The Gandhian solution that we can imagine to return back the Kashmiris their free will and self-determination can be imagined beginning with a Plebiscite
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Saad Hafiz’ pipe dream
Many well intentioned people, like Saad Hafiz, advocate removal of trade barriers between India and Pakistan. They forget that if trade barriers were lifted there would be integration of the economies of India and Pakistan, and economic integration is a precursor to political integration. For the same reason visa restrictions will not be lifted.
What did Justice Katju say about Kiren Rijiju’s remarks against some retired judges?
Kiren Rijju’s remarks against some retired judges: Justice Katju believes the Supreme Court judgment striking down the National Judicial Appointment Commission Act was erroneous.
Why did Justice Katju say ‘Swachchata Abhiyans’ are only gimmicks?
Throwing litter on the road By Justice Markandey Katju In India when travelling on a car one simply chucks litter which one may have out of the window on the road. I have been to USA and Canada several times, but found this never happening there. This may seem a small thing, but in fact…… Continue reading Why did Justice Katju say ‘Swachchata Abhiyans’ are only gimmicks?
The old is dead, the new is powerless to be born
India needs a radical transformation, and creation of new state institutions, modern-minded patriotic political leaders having scientific ideas
Does Article 14 apply to illegalities?
I cannot believe that a senior lawyer like Mr Abhishek Manu Singhvi did not know of this settled legal position : Justice Katju
The Pied Piper of Pakistan
does Imran Khan have any solution to Pakistan’s massive problems of widespread poverty, unemployment, malnutrition, price rise, etc? He has only glib rhetoric.
China has emerged as a world power. Justice Katju asks Where is my India?
Some Indians boast of India becoming the President of the G-20 countries. But this is really meaningless. The truth is that there is massive poverty in India.
When Ram Vilas Paswan threatened impeachment against Justice Katju.
The Dalit leader, Ram Bilas Paswan, who was a Union Minister, announced that the Dalit members of the Indian Parliament would shortly introduce a bill in Parliament for my impeachment for my casteist mentality.
Indians enjoy that drug: Justice Katju on Ahmedabad cricket match
in India, one opium is not enough. So several opiums have to be administered to Indians to keep them drugged–cricket lives of film stars, nonsensical thriller films like Pathan, TV shows, petty politics (largely based on casteism and communalism or scams ) etc.
Justice Katju reacts to Dr Mohan Gopal on Judiciary
I can give scores of other such examples to show that appointing judges who could be relied upon and not committed to upholding the Constitution is nothing new.
Is India a nation? Know from Justice Katju
A common culture that emerged in India by the intermingling of immigrants who came into India, is the Sanskrit-Urdu culture, and this is what unites us.
Long live Lucknow! Long live Lucknowites!
sher of the great Urdu poet Munawwar Rana, who in his ‘Mohajirnama’ was describing the lament of Lucknowites who had migrated to Pakistan at the time of Partition, and later regretted it, breaks my heart
Unless we reunite we will never attain this objective, for we will keep wasting our energies and resources on mutual hostility.
Significance of Supreme Court order on appointment of Election Commissioners
The Supreme Court is deeply concerned with the question marks raised on the elections. Now the question is, will it really be possible to do what the Supreme Court intends behind this important decision?
Hindus celebrating Holi in Punjab University beaten!
News has come that Hindu students celebrating Holi in Punjab University, Lahore were beaten up by a Muslim extremist group, and 15 Hindus were injured.
Do you know why Justice Katju is not celebrating Holi?
By Justice Markandey Katju Happy Holi to you all. Forgive me, but I will not be celebrating it with you. The Holi which I can play is only when India emerges from its present condition of massive poverty, malnutrition, unemployment, inflation, lack of healthcare, casteism and communalism, etc and becomes a prosperous country with all…… Continue reading Do you know why Justice Katju is not celebrating Holi?
Holi: an Indian, not a Hindu, festival
It is time we crushed the poison of communalism in our country, and show to the world that we are one. United celebration of Holi will help in this process.
Mera jism meri marzi: Aurat March 2023, Six Years On; what did justice Katju say
by raising slogans like ‘Mera jism meri marzi’ it gives support to reactionary and religious bigots to oppose women’s emancipation.
Why Justice Katju requested people not to blindly accept what he says
So one should always be open to criticism and self criticism, otherwise one will stagnate and not progress intellectually.