Smriti Irani’s husband engulfed in a legal tangle

Did Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani’s husband, Zubin, and the hospitality company he is associated with, encroach upon land owned by a school in...
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Digital Dangers

As India attempts to go digital and cashless in a hurry, threats of cyber crime haunt banks, traders, customers and investors By Ramesh Menon As cash...
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Punjab, Haryana and the rivers: All Down the Drain?

The tiff between Punjab and Haryana over sharing of Ravi and Beas waters has taken a turn for the worse with the Badal government...
Patanjali Yogpeeth in Haridwar. Photo: wikimedia

Baba Ramdev’s food park courts trouble

Above: Patanjali Yogpeeth in Haridwar. Photo: wikimedia Located in Greater Noida, it is under the scanner after many trees were felled without permission by Patanjali...
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Freeing Rajiv Gandhi’s Killers: Redux

With assembly polls due in May, the Jayalalithaa government has once again decided to release convicts serving sentences for their role in the assassination...
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Photo: PIB

A New World Axis

Above: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Photo: PIB As America transfers high-end military technology to India, it...
The argument that Jallikattu was a cultural event and hence could not be curtailed was not accepted by the apex court

Jallikattu: Hitting the Bull’s Eye

The Supreme Court has once again shown its humane side by dismissing a petition of the Tamil Nadu government asking it to lift the...
So far, Indian authorities have not been able to extradite Lalit Modi from London. Photo: Lalitmodi.in

Lalit Modi: Escape to Victory?

With Interpol shutting the door on the ED regarding a red corner notice to this former cricket czar, what emerges is the apathy of...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

Can a Deity Own land?

A Rajasthan High Court judgment has held that if temple lands are transferred to a tenant for cultivation, they cannot be immune from acquisition...
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AIADMK Poll Symbol: Turning Into a New Leaf?

The battle for the “Two Leaves” symbol by this party’s factions has gone right up to the apex court and could well decide future...

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