Saturday, May 30, 2020 | Last Update : 01:43 PM IST

67th Day Of Lockdown

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Sudhanshu Ranjan

Does an oath ensure the rule of law, or honesty of purpose?

When Subhas Chandra Bose refused to join the ICS, his brother Sarat Chandra Bose wrote to him that his father was distraught.

28 Jan 2020 2:23 AM

Rule of law vs lynch law: Deliver speedy justice

The desire of revenge is so pronounced that there have been posthumous executions and that too in the name of justice.

16 Dec 2019 12:05 AM

Ayodhya judgment: About faceless judges and the moral of Ram Katha

Many a time it happens that a division bench dictates the order/judgment in open court and both judges sign.

19 Nov 2019 12:05 AM

Is sex on the false promise of marriage rape or cheating?

The concept of treating woman as the property of man is no longer in force. The Supreme Court of India decriminalised adultery in 2018.

04 Sep 2019 2:28 AM

Karanataka lesson: Dictatorial parties threat to democracy

The governor issued directions twice to the Speaker to hold the floor test but the chief minister as well the Speaker conveniently ignored them.

30 Jul 2019 12:05 AM


Freedom from caste and dynasties: Multiplicity of parties hurts India

If dynasties and castes are to be made irrelevant in politics, India must reject the multiplicity of political parties.

07 Jun 2019 12:16 AM

Politics of lies: For a healthy democracy, punish all those who peddle fake news

Rahul Gandhi demeaned himself by making a false claim attributed to the Supreme Court.

13 May 2019 4:45 AM

Poverty, politics and posturing: How to build a better, less unequal India

Rahul Gandhi has announced that if voted to power, his party’s government would give Rs 6,000 per month each to the poorest 20 per cent.

10 Apr 2019 1:26 AM

Warfare & truth: Deception, distortion rule

The Air Force, unlike the Army, carries out strikes on the basis of intelligence inputs as it has to penetrate deep into alien territory.

14 Mar 2019 7:29 AM

Courts must seek compliance report on own orders, punish civil contempt

There are examples galore of government employees not getting a single promotion during their entire career.

18 Feb 2019 6:56 AM


Old may also be gold; sunset yrs can open new chapter of life

Recently, in MP and Rajasthan, older leaders assumed the reins of government though there was a demand that the younger ones should lead these states.

09 Jan 2019 5:21 AM

We must find a way to help uplift tribals, but ensure their culture is preserved too

Chau was trying to contact the Sentinelese cut off from the rest of the world.

20 Dec 2018 12:42 AM

Sexual freedom versus sexual assault

Complaints of sexual harassment are rising by leaps and bounds… It is true that there is no dearth of philanderers and they must be pinned down.

15 Oct 2018 12:07 AM

Will Indian VIPs ever learn to live simply, and for others?

The British introduced a hierarchical and feudal system in India though they had a different system back home.

27 Sep 2018 2:07 AM

Independence of judiciary: Do away with post-retirement appointments

Commissions are a highly institutionalised tradition, a deeply ingrained feature of the political culture.

15 Aug 2018 12:22 AM


Line of demarcation between faith and superstition is thin

The question is, how to distinguish faith from superstition or madness.

05 Jul 2018 6:43 AM

As Bangladesh killings intensify, why is the world keeping quiet?

Global human rights bodies have spoken up, but only in the context of Rohingya Muslims, pressuring Bangladesh to permit their entry.

21 Jun 2018 12:36 AM

Indian conception of nationalism and need for dialogue

It is true that India has always accepted pluralism as is evident from the Vedic literature which is replete with such hymns and verses.

12 Jun 2018 2:55 AM

In K’taka, constitutional and political morality are at stake

In mature democracies, coalition governments are never formed just for the sake of power.

01 Jun 2018 12:35 AM

Courts must remain open, justice be visible

On October 5, 1936, a bomb was thrown into the chief justice’s court at the Patna high court, but it did not become inaccessible for the common man.

09 May 2018 12:38 AM