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AG Perarivalan -- one of the seven convicts in former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case whose release was ordered
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The Supreme Court has pulled up the Bank of Maharashtra for challenging an order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court

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Traders Behind Soaring Wheat Prices In India

By Nantoo Banerjee India’s domestic wheat market is on fire ever since the government said it was targeting record shipments this year after exports from the Black Sea region plunged following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February.  Wheat prices in India rose to record high levels in the last...

May 23 · >

Navjot Sidhu Sentence Speaks Poorly Of The Pace Of Judicial Process

By Arun Kumar Shrivastav Navjot Singh Sidhu has been sent to the Patiala Central Jail to serve a year-long sentence in a case of road rage, registered in 1988. It took more than three decades for the Indian judicial system to convict and sentence a person whose felony was...

May 23 · >

Gyanvapi Masjid/Mandir Issue Is More Complex And Volatile Than Ayodhya

By Sushil Kutty The #MeToo movement was also about correcting the ‘wrongs of history’ in which powerful men got to get their comeuppance for bad deeds done decades ago. Those out of the ambit of #MeToo cheered and clapped, and the #MeToo survivors a sense of justice, and closure—...

May 23 · >

Europe Is At Crossroads Between Neoliberalism And Justice

By Nora Garcia Nieves “Neither war that destroys us, nor peace that oppresses us.” This historic anti-war slogan of the Spanish feminist movement holds one of the fundamental keys to building a horizon of peace. It claims that peace is not just a ceasefire, nor is it surrender, or...

May 23 · >

Remembering Rammohan Roy On His 250th Birth Anniversary On May 22

By Dipankar Bhattacharya As India observes the 250th birth anniversary of Rammohan Roy, one of the earliest and greatest campaigners for modern India, on May 22, 2022, we are faced with one of history’s cruel ironies. The incumbent regime is pushing 21st century India into revenge-fuelled mass violence by...

May 22 · >

Supreme Court Stress On Cooperative Federalism A Slap On Centre

By K Raveendran The decision by the Supreme Court this week that the powers of the Centre and the States to legislate on GST-related issues are equal debunks the idea that the Centre can ride roughshod over the states, as it has been happening to a large extent. The...

May 21 · >

Even After Udaipur Chintan Shivir, Congress Is Groping For Its Role

By Amulya Ganguli The one significant outcome of the Congress’s recent Chintan Shivir in Rajasthan was Rahul Gandhi’s acknowledgement that the party has lost touch with the people. Nothing demonstrated this disconnect more than the steep fall in the party’s Lok Sabha tally to 44 in 2014 and 53...

May 21 · >

Learning Poverty In India To Induce Huge Loss Of Jobs And GDP

By Dr. Gyan Pathak COVID-19 crisis triggered school closure in India has induced learning poverty to such an extent that the country is set to suffer the worst in South Asia in absolute terms both in respect to jobs loss and decline in GDP, which in turn may accelerate...

May 21 · >

Winning The Hearts Of Foreigners Abroad Is Not Going To Help Rahul Gandhi

By Sushil Kutty Sitting abroad and lashing out at the government, is not going to help the Opposition win the people at home over to its side. The ploy will boomerang even before the opposition leader tightens his seat belt on the return flight. Similarly, a pair of journalists...

May 21 · >

Rammohun Roy And Karl Marx: Resonating Together

By Pradip Baksi Why may one study Rammohun Roy (1772-1833), a contemporary of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831) while studying Karl Marx (1818-1883) today? Some of the burning issues addressed by Rammohun Roy have remained with us since his time and, some others that had seemed to have been...

May 21 · >