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Indian Constitution

The Great Balancer

Siddharth Singh

The evolution of the Indian judiciary as a defender of both people’s rights and the state’s interests

Our Rights in Ol Chiki

Sripati Tudu’s translation of the Indian Constitution into Santhali

National Emblem: Lions of Peace

A 2,500-year-old sculpture that came to represent the idea of India

Memories of a Different Country

Arun Shourie’s memoir revisits the biggest stories of the 1980s from the vantage point of a newsroom

Of a Uniform Dress Code

When Individual Interest Must Yield To Institutional Interest

They Have Come a Long Way

Muslim girls and women have made significant progress in education and skill development that must be protected from the noisy politics of the hijab

Shah Bano 2.0

The hijab controversy can take the country into dangerous territory but, unlike the 1980s, it will not take people years to grasp its import

What the Headscarf Reveals

Reading Orhan Pamuk's Snow in the time of hijab politics

The Problem with the Illiberal Label

India remains a democracy and has been so except for a brief period when elections were suspended and fundamental rights curbed across the land

Independence to Republicanism

The contrasting styles of nationalism and citizenship

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