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Katju puts judicial commission back in focus, but is it better than a collegium?

Jul 30, 2014

Katju puts judicial commission back in focus, but is it better than a collegium?

The cry against the collegium system of appointing judges only became shriller when former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju referred to the promotion of an allegedly corrupt judge at the Madras High Court due to political pressure and lack of appropriate action by the then top echelons of the judiciary. #HowThisWorks #Ram Jethmalani #Ravi Shankar Prasad #Markandey Katju #National Judicial Commission #Supreme Court collegium #Higher judiciary
Pace of walking and memory loss can predict dementia study

Jul 28, 2014

Pace of walking and memory loss can predict dementia study

People who tested positive for pre-dementia were twice as likely as others to develop dementia within 12 years. #HowThisWorks #obesity #Health #Dementia #Smoking #Neuroimaging #Hypertension #Alzheimer's #Joe Verghese #High cholesterol
Modi govt breaks with UPA policy, ends up scoring self-goal at WTO

Jul 27, 2014

Modi govt breaks with UPA policy, ends up scoring self-goal at WTO

The Modi government is facing diplomatic embarrassment because of its latest negotiating stand at the WTO which boxes India into a corner. #HowThisWorks #Narendra Modi #WTO #Modi Sarkar #PM Modi #Trade Facilitation Agreement #TFA #World Trade Agreement
UPSC row Why Hindi medium students want the CSAT paper gone

Jul 26, 2014

UPSC row Why Hindi medium students want the CSAT paper gone

With CSAT-II, UPSC aspirant protesters say, representation of students from Hindi medium and social sciences backgrounds in UPSC has taken a big hit. #HowThisWorks #WhyNow #UPSC #civil service exams #Civil service aspirants #UPSC Protests #Language discrimination
Israeli onslaught weakens Hamas, but demilitarisation is a far dream

Jul 25, 2014

Israeli onslaught weakens Hamas, but demilitarisation is a far dream

Thirty tunnels in the complex underground network have already been eradicated in the latest assault on Hamas, the army announced, without specifying how many remained. #World #HowThisWorks #US #Hamas #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Gaza #John Kerry #air strikes #Israeli military #ground operation

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Justice Katju's revelations Why we can't treat IB reports as sacred cows

Jul 26, 2014

Justice Katju's revelations Why we can't treat IB reports as sacred cows

When it comes to judicial appointments, everyone quotes the IB report as if it was a sacred cow that cannot be commented upon. This needs questioning. #HowThisWorks #CBI #Intelligence Bureau #Justice Markandey Katju #Justice Katju #IB #Judicial appointments #Katju's revelations
Why no opposition will be strong enough for Modi in Lok Sabha

May 17, 2014

Why no opposition will be strong enough for Modi in Lok Sabha

More interestingly, the 55 or so seats that the allies bring to the National Democratic Alliance give Modi leverage inside the BJP. He can afford to alienate or push away those elements inimical to him or his policies. #HowThisWorks #Sonia Gandhi #Manmohan Singh #BJP #Narendra Modi #Rahul Gandhi #Lok Sabha #parliament #policies #Lok Sabha Election Results 2014
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