The writer, a senior Congress leader, is a former Union minister.
Pranab Mukherjee’s decision to address RSS meet in Nagpur need not perturb the Congress. He did not go there as a representative of the party.
Kapil Sibal writes: Supreme Court must now address itself to protecting the institution from political machinations.
The suggestion that the Opposition is playing politics is laughable. The truth is the government is playing politics to ensure that there is no inquiry that will embarrass them.
In the last four years, the legal process has been turned into an instrument of oppression, threatening the principles of our republic.
Politician-business-banker nexus makes bank lendings prone to corruption.
Wide disparities and shrinking freedoms mark the arduous journey of the republic.
The Chief Justice of India is the Master of the Roster. He must also be accountable
With 2G verdict, Congress may claim a moral victory but it cannot get back what it lost.
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 .
Writer-scholar Rana Safvi says it is imperative for Delhi to hold on to its cosmopolitan culture. Her latest book "The Forgotten Cities of Delhi" emerges at a time when there is a brazen attempt to re-write Indian history with demonisation of the Mughals.