Sanjay Hegde
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The author is a Supreme Court advocate.

VARIETY

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Guess who's coming to (iftar) dinner?

Break bread – and narrow boundaries too. Invite those fasting for Ramzan to relieve their hunger, thirst at an iftar hosted by you.

POLITICS

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Juvenile Justice Bill is designed to stop a problem by creating another

Children will be hauled to police stations and courts for the adult crime of statutory rape.

POLITICS

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Sureshbhai Patel case highlights gulf between India and US

America has a problem with its law enforcement officials who revel in a macho culture of total subjugation and bringing down of all and any possible suspects.

POLITICS

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Teesta Setalvad: Why should there be a criminal prosecution in a civil case?

It is clear that the Gujarat government is being a little too enthusiastic in pursuing the case against Setalvad and Javed Anand. Ten tweets by Sanjay Hegde.

POLITICS

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Secularism and socialism are woven into India's constitutional fabric. You can't shred that

They are inherent in the basic structure of the national book, and are beyond the power of transient parliamentary majorities to efface or abridge.

POLITICS

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Media trials and the Sunanda Pushkar case

With the change in government, and the high profile case not yet closed, it has become a fertile ground for opportunity seekers.

POLITICS

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Junk Section 66A or jails will be full of Twitter trolls

The section is delightfully vague, imprecise, subjective and can render innocent behaviour criminal, without any criminal intent on the perpetrator’s part.

POLITICS

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Sushmaji, our Constitution is our National Book

A country once divided upon religious lines, cannot afford to exalt into statecraft, any holy text, majority or minority, into an identity marker of nationhood.

POLITICS

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Black money: Will SIT deliver?

The apex court means business and its actions indicate that it is unlikely to be fobbed off with platitudes.

POLITICS

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