Ramdev Case: A Balancing Act

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence In a landmark ruling, the Delhi High Court ordered social media giants to remove on a global basis content defamatory...

Is Pakistani Army Giving Punjab Its Bhutto?

The popular mood in  the biggest province – the recruiting ground and bulwark of the establishment – has palpably turned against them after the...
Rajoana being brought to hospital in Patiala/Photo: sikh24.com

Death Penalty Waivers: Need For Consistency

Above: Rajoana being brought to hospital in Patiala/Photo: sikh24.com The president’s commutation of death sentence given to Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted for Punjab CM Beant...

Judicial Arrogance—A Bit Of Rapport Would Be In Order

Advocate Manoj Srivastava has an unusual request to make to his colleagues. “My earnest request to the Executive Committee and members of the Supreme...
UK’s New PM Boris Johnson: Close Encounters Of The Elephant Kind

UK’s New PM Boris Johnson: Close Encounters Of The Elephant Kind

During the leadership race for the conservative party which he finally won yesterday with a massive majority, the United Kingdom’s new prime minister Boris...
Her Father’s Daughter

Her Father’s Daughter

By Asif Ullah Khan Is Maryam Nawaz, daughter of jailed former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, destined to be another Benazir Bhutto? Pakistan's two most popular...
Rahul Gandhi

Dilemma of the Dynast

By Dilip Bobb As the enigmatic Rahul Gandhi continues to head a headless party, a highly informative paper by Siddharta George of Harvard University, is...
From a card carrying member of the Khan Market Gang

From a card carrying member of the Khan Market Gang

  By Dilip Bobb It has been my favourite haunt for decades, partly because I happened to live in a series of residences which were in...
SAMUGARH – TURNING POINT IN INDIA’S FUNDAMENTALISM

SAMUGARH – TURNING POINT IN INDIA’S FUNDAMENTALISM

  By Murad Ali Baig It was on an exceptionally hot day on May 29 1658 that India’s history changed forever. Two great Mughal armies led...
Accelerated Process of Dying

Accelerated Process of Dying

The Supreme Court recently expanded the concept of right to life when it delivered a judgment wherein it included the  right to die with...

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