This work consists of writings on critical issues in areas such as constitutional law, human rights, international law, judicial system and systemic reforms. It also includes research papers published in India and abroad and keynote addresses delivered at Indian and foreign universities. The book has been divided into six parts consisting of 43 chapters. Part I covers the basic concepts and fundamental principles of the Constitution. Part II presents an anthology of seven essays on human rights and international law, democracy and governance, Rule of Law and gender justice in the South Asian nations. Part III discusses judiciary and its relationship with other organs of the State, jurisdictional conflicts, appointment of judges, justice delivery system and the need for reforms. Part IV deals with conflicts and controversies in areas like Union-State relations, role of governors, and reservations. Part V captures essays on the urgent need for political, electoral, party, educational, administrative and other reforms. Part VI contains tributes to three legal luminaries–Nani Palkhivala, Justice JS Verma and Pt Kanhaiya Lal Mishra. This book will be useful for students, law practitioners, judges and all concerned citizens.