Supreme Court goes wrong

By Inder Jit (Released on 13 March 1984) The Supreme Court’s judgement on electronic voting has been dismissed widely as of little consequence. Most people feel...

A sorry state of affairs!

Municipal Financing By Dhurjati Mukherjee The Reserve Bank of India’s recent release of the annual ‘Report on Municipal Finance’ is undoubtedly a good yardstick to assess...

More vulgar the better!

Slander Is Now Virtue By Poonam I Kaushish Rajnetik virodhi ya jaani dushman? Tragically, the lines between a political opponent and sworn enemy are blurred, epitomized...

Numbers tell growth story

Putting Economy Right By Shivaji Sarkar The country is having an interesting story to tell as it goes ahead with over six percent growth, collects more...

DMK throws a challenge

Tamils & CAA By Insaf The ruling DMK in Tamil Nadu has given a fresh twist to Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019. In an affidavit in Supreme...

Using cultural diplomacy

ExternalisingIndia's Image By Dr D.K. Giri (Prof International Relations, JIMMC) On my visit last week to Jakarta, Indonesia, I accompanied the international delegation to sight-seeing in the...

Fast tracking of cases vital

Collegium System & Reforms By Dhurjati Mukherjee The new Chief Justice of India, Justice D. Y. Chandrachud, stated that the Executive must show “constitutional statesmanship and...

How do you evaluate commissioners?

SC Halla Bol On ECs By Poonam I Kaushish In this silly poll season amidst accusations slugfest between Parties in Modiland Gujarat, a five-judge Constitution Bench...

Poll body turns partisan?

By Inder Jit (Released on 11 January 1983) Mercifully, the people of Delhi have been given what has been their due for long. Elections have...

Aiimsinfo breach is risky

Indian Health Data Worth $7 b By Shivaji Sarkar Health data is critical. Had one secret been known, the Indian subcontinent may have had different political...

Centre caught on wrong foot?

Recent EC Appointment By Insaf Amid elections to State Assemblies, petitions in the Supreme Court have stirred a hornet’s nest with the recent appointment process of...

Vital office, not sinecure

By Inder Jit (Released on 19 April 1983) Thinking people anxious to see Centre-State relations function smoothly and develop along healthy lines will need to devote...

Are climate funds adequate?

COP27 & After By Dhurjati Mukherjee Umpteen numbers of reports and research studies have come out in recent years regarding the extent of global warming and...

Dangerous change

Religious Conversions By Poonam I Kaushish India is caught up in a battle royale between the Gods after a 17-year-old girl committed suicide as she was...

Huge job cuts, slump in India

Musk Leads Global IT Mayhem By Shivaji Sarkar The dismissal of Meta-Twitter workers, now mass resignationsand closure of its offices for a week signify deeper economic...

Counting the benefits

India's G-20 Presidency By Dr. D.K. Giri (Prof. International Relations, JIMMC) In the G-20 Summit at Bali, India will be handed over the presidency of the most...

Poll body, pressures & independence

REWIND By Inder Jit (Released on 13 February 1990) India has once again proved its claim to being the world’s biggest democracy. Nearly 300 million people exercised...

Ending abuse of quota system?

EWS Verdict By Sagarneel Sinha It has been quite common to hear from the upper castes that the reservation system hampers growth. They often argue that...

State govts challenge post

Role of Governors By Dhurjati Mukherjee Recently Vice-Chancellors of seven Kerala universities have moved the High Court seeking direction to cancel the Chancellor’s show cause notice...

India fails its women

Stree Shakti Anyone? By Poonam I Kaushish Women are the buzz words in this silly electoral season with ballot boxes in Himachal sealed and Gujarat and...