Over the course of several articles, we have seen how the makers of our Constitution never intended the Fundamental Rights related to practice of religion and administration of educational institutions to be discriminatory in nature i.e. they were never meant to be anti-majority. We have especially seen how the minority leaders themselves, during the Second... Continue Reading →
In an earlier article, we had taken a look at the minority rights provided in the Constitutions of several European countries in the early 20th Century, specifically after World War I. That previous article was in response to a post that claimed the type of privileges given in the Indian Constitution was similar to the... Continue Reading →
Link to my book review of Meenakshi Jain's latest book "Flight of Deities and Rebirth of Temples, Episodes from Indian History"
There has been some discussion on social media recently wherein some people have questioned the voices against Article 30 of the Constitution. The question is "What is the problem with Article 30? It is only a protective right to ensure no minority community is deprived of educational rights". This post will attempt to explain why... Continue Reading →
(Will be implemented when those who are pretending to be sleeping wake up) Core promises to extend the rights guaranteed towards religious freedom and to establish educational institutions under Articles 29 and 30 to all citizens, including SCs, STs, OBCs and minorities. Suitable amendments to the Constitution will be made to bring this to effect.... Continue Reading →