The Supreme Court verdict awarding the disputed land to deity Ram Lalla Viraajmaan, and an alternative site for a mosque to Muslims is being welcomed by large sections of people across communities in the twin towns of Ayodhya and Faizabad.
The bench, led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi, has justices SA Bobde, DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer as other members.
Speaking of Pehlu Khan case, Justice Chandrachud said this was one of the great torments of being a judge because you've to decide on basis of evidence, as it stands and then you find that police investigation has been so woefully inadequate that it's going to result in an acquittal."
Stressing the need for nurturing the leadership in judiciary, CJI Ranjan Gogoi said the institution should endeavour towards protecting Constitutional ethos, even during trying times.
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.