Rajeev Dhavan
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English   |   Bangla

Supreme Court lawyer.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Bringing Kulbhushan Jadhav home: Why gloating over India’s victory at the ICJ won’t do us any good

India is claiming a victory at the ICJ in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case. So is Pakistan. Here are some facts that both sides need to pay attention to.

POLITICS

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Not a poll sop: Why politicians must understand the legal aspects before announcing reservations

Yogi Adityanath declared 17 OBC communities to be treated as Scheduled Castes. Didn't he know that only Parliament has this power?

POLITICS

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Cricket World Cup 2019 shows the best and worst of our time

Is rainy England the right place for the game to be played? From teams getting one point each and upsetting the points table to un-resumed games and Duckworth-Lewis – a partially played World Cup is not a World Cup.

POLITICS

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The battle of linguistics: Forcing Hindi on South Indian states is going to do more harm than good

Forcing a language on a particular part of a nation as diverse as India, goes against the fundamental rights that our Constitution grants to every citizen.

POLITICS

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Why Nehru is relevant

The key to the Nehru era is its goodness and the love which his countrymen returned to him in abundant measure.

POLITICS

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The fight for democracy has just begun

Indian society must operate its activist strength on a continuing basis. The election results portray the electoral strength of the people.

POLITICS

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The loss of discourse

The 2019 election destroyed democratic discourse. Modi set the tone, Opposition parties respond in kind.

POLITICS

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The Official Secrets Act in the times of Rafale, Bofors

An important issue remains: Should journalists be forced to disclose their sources?

POLITICS

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No, India hasn't violated any international law in Balakot

India has not gratuitously used force but has been restrained and, now, exercised its right to self-defence.