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'
The SC upholds its order jailing Subrata Roy Sahara and slams "affronts, jibes and carefully and consciously planned snubs" by his lawyers
The noted lawyer writes to the BJP President blaming "the corrupt collaborators" of the corrupt UPA within the BJP
'Tongue tied leaders busy pulling down one another and creating unmistakable impression that they are suffering from some inexplicable inertia and paralysis'
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.
'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.'
'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
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?
'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...'
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?
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.