The IL&FS trouble exposes the weakness in financial regulatory architecture

Government has forgotten that children have a first right to nation’s resources

E-learning, smart tutorials make IT education accessible

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The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
Avoidable pain

It’s official: Demonetisation did not deal body blow to black money; hurt farmers, daily wagers, informal enterprises.

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
SP & DMK

Two movements reduced to family-owned parties. Two transitions less radical.

Misreading the GDP report

Comparison of growth rates during different political regimes was never a consideration for committee.

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Sinister homo sapiens

All Indian parties have construed Maoism as a threat and all of them, from the Congress to the Trinamool Congress, have been draconian in their own way. But what is different this time in not just that there are operations or arrests.

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
The future game

Sports has a tendency to demarcate genders — the most glaring instance being the extra set men play in Grand Slams, ironically a sport that was among the first to adopt a mixed doubles category.

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
Whiff of good air

Data released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Monday shows that the plan has made an appreciable difference in Delhi’s air quality.

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
The safety valve

The Supreme Court has asked the question. The state must answer why it felt the need to treat respected activists, a priest, a lawyer and a poet in the manner of dreaded terrorists and criminals.

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August 30, 1978, Forty Years Ago: Chopra Kids Killed

August 30, 1978, Forty Years Ago: The two kidnapped children – Geeta Chopra (17) and her brother Sanjay (15)- were found murdered in the bushes at Dhaula Kuan, Indian express had reported.

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Telescope: Maoist, by media

You would think determining whether individuals are plotting against India is a matter for the police.

For the record: Am I a Naxalite?

The harassment I have faced is meant to terrorise intellectuals, subdue dissent

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In Bad Faith: One year after the triple talaq ruling, SC verdict is debated for the wrong reasons

The government tried to garner the support of Muslim women to criminalise Muslim men. This has led to dangerous polarisations among Muslims, and further impeded the issue.

Cure that hurts

That Johnson and Johnson could get away without paying compensation after implanting faulty hip replacement devices points to a regulatory deficit, and lack of medical ethics

Worse than Emergency

The latest arrests represent a new and extremely dangerous phase in the steady erosion of civil liberties, fundamental rights and indeed democracy in India.

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Democracy is dead across Eastern Europe. Why it could happen in the US as well

Now it’s clear that there are no limits for the Republicans: They’ll do whatever it takes to defend Trump and consolidate power.

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Listen to the deluge

While Kerala did exceptionally well in post-disaster rescue and relief, its performance in the pre-disaster situation was not as exemplary.

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
A Republican

If it hadn’t been for the Donald Trump presidency, John McCain, who died at 81 on Saturday, would perhaps have been best known around the world as the conservative Republican who lost to Barack Obama in 2008.

View from the Right: Flood and politics

The editorial in Organiser, calls the floods a “national calamity” and asserts that the reconstruction process of Kerala should not be discussed in a partisan manner.

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
The memory game

An expansive plan to make the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) a more inclusive memorial to all prime ministers past, and representative of the legacy of the office rather than an individual, has become controversial.

Gender 5.0

India’s poverty is a child and parent of women’s role in our economy and society. But a new ambition is starting to work.

The ordinance makes “triple talaq null and void” and will land the offending husband in jail for three years.
1984: Congress was involved

On 1984, the facts are well known: The Congress was in power when the killings took place and its Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi sought to justify the violence.

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