Election officials pasting name and symbol on EVMs before dispatching to the polling booths ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections, in Chennai on Tuesday (file pic)/Photo: UNI

Hold Up Democracy, Not Technology

Above: Election officials pasting name and symbol on EVMs before dispatching to the polling booths ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections, in Chennai on...
Online Gun Licences: Playing With Fire?

Online Gun Licences: Playing With Fire?

While this initiative of the Delhi police should be commended, stringent background checks should be conducted so that gangs and unscrupulous people don’t get...

Why Aires Rodrigues v. Vishwajeet P. Rane (2017 SCC OnLine SC...

By Aabad Ponda "Justice is not a cloistered virtue; she must be allowed to suffer the scrutiny and respectful, though outspoken, comments of ordinary men."...
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A Bit of History and the Law on Adverse Possession As...

  By Sunil Murarka In the last week of April, the Supreme Court  while reiterating the principles of acquisition of title by adverse possession observed that...
Illustration: Anil Shakya

Wanted: A Guardian Angel

Imposing a tax on startups is unfair as most don’t make it to the second stage of financing and angel investors bear the brunt...

Model Code Should be Extended to New Media

Above: The EC had sent Rahul Gandhi a notice after he gave an interview a day prior to the final phase of voting in...
Indirect Tax Ombudsman: Premature Closure

Indirect Tax Ombudsman: Premature Closure

In a short-sighted move, the government has abolished a post that was bringing relief to taxpayers and helping them solve their tax-related issues   By Sumit...

We’ve Come a Long Way

Constitution Day (November 26) is an occasion to look at the performance of the State in terms of constitutional governance on the one hand,...

Constitutional Morality: “No Entry” in Adjudication?

Prof NR Madhava Menon’s article gave currency to the idea that constitutional morality as a ground of invalidation is almost new. But that is...
Prime Minister Modi at an inaugural session of assistant secretaries in New Delhi/Photo: UNI

Lateral Entry: Dismembering Bureaucracy

Above: Prime Minister Modi at an inaugural session of assistant secretaries in New Delhi/Photo: UNI The huge lateral entry of “corporate civil servants” is a...

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