It is the responsibility of SC to protect the rights of minorities. Judge Chandrachud expressed the conscience of the judiciary

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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

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