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Justice Gogoi is best placed to be a non-partisan conduit between legislature, judiciary

Justice Gogoi is best placed to be a non-partisan conduit between legislature, judiciary

March 19, 2020 12:06:14 pm

Gogoi’s appointment, therefore, isn’t even remotely comparable to what the Congress has done in the past. One hopes that Gogoi’s appointment to the Rajya Sabha will add great value to judicial and vetting of laws enacted by the Parliament.

Prepaid power is not the silver bullet to solve problem of discom finances

Prepaid power is not the silver bullet to solve problem of discom finances

March 19, 2020 12:07:27 pm

The Centre’s push for smart meters may be an important ingredient for transitioning to a 21st century electricity-system. However, let us not pretend it is the silver bullet to solve the long-standing problems of discom finance and losses.

We need to restrict the use of crowded public transport to prevent transmission of Covid-19

We need to restrict use of crowded public transport to prevent transmission of coronavirus

March 19, 2020 12:22:44 pm

Crowded mass transport systems, including local trains, are more vulnerable to Covid-19. We need to regulate and restrict their use.

Social distancing, work from home, provide a template for paper-less courts

Social distancing, work from home, provide a template for paper-less courts

March 19, 2020 10:11:32 am

Paperless courts have been a topic of discussion in the last few years, and we can see some steps being taken in that direction. But old habits die hard.

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Behind closed doors

March 20, 2020 11:38:28 am

Sport without an audience? It’s no blueprint for future, just a practical step for anxious times

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Breach of trust

March 19, 2020 11:09:14 am

In bypassing established protocol to seek call details of citizens en masse, government violates SC guidelines

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Talking is key

March 19, 2020 10:56:50 am

Information is the best defence, countries need to share experiences to effectively combat COVID-19

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Forty Years Ago, March 19,1980: J&K Complaint

March 19, 2020 3:00:15 am

The Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, Sheikh Abdullah, said in the state assembly that the Congress (I) was “conspiring to overthrow” his government in the state and declared his determination to “fight back” with the support of his party and the people.

Pandemic and politics: Coronavirus crisis calls for solidarity but it also begets deeper conflicts

Pandemic and politics: Coronavirus crisis calls for solidarity but it also begets deeper conflicts

March 18, 2020 10:27:34 am

The coronavirus pandemic has confronted us with the contingency of so much of what we take for granted. It refocuses us on fighting something very elemental, in ways that will require a new politics. But two aspects of politics as usual continue.

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Smoothing out

March 18, 2020 12:10:29 pm

Time taken under IBC continues to exceed prescribed timelines. Government must ensure swifter resolution process

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Mr R Gogoi, MP

March 18, 2020 12:07:34 pm

Supreme Court is larger than one judge but by saying yes to government, former Chief Justice has hurt it

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Bhim Army and Azad Samaj Party mark a new phase of Dalit assertion

March 18, 2020 10:46:45 am

The increasing disillusion of Dalits with the BSP and Mayawati’s reluctance to nurture any young Dalit leader has opened up the political space for Azad.

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The human factor

March 18, 2020 12:09:20 pm

Covid-19 raises moral questions, and nations like Cuba and Cambodia are giving the humane answer

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View From The Right: Prevent, don’t panic

March 18, 2020 1:02:26 am

In the latest issue of the RSS mouthpiece, Organiser, an editorial by Prafulla Ketkar has asked people to not panic but prevent the spread of the disease.

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Forty Years Ago, March 18, 1980: AMU Status

March 18, 2020 12:45:48 am

The provisions of the proposed Aligarh Muslim University (Amendment) bill were scrutinised by the home minister, Zail Singh, and the law minister, Shiv Shankar, at a high-level meeting.

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UP has taken many first steps towards improved services and infrastructure, inclusive growth

March 18, 2020 1:52:29 pm

It is the achievement of our transparent system that the government jobs provided by the state government to three lakh people in the last three years are dispute and corruption free.

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Time has come to ask: Should judges stop accepting post-retirement jobs offered by govt

March 18, 2020 11:01:13 am

After a cooling-off period, several years after his retirement, Hidayatullah accepted the post of Vice President of India under the Janata government. It is about time that we start expecting the judges of our constitutional courts to follow CJI Hidayatullah’s excellent example.

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Just wash your hands

March 17, 2020 4:10:12 am

Among other things, COVID-19 may have pared down ambitions of ISIS

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A questionable delay

March 17, 2020 9:48:59 am

MP floor test being deferred is a violation of SC principle and a reminder: Office of speaker continues to be controversial

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Drawing together

March 17, 2020 9:31:58 am

SAARC conference highlighted urgency of regional approach to coronavirus as well as familiar difficulties of getting there

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