Month: January 2018

Khap Attacks On Couples Illegal: SC

As my pen starts running, I must note right now with great satisfaction that the Supreme Court on January 16 warned strongly in no uncertain terms that it would step in if the government didn’t bring a law to ban illegal activities of khap panchayats, saying no one had the […]

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President Upholds AAP MLAs Disqualification By EC

Let me begin at the very beginning by first and foremost pointing out cogently that in a big blow to Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), President Ram Nath Kovind approved the Election Commission’s recommendation to disqualify 20 party MLAs for violating the law against holding the office of profit […]

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Why MFN Status For Pakistan Is Still Continuing?

How much more shamelessly our politicians will act? How long will our soldiers and people living in border areas along the long border with Pakistan keep getting killed, their houses get destroyed, their schools get burnt, their hospitals also bombed and worst of all even their religious places not spared […]

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UIDAI Under Fire For FIR Against Scribe

Let me begin at the very beginning by pointing out that the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which has filed an FIR against a journalist who exposed a breach in its Aadhaar database denied that it was trying to gag the media or whistleblowers. After facing a widespread criticism […]

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Why Lawyers Of West UP Strike Every Saturday?

To begin with, it is no ordinary matter that the lawyers of West UP have been on strike every Saturday since May 1981 to protest against denying West UP even a single bench of high court even though the Justice Jaswant Singh Commission had recommended the setting up of a high court […]

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