How intrusive can the cops really get? - 1 year ago
Over the decades, theres been increasing State intrusion in the life and deeds of the people on the questionable ground of public policy, suspicion or national or public interest.
Settle poll pleas expeditiously - 1 year ago
Its an irony that lawmakers and also anti-corruption lobbyists have maintained silence on a crucial aspect of electoral democracy:
Offcourt: Writ a way to reinstate Ashok Khemka - 1 year ago
One wonders why a writ of quo warranto cant be issued for restoring the honour of a senior executive who enjoys the reputation of unimpeachable integrity such as IAS officer Ashok Khemka.
Widen definition of corruption - 1 year ago
A little change in the definition in the term like corruption or further amending the Prevention of Corruption Act or including another statute to the list of legislations are of mere cosmetic value.
Judges vacancies make collegium system suspect - 1 year ago
A ruling party can suffer debacle at the polls due to anti-incumbency factors but theres no recourse for the people who have been aggrieved by the grave injustice done to them due to undue delay in dispensation by the institutionally weak judiciary.
A daunting task ahead for Justice Kabir - 1 year ago
Time is very short and art is incredibly long. Thats the dilemma the new chief justice of India (CJI) Altamas Kabir faces as he starts his less than 10 months tenure as the head of Indian judiciary.
A Chief Justice of India who breathes integrity - 1 year ago
By the time the 38th Chief Justice of India, SH Kapadia, hangs up his cloak and collar on September 29, he would have added yet another landmark verdict in the form of an opinion.
Will SC judgment help the information law? - 1 year ago
It would have been more appropriate had the Supreme Court first tried to resolve the national crisis caused due to long-pending vacancies at different levels of judiciary.
Politics drives govts concern for SCs/STs - 1 year ago
Even the Constitution makers never contemplated that the guarantee would be used by the government for extraneous considerations
Let hardened criminals live in jail till death - 1 year ago
It may be dangerous to apply life till death penology for the confirmed terrorists who are found to have waged a war against the country by terror tactics.