Articles by Kartikeya
Oct 14, 2015
Supreme Court decision exposes Sanjiv Bhatt's 'unclean hands', anti-Modi brigade loses another pawnThe Supreme Court has finally demolished Sanjiv Bhatt, on whose testimony the whole case of Narendra Modi's alleged role in the Gujarat riots rested. By being exposed as someone with an agenda, the court has also shown up the anti-Modi brigade.
Jun 15, 2015
Targeting Sushma Swaraj over Lalit Modi's travel is much ado about nothingFacts show why much of the hullabaloo on Sushma Swaraj's so-called intervention in the Lalit Modi case is just really high decibel noise.
May 27, 2015
Delhi HC order on ACB: Why Kejriwal should not celebrate too soonDelhi 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.
May 14, 2015
Why the Salman Khan bail cannot be compared to Teesta Setalvad's caseThe 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.
Apr 29, 2015
NJAC row: CJI HL Dattu has put his own 5-judge bench in an awkward positionBy 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
Apr 24, 2015
No need for outrage: MHA decision to put Ford Foundation on watch-list is no big dealThe 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
Apr 22, 2015
NJAC case: The slippery slope of the conflict of interest argumentThe new laws mandate the creation of a National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) whose members are a mix of judiciary and executive.
Apr 10, 2015
Greenpeace suspension: This time Rajnath may have better ammo against NGOWhen 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.
Mar 17, 2015
Arvind Kejriwal's desperate appointment of 21 'backdoor' ministers may face a legal challengeBy 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
Jan 05, 2015
Why CBI’s case against Amit Shah was really a fishing expeditionThe CBI case in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter was really about finding ways to get at Narendra Modi.