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...
Courts’ Activism: Shell Companies

Courts’ Activism: Shell Companies

Above: The Amrapali Group’s ugly, half-built buildings are a sharp reminder of the way homebuyers have been duped/Photo: Anil Shakya In a relief for homebuyers,...
Australian court’s green signal to Adani’s use of indigenous land spells doom for all such peoples on that continent

Australian court’s green signal to Adani’s use of indigenous land spells...

Above: Photo courtesy www.australianmining.com.au ~By Sujit Bhar Indigenous people, across the world have suffered at the hands of “development” that has taken away their traditional...
Dera Sacha Sauda: Crash Landing

Dera Sacha Sauda: Crash Landing

Above: The compound of the Dera Sacha Sauda in Sirsa, Haryana Investigating agencies are probing benami deals of Gurmeet Ram Rahim, the convicted former head...
E-Commerce Industry: Another Licence Raj?

E-Commerce Industry: Another Licence Raj?

New government proposals to regulate this industry seem mindless, designed to kill the goose that lays the golden egg and will allow entrenched interests...
SGPC: A Sikh Rebellion

SGPC: A Sikh Rebellion

Above: The General House of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee For the first time, an association has questioned provisions in the Sikh Gurdwara Act for...
Members of All Religious Communities of West Bengal protesting against the NRC in Kolkata. Photo: UNI

NRC, Assam: State of Panic

Above: Members of All Religious Communities of West Bengal protesting against the NRC in Kolkata. Photo: UNI Prompted by the Supreme Court, the release of...

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