Yes, we do indeed—as the science appears to indicate—have the weapon to beat the pandemic into submission. But it will take a while before we learn how best to use it most effectively and which segments of the human race we need to protect.
When I started penning this week’s editorial on the surging farmers’ agitation sweeping across the land, I had an eerie feeling that I had encountered the words and phrases and analytical flourishes bubbling inside my head somewhere before and not that long ago.
The book is appropriately called "Ramayana Revisited: An Epic Through A Legal Prism". The title was an eye-grabber that drew me into its contents. It is a serious and scholarly piece of work by senior journalist Anil Maheshwari and Vipul Maheshwari, a prominent Supreme Court advocate
Even as the Covid conflagration rages and the nation hurtles towards an economic crisis of unfathomable proportions, controversies surrounding the judiciary continue to compete for the headlines as they have been doing for the last several weeks.
Shortly after a special CBI court acquitted all the surviving 32 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case last week, several journalists and academicians reminded me of an essay I had written for India Legal magazine in December 2017 which possibly has more relevance today than the time it was written
If gender-based glass ceilings are to be smashed, the place to start should be the legal profession. This vital area of human endeavour needs to be exemplary because it has been nurtured and honed by all progressive and dynamic civilisations.
Any euphoria over India strengthening its defence abilities must be tempered by reality. Testing missiles and acquiring 36 Rafales may be morale boosters and deterrents, but they do not confer defence superiority or cause for complacency
India Legal thought it better to write a sober, insightful and scrupulously researched account reflecting our commitment to responsible journalism rather than competing with the bafflegab assaulting our sense and sensibilities from every possible news outlet
Grievances expressed against judges and judgments are not necessarily without merit. But they can be pursued without bringing the CJI and the judiciary into public disrepute, thereby weakening its popular base of support in these troubled times when there is need for judicial unity.