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Expanding Our Fundamental Rights

The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Cases, Materials, and Commentary by Sarah Joseph, Jenny Schultz and Melissa Castan; Oxford University Press; pp 745, £ 75.

Drinking Water as a Fundamental Right

The recent landmark judgment by the Supreme Court, placing drinking water as a fundamental right should serve as a stern warning to the politician-bureaucrat nexus who have in recent years turned a blind eye to the growing pollution of Indian rivers. That the court too has sided with the people, and should help in initiating a debate on a crucial issue that has serious implications for the continued health and well-being of most citizens.

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