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Ram Jethmalani

'You Are Out To Help The Biggest Criminals To Escape'

Oct 24, 2014 Ram Jethmalani

The former law minister writes to the finance minister on the black money issue: 'I strongly suspect that your conduct shows that you too like many others do not want truth to come out'

'Calculated Psychological Offensives And Mind Games'

May 06, 2014 K.S. Radhakrishnan

The SC upholds its order jailing Subrata Roy Sahara and slams "affronts, jibes and carefully and consciously planned snubs" by his lawyers

'The Party Has Committed Suicide'

The noted lawyer writes to the BJP President blaming "the corrupt collaborators" of the corrupt UPA within the BJP

'Our Bankruptcy Of Talent'

May 26, 2012 Ram Jethmalani

'Tongue tied leaders busy pulling down one another and creating unmistakable impression that they are suffering from some inexplicable inertia and paralysis'

'I Have Never Been Sorry That I Took Up That Case'

Defending the accused conspirators of Indira Gandhi’s assassination was no easy task. The senior lawyer talks about a battle which he both won and lost.  

13 October, 2006

'Nandita Did Not Understand What Was Being Argued'

Ram Jethmalani

'You were only suggesting to the Court that there are more humane methods of carrying out the death sentence and a lethal injection is one of them. You never suggested to the Court that your client is guilty but he should be given such an injection.'

02 August, 2006

A Total Sense Of Futility

Ram Jethmalani

'We have not paid sufficient attention and reverence to the message which we have received from the President ... When you are caught napping and found guilty of a breach of the Constitution, you must gracefully accept the consequences of the breach

29 November, 2005

'What Has Sonia Done?'

Ram Jethmalani

Is it or is it not an overheated act of political malice that you must ask for the resignation of Mrs. Sonia Gandhi? What has she done? Is there a trickle of evidence against that poor woman that she should resign from the post which she is holding?

09 June, 2004

'Vajpayee Was Being Ruled By Others'

Sheela Reddy

'He was just enjoying his prime ministership... The man had lost his grip. Everyday he was slurring in his speech...he had no control over things-- he didn't know how to manage the RSS, the L.K. Advanis and the Arun Jaitleys...'

02 August, 2002

Interference? What Interference?

Ram Jethmalani

After all, don't we ask the US to pressure Pak? Can't they argue that they are entitled to conduct their foreign policy in any manner they like? What's the big deal about Colin Powell's remarks?

Photo Gallery

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

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