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Need is to empower banking regulator, not curb RBI’s powers

The pace at which long-accumulated corporate defaults were getting resolved under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) 2016 was too good to believe. We appeared to have found a magic wand to enforce the contractual obligation of debtors and sufficiently empower the creditors.

Chief Justice must subject himself to institutional inquiry on harassment allegations

The Chief Justice of India is a man of the law. It will do him no good, nor to the institution which he is heading, if the issue is shoved under the carpet.

Re-enforcing that There Is No Alternative to PM Modi is part of BJP’s campaign strategy

NOTA is not an option; the option really is this: Better not the devil we know than the devil we don’t, because the latter may turn out to be not a devil at all.

Supreme crisis: CJI’s conduct has sent signal he is above all principles of natural justice

Whatever may be the background circumstances that led to the filing of the affidavit, a judge has to act as a judge. Alleging conspiracy theories for which they themselves have furnished no evidence does not befit a judge

View From The Right: The Sadhvi Gambit

BJP has fielded Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts, as its candidate against Congress leader Digvijay Singh for Bhopal seat.

Cities At Crossroads: Small shows the way

Transformation of the municipal solid waste scenario in Tamil Nadu highlights the importance of a systems approach and the role of leadership.

India’s response to China’s BRI linked to its territorial concerns

The admiration of India’s attempt to engage China through the Modi-Xi Wuhan informal meeting has faded away in recent months, prompting some to ask: Did the Wuhan Summit provide India with any tangible outcome?

Hemant Karkare does not need a certificate from Sadhvi who cursed him

While addressing a meeting of party workers on April 18, Sadhvi Pragya targeted late Hemant Karkare, who had arrested her for alleged role in the Malegaon blast case in 2008. She claimed that it was her curse (“tera sarvnash hoga”), which ended Karkare’s life soon afterwards.

Hate and healing

The Mahagathbandan hopes to repair the strained relations between Jats and Muslims in Western UP following the 2013 riots. The political experiment is pregnant with possibilities.

Raja Mandala: A silk road for the heavens

Even as it shuns the BRI, India is recognising that the corridors spreading out from China have connectivity in space and digital domain.

Why Imran Khan bats for Narendra Modi

For Islamabad, a non-secular India is easier to contest

The Danger Of Silver Bullets

Rural crisis needs nuanced interventions, not tall promises in party manifestos