The Chief Justice of India is the Master of the Roster. He must also be accountable
Since the politicians would do nothing to inform the youth about the socio-economic problems facing the nation today and only exploit them, it is the responsibility of civil society organisations and the media to educate young people.
Child pornography was made illegal for the first time and became punishable, along with child trafficking within Pakistan.
SC order for re-investigation of 1984 cases is welcome. It is also a reminder of the terrible miscarriage of justice so far
Roznama Khabrein, in its editorial on January 5, writes: “It seems the Fadnavis government in Maharashtra deliberately avoided any serious action in the volatile situation.”
Chief Justice of India is exercising his power to constitute benches, allocate cases in a manner that raises questions about independence of judiciary.
A legitimate authentication system must be universally trusted. With virtual IDs, UIDAI has taken a step in that direction
Here’s the front page of The Indian Express as on January 12, 1977
We must not bring back the licence raj to engineering education
Swami Vivekananda’s teachings have become all the more relevant today in the wake of attempts by fissiparous forces to impede progress.
National Medical Commission Bill needs to be tended to, and improved, not abandoned
Senior RSS leader says love must be a social adhesive. He clearly does not understand
Mahatma Gandhi blamed no one, but if the “Hindus and Sikhs insisted on turning out Muslims from Delhi, they would be betraying India and their own faith”.
Curating for Kolkata requires careful thought. Ours is a society steeped in literature and the arts, not an audience starved for stimulation. In fact, you could say that Kolkata has an opinion on everything.
The decision to allow 49 per FDI in Air India and ‘automatic’ 100 per cent FDI in single-brand retail could be contested by Sangh Parivar affiliates which believe that foreign investment is accompanied by culturally alien values of consumerism and hedonism
India’s TV shows are limited to voyeurism, myth and lazy formula.
Amending Indian Forest Act to have it classified as a grass is a welcome step. But there is still clutter and contradiction in India’s forest laws.
While India-Pakistan shooting matches continue along the clearly-demarcated Line of Control, the last shot was fired 50 years ago on the far less well-defined Line of Actual Control with China.
Front page of the Indian Express on January 11, 1978.
Thai PM has delegated his press conference to 17 cutouts. He could outsource some other responsibilities, too
Attempts to stoke communal polarisation in Karnataka do disservice to its tradition of forward-looking politics, policy
Changes in FDI policy are welcome, could help counter disruptive effects of demonetisation and GST
Linking it to ration cards ends up denying poor their rightful entitlements
Almost all steps in the strategy to revive investment are likely to be slow and painful. There are no shortcuts
Watch out for the Modi-Trump embraces on the frozen ski slopes of Davos
Siddaramaiah has stated that as a man linked to the agrarian economy of the country he perfectly understands the value of the cow in the cycle of rural life, unlike Yogi and Co who view it through a radical Hindutva value scheme.
Ganga needs to be cleaned up on a war footing. But the Territorial Army is not the agency for the task
Vasundhara Raje government’s decision to disallow ‘Padmavat’ in Rajasthan is a cave-in and rejection of due process
Both government and court reconsider diktat on playing national anthem in cinemas. Let it not be a brief reprieve
Once the negotiations are complete, the minister for external affairs, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, will visit Islamabad. This is expected to be followed by a state visit by General Zia-ul-Haq, chief martial law administrator of Pakistan, to New Delhi.
Patriarchal attitudes limiting women’s work hurt both economy and society
From Shah Bano to triple talaq, lies and deception are being used to cheat women of rights. It won’t work.
Organiser says that “on January 1, when SC groups started assembling to commemorate the battle, some local miscreants made a pre-planned stone-pelting to thwart the occasion.
A letter to Mannan Wani, research scholar from Kupwara, J&K, who appeared in a photograph posted on social media with a message claiming he has joined the militancy.
In reconsidering the constitutionality of Section 377, Supreme Court must affirm that criminal law has no place between consenting adults.
Is Donald Trump really cutting Pakistan off from the sources of aid that have kept it afloat these past several years?