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We glance at the current debate over the Constitution, to examine the arguments for and against changing that historic document which the founding fathers drafted to guide the Republic. Some of the nation's leading constitutional experts and leaders will join this discussion from time to time.
Ultimately, what is India?
Who is an Indian?
The Constitution is malleable to the point of being characterless
If it is really so 'basic', why fear to define secularism
Look out, it's changing
Constitutional review a reality finally -- Christ notwithstanding!
'Parliamentary democracy should not be tinkered with'
'The weaknesses are not of the Constitution but of the system and of the state'
'We have made the President a dummy to be driven to the podium on Republic days'
Is the Constitution so sacred that it cannot be touched?
Yeh review, review kya hai?
'People are what they are. The system has to be adjusted to meet the needs of society'
'The Constitution is a flimsy bit of paper indeed when we are unable to put criminals where they belong'
50 of solitude-II
50 years is no cause for celebration
Fifty years of solitude
'If the Westminster type is not working, there is no guarantee that a new type of Constitution will also work'
Them Counterfeits & Their Contentious Issues
Stop the review!
'We need to rejuvenate our democratic process'
'We are third rate, unfit to be a democracy'
'The President's powers have to be reviewed. He can't just be a dummy'
Why we need to change our Constitution
Constitutional review is a ruse to usher in dictatorship, says Mulayam
Non-Congress Opposition parties feel review of Constitution is unnecessary
No question of changing Constitution's secular nature, says BJP
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