The writer, a senior Congress leader, is a former Union minister.
In other jurisdictions, too, investigations have been found wanting where criminal acts acquire a political flavour. Justice, in all its manifestations, is essential if the culture of democracy is to flourish. Unbiased investigations are essential to delivering justice to the victims of crime.
The curtailment of an individual writer or author's freedom of speech and expression should never be lightly viewed. Any person who feels that his good name is being tarnished is entitled to vindicate himself by filing for damages. But to gag the press is illogical.
NPA crisis was accentuated by court judgments cancelling telecom licences and coal block allocations. An overzealous CAG, bloodthirsty media, myopic Opposition hurt India’s progress
NDA government promised to transform India in 60 months. Forty months down the road, the future looks bleak and bluffing through the jugglery of numbers continues.
Three and a half years have gone by and the economy slides unchecked
There is a waning of debate, dignity, justice. For vigilantes, “achhe din” are here.
It is under a regime that thrives on instilling fear, suppressing dissent
BJP projects itself as pro-Dalit by making Ram Nath Kovind its presidential candidate. It won’t work
Politics must be muscular, majoritarian with a no-holds-barred campaign to invade the minds of citizens, embedding in them the mirage of change for the better.
Central issue is not finality and manner of divorce, but inability of law, society to support women after it
Freewheeling use of Article 142 is raising questions about judicial diktats inattentive to consequences
India’s changing demographic and epidemiological profile requires us to think bigger and better .
To fix India’s healthcare scenario, what is most needed is “systems thinking”. For far too long, India has followed a vertical approach in its health sector, which translated into disease-specific national programmes being set up.
We need effective, non-discriminatory regulation of surrogacy. Draft bill is biased, exclusionary
Centre cannot distance itself from the rising intolerance by pointing to the states.
Coal auctions are no panacea. The challenge of revitalising the priority sectors of steel, power and cement has become more difficult.
What exactly is the ‘breakthrough’ achieved by the BJP on the N-deal?
The Gujarat chief minister trades in inapt analogies and convenient misrepresentations,and shows a lack of humility,writes Kapil Sibal
And for that,the CAG,the court and the media must share responsibility
In this tribute to Husain,Kapil Sibal says those who attacked him wanted to bind him to the past.
His prolific works reflect his total engagement with our cultural ethos,Sibal said.