A farmer spraying pesticide in his mustard field at Mayang village near Guwahati (file picture). Photo: UNI

In compensating villagers for land acquired, the SC gives a path-breaking...

Above: A farmer spraying pesticide in his mustard field at Mayang village near Guwahati (file picture). Photo: UNI SC awards farmers a sum higher than...
Rahul Gandhi: The Reluctant Prince

Rahul Gandhi: The Reluctant Prince

With the Gandhi scion likely to take over the presidentship in October, it waits to be seen if he can enthuse party workers and...
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...
Lawyers protest at the Patiala House Courts in Delhi against the Advocates (Amendment) Bill, 2017. Photo: Anil Shakya

Madras HC’s amendments in Advocates Act will debar unruly lawyers from...

~By Rajesh Kumar While the judges are the keepers of law, advocates act as the prime initiators. The two must act in unison if justice...
picture: Leo Varadkar. Photo: facebook

Leo Varadkar: Ireland’s First Gay PM

Leo Varadkar, a half-Indian Irishman has become Ireland’s prime minister, succeeding Enda Kenny. Varadkar is the first openly gay prime minister of Ireland ~By...
Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with Pakistan’s prime minister Nawaz Sharif during the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing. Photo: UNI

Killing of Chinese teachers in Balochistan: Deal with the corrupt ISI...

ISIS may have claimed that they kidnapped and murdered the two teachers, but their security was to be ensured by Pakistani forces By Sujit Bhar Early...
New coach appointment: Anomalies writs large

Coach selection brings to light extent of CoA power in cricket

Above: Ravi Shastri (L) in conversation with an official during the net practice session of the team.(File Picture)  Photo: UNI ~By Sujit Bhar Following a chaotic...
Students and youth staging a demonstration at Marina Beach, Chennai, demanding lifting of the ban on Jallikattu. Photo: UNI

Jallikattu: Tamizh Pride and Prejudice

The protests at Marina Beach were not just about the ban on this sport. It was a reassertion of Tamil rights and a platform...
(L-R) Hansmukh Adhia, Union Revenue Secretary, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, MoS (Finance) Shiv Pratap Shukla, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian and others attending the 22nd meeting of the Goods and Service Tax Council in New Delhi on October 6.Photo: UNI

Relief on the GST front, but this will hardly let the...

Above: (L-R) Hansmukh Adhia, Union Revenue Secretary, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, MoS (Finance) Shiv Pratap Shukla, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian and others...
A demonstration for the slain Aarushi Talwar (file picture). Photo: Anil Shakya

For the Talwars, this acquittal is the best of a bad...

Above: A demonstration for the slain Aarushi Talwar (file picture). Photo: Anil Shakya ~By Sujit Bhar  How much does an acquittal on the basis of the benefit...

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