Judge DY Chandrachud’s description of the role of the Supreme Court as a counter-majority institution is instructive and encouraging. It is incumbent on the Supreme Court to protect the rights of religious and socio-economic minorities, especially when majoritarianism gains acceptability and traction. Chandrachud is to be thanked for expressing the conscience of the judiciary.
Kanwar Yatra full of risks. Yogi must heed PM Modi’s calls for Covid precaution
UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s decision to authorize Kanwar Yatra is fraught with risk. He must heed Prime Minister Modi’s repeated calls to take precautions to stop the third wave of Covid. Uttarakhand CM PS Dhami deserves praise for hanging the yatra to put lives first. Yogi Adityanath should also take a step back from the mishap.
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