THE ABC’s OF L’AFFAIRE RAFALE

Whom Does Rafale Deal Really Sting?

By Inderjit Badhwar In October 2018, I wrote an editorial for India Legal in which I observed that what started off as political sparring between...
HOOLIGANISM AND THUGGERY

“HOOLIGANISM AND THUGGERY”

~By Inderjit Badhwar The mob violence in Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh on December 3, 2018, instigated and engineered with malicious intent, which led to the...
KASHMIR: TRAGEDY AND FARCE

KASHMIR: TRAGEDY AND FARCE

~By Inderjit Badhwar The latest political crisis in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in which a government ruling in Delhi has pulled the rug out from...
KKV IN THE HOT SEAT

KKV IN THE HOT SEAT

Above: KK Venugopal, who takes over from Mukul Rohatgi, will also have to resolve several questions regarding a code of ethics for the AG’s...
Passing the Baton

Passing the Baton

In November 1951, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru faced an unusual revolt. It was not from within the Congress party but from six Supreme Court...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS

There was a shocking admission by a former CBI officer last week regarding the investigation the country’s premier agency conducted in the Rajiv Gandhi...
IT’S RAINING LENINS ALL THE TIME

IT’S RAINING LENINS ALL THE TIME

~By Inderjit Badhwar It is ironical indeed that Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the founder of the Bolshevik-ruled state of the erstwhile Soviet Union, should meet his...
VAJPAYEE, NEHRU…AND A DASH OF WASHINGTON

VAJPAYEE, NEHRU…AND A DASH OF WASHINGTON

~By Inderjit Badhwar To run this vast and diverse land, its leaders need not have 56-inch chests, but hearts as large as the universe. In their...

INDIFFERENCE TO REALITY

By Inderjit Badhwar The issue of nationalism versus patriotism jumped centre-stage last week when French President Emmanuel Macron, in what is widely recognised as a...

SORDID EPISODE

By Inderjit Badhwar I cannot but marvel at the brilliant exposition made by Prof Upendra Baxi of the drama (or was it a farce?) that...

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