Keyword : Fundamental Rights

Aadhaar presupposes privacy is fundamental right: Jaitley

Right to privacy is one of the hotly debated issues when the matter of Aadhaar comes up. On Wednesday, initiating a discussion in the Rajya Sabha on the Aadhaar bill, finance minister Arun Jaitley

Health may become a fundamental right

Health, like education, job and information, will become a matter of right soon. A draft policy advocates a National Health Rights Act which will make “denial of health” an offence. It

State, vigilantes and the right to way of life

1. A worrying phenomenon has become widespread on the political horizon of our country. Extra-legal forces and vigilante groups have emerged under the wings of political parties. Most parties formi

9-0 to privacy!

The year is 2017 and a nine-judge bench of the supreme court of India has unanimously upheld the

When the foundation of India’s liberalism showed the first crack

Sixteen Stormy Days: The Story of the First Amendment to the Constitution of India By Tripurdaman Singh Vintage Penguin Random House, xx+268 pages, Rs 599

Justice Srikrishna on the importance of absolute truth

Former Supreme Court justice BN Srikrishna believes understanding truth in absolute sense is imperative, and quotes Indian scriptures, western philosophers, the Constitution and case laws in suppor



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