Ericsson-Reliance Communications Tussle: Caught in a Tangle

Ericsson-Reliance Communications Tussle: Caught in a Tangle

RCom’s attempt to pay Ericsson for its services with a plan to sell airwaves to Reliance Jio has led to a triangular contest and...
Universities should be bastions of free speech but what happens when the debate does not take place in classrooms or lecture halls? Photo: Bhavana Gaur

“Allow Citizens to Express Opinions”

Article 19 (1) grants freedom of speech and expression. This right must be defended even if the majority does not like it. ~By Justice...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Acts of Omission

There are glaring omissions and inconsistencies in the PMLA 2002 which compel close examination. They relate to criminal misappropriation and criminal breach of trust,...
Protests by students of JNU have been dubbed as seditious and anti-national. Photo: UNI

Section 124A—Scrap it or Tame it

The NGO Common Cause had filed a plea in the Supreme Court seeking amendments in Section 124A of IPC. The apex court dismissed the...

At the Crossroads

Pope Francis is emerging as a leader who can take the catholic church to new heights as he tries to include marginalized groups. But...
Attorney General KK Venugopal/Photo: Anil Shakya

Constitutional Morality: Eight Burning Questions

Above: Attorney General KK Venugopal/Photo: Anil Shakya One of India’s top legal scholars sparks off a new debate by pondering the issue of the basic...

The face of real Islam

<h2 size="16" align="left" margin="10"]Recent acts of terror perpetrated in the name of faith across the world are at variance with what Prophet Mohammad had...
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...
UP RERA: A Path Less Trodden

UP RERA: A Path Less Trodden

UP RERA’s novel approach to a festering property crisis can take off only if there is a collective effort on the part of buyers,...
Yadu Krishna, Kerala’s first Dalit priest, says his devotees have been cordial and accepting. Photo: thenewsminute.com

Kerala’s Dalit Sunrise

In a progressive move, the state has appointed members of marginalised communities as temple priests. But is it an attempt to sustain Brahminism which...

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