Reinstated DGP TP Senkumar believes this judgment will discourage state governments from arbitrarily removing officers. Photo: UNI

TP Senkumar: A Hard-fought Victory

The reinstatement of TP Senkumar by the apex court has come as a major embarrassment to the Left Front government and Chief Minister Pinarayi...
Mob-lynching protection bill draft released

Mob-lynching protection bill draft released

 Above: The draft bill on lynching was released at the Constitution Club of India in New Delhi on July 7. Photo: Lily Paul  Youth and...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

PSU Litigation: Tied Up in Knots

Pending litigation between various government departments has shot up to over a lakh cases and there seems little hope of succour, leading to a...
The red beacon atop vehicles is a well recognized symbol of the VIP culture. Photo: UNI

Red Beacons: Just a Symbolic Gesture?

Though the ban on these lights from May 1 will not bring an end to the culture of privilege among VIPs in India, it...
The murder of journalist Jagendra Singh in UP highlighted how vulnerable scribes are when they expose corrupt politicians, bureaucrats and businessmen. Photo: globaljournalist.org

Protecting the Pen in Maharashtra

The state became the first in the country to pass a law that lists attacks on media persons and such establishments as a cognisable,...
Monsanto has come in for criticism in India for monopolising seed distribution and for disrupting traditional agricultural practices. Photo: Greenpeaceindia

Monsanto Battle: Tied up in Knots

This American agricultural major’s fight with an Indian company regarding use of its Bt Cotton technology has reached the Delhi High Court    ~By Chandan...
Madras High Court. Photo: wikimedia.org

A Verdict Coloured by Prejudice

An order passed by a sessions court in Tamil Nadu has invited an indictment from the Madras High Court which called it the “worst...
The apex court has ruled that the tax will be paid by service provider and not the owner of the land or building where the mobile tower is situated. Photo: UNI

Local Bodies Can Levy Tax on Mobile Towers

The Supreme Court has ruled that the mobile towers fall under the purview of state legislation and hence liable to pay taxes By Parsa...
SC tells Centre to constitute Tribunal to resolve Mahanadi water dispute

Can SC issue directions based on parliamentary committee reports?

The centre says the reports are not meant to be used in courts as they do not countenance any contest legally Question referred to a...
Congress President Rahul Gandhi with ex-President Sonia Gandhi addressing the media. Photo: UNI

Delhi HC directs Young Indian to deposit Rs 10 crores in...

Above: Congress President Rahul Gandhi with ex-President Sonia Gandhi addressing the media. Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court on Monday (March 19) directed the Young...

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