The 93rd Amendment vs Article 15(1)

Introduction This is part-2 of a two-part article that attempts to show why the 93rd Amendment of the Indian Constitution, that inserted Article 15(5), is discriminatory and against Constitutional principles. The first part shows the origins of Article 15(1) and explains how its intent was to have an over-arching principle of non-discrimination across all provisions,... Continue Reading →

The Intent Behind Article 15(1)

This is part-1 of a two-part article that attempts to show why the 93rd Amendment of the Indian Constitution, that inserted Article 15(5), is ultra vires (of the Constitution, of course). In this first part, the reasoning provided by the makers of the Constitution in creating Article 15(1) will be detailed. In the second part,... Continue Reading →

The Original Form of Article 30

In an earlier article, I had blogged about the evolution of the Cultural and Educational Rights of the Minorities in the Indian Constitution in the form of Articles 29 and 30. In that post, I had covered the modifications that the relevant Articles underwent from the time the first draft of the would-be Articles was... Continue Reading →

Core2: Need for Equitable Distribution of Public Goods

(Reproduced as-is from https://medium.com/@pranasutra/core2-need-for-equitable-distribution-of-public-goods-f4d1d576e7d) Among the many fallacies of the #IOI regime in India, the second most important issue that #TeamCore is concerned about is that of (un)equitable distribution of public goods and resources. In the #Core hierarchy, therefore, this issue is termed #Core2 (#Core1 refers to discrimination with regard to Educational Rights). A crisp,... Continue Reading →

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