The CBI and the IB have been induced to act against Gopal Subramanium for taking a tough stand in the fake encounter cases in which Amit Shah, the blue eyed boy of Narendra Modi, has been chargesheeted
'I am fully conscious that my independence as a lawyer is causing apprehensions that I will not toe the line of the Government. This factor has been decisive in refusing to appoint me'
The SC order on Radia Tapes and the furore over the latest, CBI FIR against K.M. Birla and the former coal secretary, underline the need for urgent action
'In the Nira Radia tapes, Ranjan Bhattacharya (Vajpayee’s son in law) is heard telling Nira that Mukesh Ambani told him –"Congress to ab apni dukaan hai." Facts below show that both Congress and BJP are in his pocket.'
As the CAG report puts the spotlight on Mr Praful Patel's tenure as Civil Aviation Minister, we present a selection from the Niira Radia tapes which were directly about irregularities at Air India
It was just a matter of time before the 2G scam inspired a film. First off the mark will have Lakshmi Ramakrishnan playing Kanimozhi and Singamuthu playing Azhagiri...
Text of the (so far available) statements by Ms Niira Radia recorded u/s 161 Cr.PC on 21.12.2010, 25.01.2011, 29.01.2011, 27.01.2011
Full text of the report of the Public Accounts Committee that was claimed by the Congress and the DMK members as having been "democratically rejected" with the help of SP and BSP members.
Statement from Vaishnavi Corporate Communications Pvt Ltd.
India desperately and urgently needs an independent anti-corruption commission backed with investigative powers, prosecutorial heft and fast-track courts
This year both of Karunanidhi’s wives made news. While Dayalu positioned herself firmly beside the CM at every opportunity as the official consort, Rajathiammal kept the rumour mills buzzing.
In the glee over the embarrassment caused to the government and certain others by the unexplained leakage of the telephone intercepts, the importance of ensuring that everything was done in accordance with the law has been overlooked.
Written submissions tendered in Supreme Court on behalf of Outlook for the 13th December 2010 hearing in the Ratan Tata case
The former editor of Business Today responds to one of the 'Radia Tapes'
The intercepts show the corporate lobbyist deftly weaving her way through power’s corridors, and discussing the intricacies of realpolitik with the kind of candour rarely seen in the public discourse.
Fresh tapes of intercepted conversations of the lobbyist Niira Radia underline the key role she assigned to the media as an intermediary in achieving her business and political goals.
Outlook magazine has unearthed 800 new tapped conversations involving the lobbyist Niira Radia in the 2G spectrum scam.
Some of the key conversations in the second lot of tapes unearthed by Outlook
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.