Thanks to the pandemic, Big Tech has emerged with huge profits and enormous clout over individuals and governments, including sanctions against the president of the most powerful country in the world. Have the Big Five collectively become the new superpower?
In a laudable judgment, the Allahabad High Court said that it is not mandatory to publish a notice for inter-faith marriages. When it is not needed for marriages under personal laws, why should it be for secular laws?
The apex court’s stay on the implementation of the three laws and the formation of a committee might be the first stage in resolving a complex situation where neither the government nor the farmers want to back off.
As China gains a greater foothold in Lanka, India is cautiously watching if its influence in the region will be hit. Minister S Jaishankar’s visit to Colombo was an attempt to mend fences with the neighbour.
In a landmark order, the Court set aside a Gujarat High Court order under Articles 226 and 227 and said that its power to interfere with the arbitration process needs to be exercised in exceptional rarity.