dissent

Criminal, anti-terror laws must not be misused to quell dissent: SC judge

Criminal, anti-terror laws must not be misused to quell dissent: SC judge

The criminal law including the anti-terror legislation should not be misused for quelling dissent or harassment of citizens, Supreme Cour...Read More

Letting dissent thrive is integral to democracy, writes Rishabh Bhandari

Letting dissent thrive is integral to democracy, writes Rishabh Bhandari

Amid the chatter of ‘toolkits’ and overblown conspiracies, the scale of institutional paranoia that led to the arrest of young activist D...Read More

Guiding Light: Dissent in a democracy

Guiding Light: Dissent in a democracy

In our constitution, there is a beautiful right given to the citizen. It is called the ‘Right to the right of rights’. This means if the ...Read More

SC lays down law for 
future  Shaheen Baghs

SC lays down law for future Shaheen Baghs

The Supreme Court judgment on Wednesday might have become infructuous since the Shaheen Bagh sit-in against the Citizenship (Amendment) A...Read More

When anything can be 
deemed an offence

When anything can be deemed an offence

Regimes, by the very nature of how they are constituted, will always find it convenient to use the law with a semantic twist. However, th...Read More

The Indian National Congress: Cult 
of the large peepul tree, writes Harini Calamur

The Indian National Congress: Cult of the large peepul tree, writes Harini Calamur

The ambition needed to fight and win elections has been blunted by a chorus of yeses

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Dissent, talks healthy for a democracy, says Prez

Auckland : Without dissent, parliamentary system is dysfunctional, President Pranab Mukherjee said here on Sunday, underling that “fierce...Read More

Another students’ march  in Capital turns political

Another students’ march in Capital turns political

Rahul, Kejri, Yechury and D Raja join protest on JNU, Rohith issues

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Discord within Congress ahead of local body polls

Thiruvananthapuram : Dissent is brewing within the Congress party in Kerala in the run-up to the local body elections slated to be held t...Read More

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Discord within Congress ahead of local body polls

Thiruvananthapuram : Dissent is brewing within the Congress party in Kerala in the run-up to the local body elections slated to be held i...Read More

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Rahul takes a dig at NDA suppressing voices of dissent

Says Congress will struggle to safeguard hard-won Constitutional freedoms

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