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Can Hindu Marriage Act Allow Same Sex Marriage In India?

By Tanish Arora The Madras High Court, in the case of Arun Kumar versus Inspector General of Registration (2019), analysed the legitimacy of cis-trans marriage with regards to the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 specifically and held that the same would be legally sound. For the purposes of this, the...

May 18 · >

Rahul Gandhi Has Damaged The Cause Of Opposition Unity With Udaipur Statement

By Nitya Chakraborty Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has struck a big blow to the efforts of the opposition parties towards forming a combined front to take on the ruling BJP in the Lok Sabha polls in 2024. Gandhi said in the Congress Chintan Shivir in Udaipur that the Congress...

May 17 · >

Centre On Backfoot After Unsuccessful Privatisation

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Shelving of the disinvestment programme of the Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) the Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited (PHHL) soon after postponing planned disinvestment programme for another PSU the Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has brought the national attention not only to reexamine the merits and demerits of...

May 17 · >

Central BJP Leaders Are Depending On Yogi Adityanath For Next Lok Sabha Win

By Pradeep Kapoor LUCKNOW: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP leadership are banking on Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his team for crucial Lok Sabha elections scheduled for 2024. With 80 Lok Sabha seats from Uttar Pradesh, the elections are very crucial for PM Narendra Modi and BJP for...

May 17 · >

Regional Parties Are Jittery At Rahul Gandhi’s Dig To Them On Ideology

By Arun Srivastava Rahul Gandhi’s homily that unlike regional parties which “lack an ideology” and “have different approaches”, Congress is a party with an ideology has evoked strong reaction from the leaders of other opposition parties. Questions are being raised what the authority does he enjoy to speak in...

May 17 · >

‘Gyanvapi’ Aurangzeb Alamgir Refuses To Rest In Peace

By Sushil Kutty Who hasn’t heard of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb? Those who did not are being fed a healthy diet of Aurangzeb these past few days, ever since the fate of the Gyanvapi Mosque of Kashi/Banaras/Varanasi became a subject of intense strife and discussion in a country where places...

May 17 · >

Centre Cherry-Picking Names Recommended For High Court Judges

By Paras Nath Singh On May 13, the Union Government notified the appointment of nine advocates as judges of the Delhi High Court. Of them, three are women. This increases the high court’s current working strength to 44 judges against the sanctioned strength of 60 judges. The newly appointed...

May 17 · >

The West Is Using Ukraine To Fight A Proxy War Against Russia

By Nantoo Banerjee Few will disagree that the US-led 30-member North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) is using Ukraine to test Russia’s military capability and patience. The increasing supplies of arms, money and even clandestinely despatching soldiers to Ukraine indicate that NATO is fighting a proxy war against Russia cleverly...

May 16 · >

Congress Chintan Shivir At Udaipur Has Laid No Road Map To Take On BJP

By Kalyani Shankar Where does Congress go from Udaipur Chintan Shivir? Was the conclave an exercise in futility, or will it revive the party?  It all depends on the implementation of the decisions taken at the conclave. Congress President Sonia Gandhi said that the Shivir should not become a...

May 16 · >

Confusion That Grips Congress Gets Exposed At Three Day Chintan Shivir

By Arun Srivastava The Chintan shivir is not the panacea of the malaise that inflicts the Congress.   Significantly, Congress under Sonia Gandhi has been regularly holding such shivirs. But the shivirs have failed to rejuvenate and revitalise the organisation and provide a new direction. On the contrary the party...

May 16 · >