unilaterally pronounced in one sitting by the husband giving finality to the divorce is [...]

  • To The Point, with Kapil Sibal

To The Point, with Kapil Sibal

In this episode of TO THE POINT senior Congress Leader Kapil Sibal says opposition unity is still far fetched because of no consensus on the leader. He lashed out at Modi Govt for creating an [...]

  • Circumspection, My Lords

Circumspection, My Lords

Freewheeling use of Article 142 is raising questions about judicial diktats inattentive to consequences. With the power of judicial review, the expanse of our Supreme Court’s jurisdiction is unmatched compared to other judicial forums around [...]

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