ISBN 9788129109521,Falling Over Backwards

Falling Over Backwards


Arun Shourie


Rupa Publications



Rupa Publications

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788129109521

ISBN-10 8129109522


Number of Pages 272 Pages
Language (Hindi)


it is that what were enabling provisions have become mandatory minima? Where does the figure 50 per cent come from? Where will this process end? With the trenchant evidence from the Archives od the 1930s and 1940s, from Censuses, from judgements of the Supreme court, with telling facts about the situation that has already come to prveail on the ground, the author nails the perversion of the constitution, and urges a complete reversal. About Author : Acclaimed by the International Press Institute as one of the ``World Press Freedom Heroes`` of the last half century whose work has sustained freedom. Acclaimed as a ``Star of Asia`` by Business Week, as the ``Business Leader of the Year`` by The Economic Times for his pioneering work on privatization. Winner of the Magsaysay Award, the Dadabhai Naoroji Award, the Freedom to Publish Award, the Astor Award, the International Editor of the Year Award, the Padma Bhushan, and several other distinctions, Arun Shourie is one of India`s best known commentators on current and political affairs. Contents : This Way Lies Not Folly, But Disaster What This Essay Is About Constitutional Provisions: What They Were, What Has Been Made of Them Blowing Up Every Dyke The Race Then, The Race Now The Juggernaut Conspiracy Conspiracy This, or Else On the Ground The Real Way Index of Cases Index Acknowledgements