Rajeev Dhavan

OPEN TO OPINION

Supreme Court lawyer.

VOICES

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Supreme Court's Diwali firecracker ban should be obeyed, but criticised as unreasonable

A lawyer’s private concern for his family masquerading as a public interest litigation should not hold us all to ransom on what we should do on Diwali.

VOICES

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Deporting Rohingyas will inspire hate not humanity

The unwritten bias is Muslims are not welcome in this country.

POLITICS

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How we got around to talk about privacy

The concept of privacy will have to yield with concepts such as national interest, state interest, public interest and private interests.

POLITICS

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Why the triple talaq verdict was a flawed one

The real problem is that this case was forcibly put for argument by Justice Khehar during vacation.

POLITICS

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Why JS Khehar was arguably one of the worst Chief Justices of India

Some 'weak' Chief Justices made it a point to educate themselves. Not Khehar.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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How governments manipulate India's Constitution

Democracy cannot override constitutional balances.

POLITICS

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Ram Nath Kovind’s election was fixed. It brings no honour to India

Our Constitution, along with a devalued presidency, has been on drift for too long.

POLITICS

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In memory of Justice Bhagwati, great architect of Indian law and my friend

The former Chief Justice of India was not just an architect of ideas but ensured a rigorous pursuit of juristic techniques.

POLITICS

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Death penalty is unacceptable, even for rape cases like Nirbhaya

In a society which is vitriolic, divided and revengeful, India has not found an honest method to resolve these controversies which are soaked in revenge.