Article 14: A Flawed Argument

For close to a month now, ever since the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was cleared by the Union Cabinet for introduction in the Parliament, the passionate yet constitutionally and logically untenable opposition to the then CAB and now the CAA has primarily been mounted on grounds of alleged violation of Article 14 of the Constitution…

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The Sovereign State Versus the Globalized Citizenship Model

In 2005, a 55-page article titled “Globalized Citizenship: Sovereignty, Security and Soul” authored by Professor Berta E. Hernández-Truyol was published by the University of Florida Levin College of Law. In the article, Prof. Hernández-Truyol narrated in some detail, with endorsement, the creation of limits over time on the sovereignty of states in general and in particular in relation to matters of citizenship…

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Resisting the Silent Invasion


‘Constitutional patriotism’ is the new buzzword for anyone who wishes to divorce modern India from its civilisational roots. According to them, India sources its existence to the Constitution, which came into force on 26 January 1950. What they fail to understand is that India came into existence as a constitutional democratic republic on that date…

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