King Amanullah Khan

King Amanullah Khan

By Justice Markandey Katju Afghanistan today is a war ravaged country, with most of its people living in abject poverty. The war between the Americans and the Taliban has been going on there for 20…

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The greatest crime in history

By Justice Markandey Katju Many people believe that the greatest crime in history was sending 6 million Jews to gas chambers in extermination camps at Auschwitz, Treblinka, Sobibor, Belzec, etc by the Nazis. Germans are…





SATYAM BRUYAT - Justice Katju

Caste reservations in India

By Justice Markandey Katju Caste reservations in public services and for admissions in educational institutions have become so entrenched in the Indian political and legal sphere that they have almost become a holy cow, which…






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Inter-religious marriages in India

When I was a judge in the Allahabad High Court ( 1991-2004 ) many cases came before me of inter-religious marriages. Almost all such cases were of a Hindu girl who fell in love with…



The role of literature in the transitional era

The role of literature in the transitional era

By Justice Markandey Katju India is passing through a painful transitional period in its history, the transition from a semi-feudal backward country to a highly developed, highly industrialised one. This historical transition can be successfully…