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Reciting Preamble is not a crime

Reciting Preamble is not a crime

That way reciting the Constitution’s Preamble has been transformed from text to socially dynamic statement…  Against this new method of agitation, authorities slapped various criminal charges including sedition, arrested several protestors and strongly opposed their bail petitions. *** We celebrated 72nd Constitution Day on 26th November 2021. Two months before Republic Day (26 January 1950), the Constitution was finalised and[Read More…]

by 30/11/2021 0 comments India
November 26; The Indian Constitution Day – How RSS Denigrated It: A Peep Into Its Archives

November 26; The Indian Constitution Day – How RSS Denigrated It: A Peep Into Its Archives

The Constituent Assembly of India finalized the Constitution of India on November 26, 1949 which is celebrated as the CONSTITUTION DAY. This Constitution promised new born Indian Republic a polity based on democracy, justice, egalitarianism and rule of law. However, RSS was greatly annoyed. Four days after the historic event of approval of it, the RSS English Organiser in an[Read More…]

by 26/11/2021 0 comments India
Our Nation, Our Constitution: A Layperson’s understanding

Our Nation, Our Constitution: A Layperson’s understanding

Nation = People + Country + Constitution A nation is the synergetic sum of a country’s people with their social and cultural resources, who live within the boundaries of the country with its natural and economic resources, and the rules by which the people live and work. The “rule book” for India is the Constitution of India. It was the[Read More…]

by 18/06/2021 Comments are Disabled India
RSS Mourned When Indian Constitution Was Passed

RSS Mourned When Indian Constitution Was Passed

The Constituent Assembly (CA) of India passed the Constitution on November 26, 1949 after almost 3 years’ deliberations. It was an amazing contribution in the history of the modern liberal democracies as it was not only the lengthiest constitution in the world history (underlining the fact that the polity it was to govern was diverse and vast) but also created[Read More…]

by 26/11/2020 1 comment India
Majoritarianism And Deviance From The Indian Constitution

Majoritarianism And Deviance From The Indian Constitution

Unity in independent India being diverse and plural nation was a dream come true. We have survived and proved as a truly democratic republic state until recent times with minimal flaws. This was made possible by a more accommodative and flexible conflict resolution mechanism in the form of a colossal constitution. The present majoritarian regime manoeuvres the crevasses existing in[Read More…]

by 02/10/2020 Comments are Disabled India
Is Constitutional Morality Eroding…?

Is Constitutional Morality Eroding…?

After the Rajasthan High Court ordered ‘status quo’ in relation to the notices issued by the Speaker initiating the proceedings under the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution, Chief Minister Mr. Ashok Gehlot paraded more than 100 MLAs in front of the governor and requested the governor to convene the session but the governor exhibited reluctant to convene the session of[Read More…]

by 28/07/2020 Comments are Disabled India
Assault on the Rule of Law and Article 19 of the Constitution of India

Assault on the Rule of Law and Article 19 of the Constitution of India

Statement Of The Constitutional Conduct Group This statement by our group of former civil servants arises from our deep concern at the assault on the Rule of Law in India and on its citizens’ rights to free speech and dissent, basic elements of any democracy. The whole constitutional edifice is dependent on the Rule of Law, which implies the subjection[Read More…]

by 07/07/2020 Comments are Disabled India
Defend The Indian Constitution! Defend Diversity, Dialogue, Democracy!

Defend The Indian Constitution! Defend Diversity, Dialogue, Democracy!

By Forum for the Defence of the Indian Constitution For several weeks now, the people of India have hit the streets in a historic protest across the countryagainst the Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens – both instruments of imposing fascism on India . Millions, cutting across religious, regional and caste identities have turned out in[Read More…]

by 26/12/2019 Comments are Disabled Editor's Picks, Communal Harmony