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Jun 15, 2015

Targeting Sushma Swaraj over Lalit Modi’s travel is much ado about nothing

Facts show why much of the hullabaloo on Sushma Swaraj's so-called intervention in the Lalit Modi case is just really high decibel noise. #Cancer #ConnectTheDots #India #Lalit Modi #Portugal #sushma swaraj #UK

May 27, 2015

Delhi HC order on ACB: Why Kejriwal should not celebrate too soon

Delhi HC judgment related to the jurisdiction of Delhi ACB on corruption offences seemed to raise the spirits of Kejriwal who called the judgment a "huge embarrassment" for the Modi government. #ACB #Arvind Kejriwal #ConnectTheDots #Delhi HC Order on ACB #Delhi High Court #Kejriwal Versus Centre #Modi government #Prashant Bhushan

May 14, 2015

Why the Salman Khan bail cannot be compared to Teesta Setalvad’s case

The bland fact, however, is that the Teesta and Salman cases are incomparable and have very few immaterial similarities that obfuscate the real nature of benefit both have got in their respective battles. #Bombay High Court #IPC #Salman Khan Bail #Supreme Court #Teesta Setalvad Case

Apr 29, 2015

NJAC row: CJI HL Dattu has put his own 5-judge bench in an awkward position

By declining to join the NJAC till the Supreme Court bench looking into the constitutionality, of the Act delivers a verdict the CJI has not only created a crisis, but also put his own five-judge bench in the awkward position of having to give him directions #CJI HL Dattu. SC Bench #Collegium System #NJAC Crisis

Apr 24, 2015

No need for outrage: MHA decision to put Ford Foundation on watch-list is no big deal

The home ministry's decision to scrutinise the usage of funds remitted by the Ford Foundation is more about checking where the money goes rather than a comment on what it thinks of the foundation's orientation #Ford Foundation #Gulbarg Society #Home Ministry Watch-List #MHA #Teesta Setalvad #ToTheContrary #Watch list

Apr 22, 2015

NJAC case: The slippery slope of the conflict of interest argument

The new laws mandate the creation of a National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) whose members are a mix of judiciary and executive. #ConnectTheDots #Constitution #Courts #Fali Nariman #Indian courts #Judiciary #Law #lawyers #National Judicial Appointments Commission #NJAC #Supreme Court

Apr 10, 2015

Greenpeace suspension: This time Rajnath may have better ammo against NGO

When the home ministry lost its case against Priya Pillai in the Delhi High Court, it did not have the benefit of a detailed inspection report on Greenpeace's activities in India. It now has better evidence against the NGO. #Greenpeace #Home Ministry #MHA #NGO #Priya Pillai #Rajnath Singh

Mar 17, 2015

Arvind Kejriwal’s desperate appointment of 21 ‘backdoor’ ministers may face a legal challenge

By appointing 21 parliamentary secretaries, who may draw no remuneration but would hold ministerial status, Arvind Kejriwal is probably trying to keep his 67-strong MLA flock together. But the move could face legal hurdles #Arvind Kejriwal #Delhi #Delhi Assembly #Goa #Haryana #Himachal Pradesh #India #Kejriwal #MLAs #Parliamentary Secretaries #Politics #ToTheContrary

Jan 5, 2015

Why CBI’s case against Amit Shah was really a fishing expedition

The CBI case in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter was really about finding ways to get at Narendra Modi. #Amit Shah #CBI Case #CBI Versus Amit Shah #ConnectTheDots #Sohrabuddun Fake Encounter

Nov 21, 2014

Criticism of SBI-Adani MoU ill-informed: net loan may not exceed $200-400 mn

The Congress has attacked the Adani-SBI $1 bn MoU to finance the Carmichael mine project at a time when even loan due diligence is not done. The net loan, even if sanctioned, is not going to be that large #Ajay Maken #Carmichael coal mine #Congress Criticism #SBi-Adani MoU