Venkaiah Naidu

Disorder: The Order Of The Day

Above: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has had to pull up members many times for unruly behaviour, causing disruptions Though there are rules to...
A candlelight march on Human Rights Day in Patna/Photo: UNI

A Right for Every Human

Above: A candlelight march on Human Rights Day in Patna/Photo: UNI All people have rights while governments and institutions have responsibilities that correspond to these...
Princess Diya Kumari (second from right) of  the Jaipur royal family/Photo: facebook; (above) Mahendra Singh of the Mewar-Udaipur royal family. Both have claimed to be descendants of Lord Ram

The Royal Challenge

Above: Princess Diya Kumari (second from right) of  the Jaipur royal family/Photo: facebook; (above) Mahendra Singh of the Mewar-Udaipur royal family. Both have claimed...
A sadhu smoking cannabis/Photo: UNI

Cannabis: Pot Luck

Above: A sadhu smoking cannabis/Photo: UNI In response to a PIL challenging the prohibition and criminalisation of the use of cannabis in India, the Delhi...
Photo: UNI

Child Rapes: Save Our Children

With child rapes on the rise, the apex court has taken suo motu  cognisance and decided to frame guidelines to deal with it, while...
Gambling on online gaming sites is catching on/Photo: Anil Shakya

Online Gaming: High Stakes

Above: Gambling on online gaming sites is catching on/Photo: Anil Shakya This new form of betting has caught on in India and is worth around...
People fill plastic pots from a well in Chennai which is experiencing severe water crisis; a restaurant in the city remains shut due to water shortage/Photo: UNI

Drop of Life

Above: People fill plastic pots from a well in Chennai which is experiencing severe water crisis; a restaurant in the city remains shut due...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an all-party meeting to discuss One Nation, One Election in New Delhi/@narendramodi/twitter.com

One Nation, One Election: A Bridge Too Far?

Above: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an all-party meeting to discuss One Nation, One Election in New Delhi/@narendramodi/twitter.com One Nation, One Election concept, which is...
Ashok Khemka/Photo by Biswarup Ganguly/Wikimedia Commons

Ashok Khemka: Rebel Has a Cause Again

Above: Ashok Khemka/Photo by Biswarup Ganguly/Wikimedia Commons The seasoned bureaucrat Ashok Khemka is not one to take things lying down and has now confronted Haryana...
Many of the accused in UP could not seek anticipatory bail and were taken into custody/Photo: UNI

Bail Until Jail

Above: Many of the accused in UP could not seek anticipatory bail and were taken into custody/Photo: UNI Revoked during the Emergency, anticipatory bail has...

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