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SC to set up a constitutional bench on demonetisation

By Sujit Bhar The Supreme Court on December 16 passed an interim order on demonetisation. The Court decided to constitute a five-judge constitutional bench to...
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ABP Group Tightens its Belt

‘Retrenchment’ fear spreads among staff By Sujit Bhar The world of eastern India’s largest media house, the Ananda Bazar Patrika (ABP) Group, is in turmoil, yet...
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India Legal Show focuses on judicial reforms

The panelists on the weekly India Legal show telecast on APN TV discussed at length the need for judicial reforms There is no gainsaying the fact that...

Cult of Violence

The June 2 mayhem which left 29 dead shows how political patronage can embolden a self-proclaimed cult and its leaders to occupy public property,...

Corruption and India: Waiting for a Clean Nation

Our country’s record of corruption is dismal and doesn’t auger well for the future. Unless there is political will and laws to fight this...
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SC emerges as dogs’ savior

The Supreme Court has recommended sterilization or vaccination in accordance with the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, as a solution to the...

The concept of Nation

In the face of the JNU debate becoming increasingly complex, two JNU professors attempt to demystify the popular notions By Tithi Mukherjee As the auto skidded...

Celebrating a “Failure”

In a surprise U-turn, the Modi government is singing praises to UPA’s rural social security scheme. Is this prompted by assembly elections due in...

Crowded House?

The debate on whether parliament should shift to a new address has come up once again. Should the iconic circular building be abandoned or...

Buy Me the Moon!

With the United States signing an act allowing its citizens to mine asteroids, the race for property rights in outer space will get keener. And...

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