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Parliament, Congress, Narendra Modi, Land Acquisition Act

A five-year review of Land Acquisition Act, 2013: How the law is empowering millions despite Centre's unwillingness

Land has been returned across the country on an unprecedented scale, correcting numerous historical injustices.

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Privacy, Justice Chandrachud, Aadhaar verdict, Supreme Court

How the Aadhaar judgment couldn't fully resolve the fight between 'I' and 'Me'

Was the Aadhaar Act passed as a money bill a fraud on the Constitution? Justice Chandrachud rightly says it is.

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BJP, Karnataka, Tipu jayanti, Tipu Sultan

It's that time of the year: Congress, BJP spar over Tipu Jayanti in Karnataka. Again

What is curious, however, is that year after year, the state government has never actually stopped celebrating it.

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Congress, Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav, Grand Alliance

SP, BSP not to fight with Congress in three state elections: How much will this influence poll results?

How effective would a mahagathbandhan have been be in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh anyway?

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Governor banwarilal purohit, Rr gopal, Nakkheeran, Tamil nadu raj bhavan

Tamil Nadu Raj Bhavan slams media: Press freedom can’t be attacked over an article, even if 'defamatory'

The use of IPC 124 raises doubts if the intention was only to arrest Gopal for an article against an office of authority.

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Donald Trump, Xi Jinping, Global power, China

Why China cannot be considered a dependable global power

Beijing is so obsessed with becoming the power center of the world that it does not even hesitate to use unfair means to reach its objectives

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Militancy, Manan wani, Constitution, AMU

AMU sedition row: Why Kashmiri students calling for azadi is no crime

Raising of azadi slogans is part of the freedom of speech guaranteed by Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution.

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Narendra Modi, Congress, Corruption charges, Rafale Deal

Why Rafale Deal is Rahul Gandhi's 'mudda number one' to take on PM Modi

Corruption is the burning topic and the Congress scion has gone straight for the jugular.

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Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Congress, BJP

Why the EC needs institutional safeguards to protect its autonomy

Politicians must realise that the Election Commission's reputation is directly liked to their legitimacy in office.