Articles by Ajay Kumar
Jul 19, 2017
India-China border standoff in Sikkim has its roots in differences over Calcutta Convention of 1890India continues to (rightly assert) that the Indian-Chinese border in Sikkim needs to be drawn from Batang La and not Mount Gipmochi.
Jul 17, 2017
Presidential election 2017: As protector of Constitution, president's office should be above politicsThe president is a key player in India’s political destiny, but it's important that the bearer of the office be one who is above politics
Jul 04, 2017
CS Karnan's contempt sentence not ideal way to enforce judicial discipline; SC might have opened Pandora's boxThe Honourable Justice CS Karnan is in the news again.
Jul 03, 2017
Byculla jail violence: State must pay heed to Bombay High Court order, improve prison conditionsDespite shocking reports coming after prison inspections, and an interim order passed as early as 3 March, 2016, hardly anything concrete has been done to improve the conditions of prisoners
Jun 29, 2017
Modi's stance on gau rakshaks serves party rhetoric, but govt must take steps to curb communalismThe Narendra Modi government cannot effectively work against communal violence and elements like gau rakshaks while in the same breath promote the ideals that promote it
Jun 27, 2017
Lawyers refusing legal aid to youth for cheering Pakistan belittles profession, violates code of ethicsBar associations like Burhanpur and Laskar who passed resolutions restricting the right to legal aid of youth cheering for Pakistan are a stain on the long tradition of the Indian bar, whose members have take pride in taking briefs that were against the popular or government sentiment of the day
Jun 25, 2017
Lynchings of Ayub Pandith and Hafiz Junaid: India is under threat, but its secular fabric will overcomeIn the Kodungallur Taluk of the Trissur district of Kerala, just around thirty kilometres from Cochin, lies the Cheraman Juma Masjid.
Jun 06, 2017
CBI's wafer-thin jurisdiction in alleged offences makes raids on NDTV's Prannoy Roy fully suspectMonday evening, NDTV released an updated statement where it produced a letter from ICICI Bank which showed that all loans it had taken from the bank had been repaid in full.
May 30, 2017
Babri Masjid demolition case: What do criminal conspiracy charges imply for Advani, Uma Bharti, Joshi?A CBI court in Lucknow charged senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Uma Bharti and Murli Manohar Joshi with criminal conspiracy on Tuesday.
May 19, 2017
Kulbhushan Jadhav case: As per ICJ verdict, Pakistan may have to provide first 'proof of life' to IndiaOn Thursday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Provisional Measures in the Jadhav Case (India versus Pakistan). The court ordered that Pakistan take "all necessary measures at its disposal" to prevent the execution of the Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav