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.
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.
Crowded mass transport systems, including local trains, are more vulnerable to Covid-19. We need to regulate and restrict their use.
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.
Sport without an audience? It’s no blueprint for future, just a practical step for anxious times
In bypassing established protocol to seek call details of citizens en masse, government violates SC guidelines
Information is the best defence, countries need to share experiences to effectively combat COVID-19
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.
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.
Time taken under IBC continues to exceed prescribed timelines. Government must ensure swifter resolution process
Supreme Court is larger than one judge but by saying yes to government, former Chief Justice has hurt it
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.
Covid-19 raises moral questions, and nations like Cuba and Cambodia are giving the humane answer
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.
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.
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.
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.
Among other things, COVID-19 may have pared down ambitions of ISIS
MP floor test being deferred is a violation of SC principle and a reminder: Office of speaker continues to be controversial
SAARC conference highlighted urgency of regional approach to coronavirus as well as familiar difficulties of getting there
All the shows which have returned to the small screen during lockdown