But the court has said that fundamental rights petitions can be filed against the Attorney General, “in respect of anything done or omitted to be done by the President in his official capacity.”
It’s time India’s liberals rallied to protect Tagore’s “best treasure” from narrow-minded Hindu communalists, says Human Rights activist Aurobindo Ghose
In contrast to the present era marked by the existence of independent Muslim parties, the earlier era was marked by integration with a national party - the United National Party (UNP)
There is a huge amount of literature in India about the ill-effects of a ban on cattle slaughter
The Court of Appeal cleared the legal decks for the MP-elect to attend parliament, but it asked the Speaker to take the final decision. The Speaker's decision met the ruling party's political exigency.
There is more to the proposal to ban cow slaughter than safeguarding the cow
The 20A bill seeks to change the basic structure and philosophy of the Sri Lankan constitution, says the lawyer cum parliamentarian
However, given the survival of the UNP's voter base, under whatever name, there are chances of a revival if a mass-based leader emerges from the ashes.
Provocative statements by the former Northern Province Chief Minister will only serve to harden the majority community stand on 13th Amendment
"The genuine grievance of our people is the non-settlement of their political issues. Not the denial of economic sops!" the former Northern Province Chief Minister said.