Prime Minister Awas Yojana: Home Advantage

Prime Minister Awas Yojana: Home Advantage

Above: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in Naya Raipur in Chhattisgarh/Photo: UNI The Madhya Pradesh government’s decision to have tiles...
Prodded by the Supreme Court, the Yogi Adityanath government is restoring anticipatory bail in Uttar Pradesh/Photo: UNI

Anticipatory Bail: Bailed out!

Above: Prodded by the Supreme Court, the Yogi Adityanath government is restoring anticipatory bail in Uttar Pradesh/Photo: UNI Scrapped during the Emergency with the intention...
Mallya’s “met Jaitley” revelation triggers BJP-Congress war of words

Mallya’s “met Jaitley” revelation triggers BJP-Congress war of words

Fugitive tycoon Vijay Mallya had claimed he met finance minister Arun Jaitley before fleeing to London; Congress leader PL Punia says he witnessed the...
A Question of Timing

A Question of Timing

Above: Robert Vadra In an effort to put the Congress on the back foot in the run-up to elections to the Lok Sabha and Haryana...
Democracy, Transparency and Accountability of Governments

Democracy, Transparency and Accountability of Governments

By Bimal Julka; Central Information Commissioner This is a reproduction of a speech delivered by Mr Bimal Julka, Central Information Commissioner (CIC) at the National...
GST: Taxing Times

GST: Taxing Times

Above: Post-floods, Kerala needs funds for rehabilitation and rebuilding infrastructure/Photo: UNI Is Kerala’s demand that it be allowed to impose a cess on GST in...
Granthis with the Shri Guru Granth Sahib in the inner sanctum sanctorum of the Golden Temple in Amritsar

Panthic Votes: Slugfest over Religion

Above: Granthis with the Shri Guru Granth Sahib in the inner sanctum sanctorum of the Golden Temple in Amritsar The move to make acts of...
The Punjab assembly passed the IPC (Punjab Amendment) Bill, 2018

Section 295AA: Holier Than Thou

Above:  The Punjab assembly passed the IPC (Punjab Amendment) Bill, 2018 By enacting a new law against blasphemy, the legislative assembly of Punjab has put...
Uniform Civil Code neither necessary, nor desirable: Law Commission

Uniform Civil Code neither necessary, nor desirable: Law Commission

By Puneet Nicholas Yadav Stating there are hindrances to any endeavours to institute a uniform civil code, Law Commission favours reforms within existing personal and...
IPR and Digital Piracy: A Lost Cause

IPR and Digital Piracy: A Lost Cause

Above: The American fantasy drama TV series apparently owes its popularity to digital piracy In an age when digitisation of the world has radically changed...

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