The Bt Cotton plant

Sowing Seeds of Doubt

The Additional Solicitor-General intervened between Monsanto and Nuziveedu Seeds, giving the impression that the ministry is playing favourites. But this may not be the...
Rampant Lynchings in India: The Macabre, Murderous Mobs

The Macabre, Murderous Mobs

Sheikh Naim was beaten to death on suspicion of being a child-lifter, in Seraikela-Kharsawa district of Jharkhand, in May 2017. Photo: Mid-day.com Social media acting...
EoDB rankings suggest starting new business in India is becoming difficult

EoDB rankings suggest starting new business in India is becoming difficult

World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings show Start Up India initiative has failed as starting new business in India is becoming difficult The...
Rohingyas are describes as the most persecuted minority. Photo: UNI

Modi will talk Rohingya with Myanmar, but how will India deport...

Above: Rohingyas are described as the most persecuted minority. Photo: UNI The issue has been hanging fire in several regions of India, but while India...
Photo Courtesy news.franchiseindia.com

Franchise Flaws

Above: Photo Courtesy news.franchiseindia.com Absence of a Franchise Act limits its growth in India ~By Sujit Bhar Franchise, the largest business model within the service industry—sometimes within...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

GST So Far: Has It Worked?

Both the GST Council and taxpayers will have to look at this new tax regime as “work in progress” for at least one more...
An under-construction project in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh/Photo: Anil Shakya

Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act in UP: Hollow Promises

Above: An under-construction project in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh/Photo: Anil Shakya Rules framed by UP govt under Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act defeat the...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

To catch money launderers the legislature has to amend Schedule Part...

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Aabad Ponda The legislature seems to have omitted to incorporate offences of criminal misappropriation, punishable under section 403 and...
CBI to file fresh charges against Maran brothers

CBI to file fresh charges against Maran brothers

Above: Dayanidhi Maran (left) and Kalanithi Maran/photo:twitter.com The filing of fresh charges against Dayanidhi Maran and Kalanithi Maran in the infamous BSNL telephone exchange scandal...
Two beams of an under-construction flyover in Varanasi Cantonment area collapsed recently/Photo Courtesy: zeenews.india.com

Faulty Construction: A Dangerous Workplace!

Above: Two beams of an under-construction flyover in Varanasi Cantonment area collapsed recently/Photo Courtesy: zeenews.india.com The collapse of girders at a flyover construction site in...

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