A Legal Information Management & Briefing System can help reduce government litigation
Right-wing Muslim bashers rejoicing over the apex court having come down on the Shariat with a heavy hand need to hold their horses. Far from doing this, the apex court has actually fallen back on and relied upon the Shariat itself to accord justice to Muslim women by declaring the practice of Triple Talaq as illegal.
As an Afghan, I welcome the new strategy and commit myself to contribute to its success. After all it is in conformity with the vision of my late and slain leader Ahmad Shah Masood, who always advocated the strengthening of Afghanistan alongside political, economic and diplomatic pressure on Pakistan.
Diversity of opinions in triple talaq verdict safeguards rights of Muslim women while shielding personal law from motivated attacks
Blue Whale is a mirror to a tumultuous time. It reveals our ambivalence and anxieties about technology and social media
India must be consistent in backing cause of equality for the Madhes people
Triple talaq verdict of the Supreme Court must be read and understood in its plurality. It keeps open spaces for reform
Chinese aggression against India could prove self-defeating
The Supreme Court has rightly struck down triple talaq. But it could have done so by simply reiterating its own sensible ruling in the Shamim Ara case
SC invalidated triple talaq, but majority did not uphold constitutional values over religious belief and practice
The Morarji Desai government is considering a proposal to change the composition of the Election Commission. Since the first elections, the EC has consisted of a single member who came to be designated as the chief election commissioner
His acid test will be to turn words into an agenda for action. That will be difficult, going ahead
Triple talaq verdict: In this heretical and distorted version of the faith which finds no place in the holy Quran, a man who utters the word “talaq’ three times is deemed to have declared his marriage to a Muslim woman null and void.
The six-pillar strategy shifts the perspective from which the US sees Afghanistan. From “AfPak,” an abbreviation that referred to the Afghanistan-Pakistan twinning that characterized Barack Obama’s take on the region, Donald Trump has changed this to “AfPakIndia.”
Muslims can interpret the Quran without questioning its divine authorship
There is reason to worry about the decline in quality of international cricket
Geopolitical legacies of the division remain the biggest drag on India’s global aspirations
Action against senior Railway officials after Utkal Express tragedy must be followed by systemic changes
AIADMK factions merge, but uncertainty about the government’s stability keeps a state on edge
Janata Party President Chandra Shekhar told a PUCL meeting that all political prisoners must be released. Minister for Industry George Fernandes then called upon the people to start a systematic campaign for repeal of MISA
India does not need a tryst with Trump. Why the two 70 year-olds should not meet
Swachh Bharat Mission is about behaviour change vis a vis sanitation. Five states, 186 districts and over 2,31,000 villages have been declared as open defecation free
India’s future global status will be determined by its competition with China
The prime minister’s India visit will be closely watched by China
Election Commissioner Rawat’s brave and wise warning against the deforming of political culture must be heeded.
Because no academic discipline frightens an authoritarian government more than the history of its own country
A citizen-centric data eco-system is necessary to protect privacy.
As at Charlottesville, damage done by Trump’s perverse moral compass will outlast his presidency.
As a society and as individuals, we are quick to succumb to the temptation of being unfree.
India must use this moment to announce a set of long-term measures to improve military readiness vis-a-vis China
Modi’s advantage is exactly that people underestimate him as a thinking person.
As a formality, the periodical sought permission from the Nehru Memorial Fund, housed in Teen Murti Marg and funded largely by government grants, to reproduce the draft speech to commemorate the 70th year of Independence.
Contemporary theatre will pay a heavy price for this disdain towards the spectator, who should not be imagined as the end point of a supply chain but as the centre of the communication process.
Our current Kashmir problem was created by two mistakes made by Indira Gandhi and Rajiv. Mrs Gandhi made the mistake of wrongly toppling Farooq Abdullah’s government in 1984 and replacing him with a cipher.
The RBI’s monetary policy statement has confirmed many of the conclusions. According to the RBI, business sentiment reflects expectations of moderation of activity in Q2 of 2017-18 (read slower growth).
There is one and only one reason this inhuman practice is performed: to tamper with the sexual desires of the girl/woman.