It is argued that juveniles should be tried under criminal law as adults if they commit heinous crimes.
This refers to BJP slams Communal Violence Bill,says attempt to polarise country (IE,December 4).
Most of Indias women political leaders come from political families,or from the better-off sections of society.
The identity of victims of sexual violence must be kept under wraps to protect them.
ALL four states that have gone into polls over the last month have witnessed record voter turnouts (Rajasthan too hits all-time high,IE,December 2). This does not come as a surprise,as the Indian youth now understands the importance of its vote. Thanks to the media,they are well-informed about the impact that a government has on their […]
EVEN as Parliament lags behind,the judiciary has come out with path-breaking guidelines and verdicts to protect the fundamental rights of women. The Justice Verma committees recommendations on how to deal with sexual offences were accepted by the government and largely incorporated in the strong anti-rape law. People are already witnessing the effects of these laws. […]
The writers criticism of Rahul Gandhi is seen as being motivated by her personal prejudice.
It is really shameful and sad that politicians are playing these ugly games at a time when they should put up a joint front against rape.
Among the many searching questions that were posed to Mark Lynas,a key question was missing.
Entire episode of Talwar trial,including role that media played in it,is quite unfortunate.
The recent breakthrough will go a long way in securing world peace.
It is unfortunate that Shoma Chaudhury,a so-called crusader for womens rights and managing editor of Tehelka,chose to shield Tarun Tejpal.
Political class in India continues to look at society through the prism of caste,creed and religion.
Stepping down from his position for six months is ridiculous.
Watching Sachin Tendulkars 200th Test against the West Indies at Wankhede Stadium,at the age of 78,was a dream come true.
The citizens of this country want a change from the Congress party.
I beg to differ with the writer.
This refers to PIL urges SC to do away with my lord,your lordship (IE,November 12 ).
This refers to the editorial Not all or nothing (IE,November 14).
This refers to the editorial Not all or nothing (IE,November 14). It makes a lot of sense for young people to be trained in basic medicine by means of short duration courses. It is well known that rural India is facing a huge shortage of doctors. This is because,compared to its population,India trains very few […]
IT WAS a pleasure to read Misreading the court by Menaka Guruswamy (IE,November 13). Officers at every level would have welcomed the SC directive that oral orders of superiors must be confirmed in writing. Anyone who has worked in government or in public sector organisations knows,only too well,how power is invariably misused by issuing verbal […]
THIS refers to the prime ministers address at the conference organised by the CBI. At a time when the investigating agency seems keen to emerge from the Centres shadow,the PMs advice that the CBI should be more careful while investigating policy matters is not likely to make much of an impression on the caged parrot. […]
IT IS ironic that the day on which Conscience and cowardice by Shekhar Gupta (IE,November 9) appeared in print,news had already started to trickle in that the PM was,in fact,going to cancel his trip to Sri Lanka to attend the CHOGM. The ruling political establishment prevailed,and the lack of statesmanship in the Congresss ranks was […]
This refers to Gauhati HC quashes 1963 resolution that set up CBI (IE,November 8).
Congresss recent comment on banning opinion polls before elections has set cat among pigeons.