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Yakub Memon hanging aftermath: The irrationality of arguments against death sentence

Aug 01, 2015

Yakub Memon hanging aftermath: The irrationality of arguments against death sentence

Opposition to the death penalty is founded on the belief that retribution is unworthy; it should be abolished because we are a civilised society. These assertions appeal to what Aristotle called the pathos, or emotions, of the public. #InMyOpinion #Capital punishment #Death sentence #Yakub Memon #death punishment #Case for Death Penalty #Yakub Memon Hanging
Public sector banks to raise Rs 1.10 lakh cr from markets in next four years

Jul 31, 2015

Public sector banks to raise Rs 1.10 lakh cr from markets in next four years

Earlier in the day, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had sought Parliament nod for additional capital infusion of Rs 12,010 crore in public sector banks. #Economy #finance ministry #NewsTracker #Arun Jaitley #NPA #public sector banks #capital infusion #Hasmukh Adhia
Yakub Memon execution: India needs to become more humane and abolish capital punishment

Jul 31, 2015

Yakub Memon execution: India needs to become more humane and abolish capital punishment

The debate over the rights and wrongs of Yakub Memons execution on Thursday is yet another example of how opinion is bitterly divided between those who support death penalty and those who dont. #India #France #Europe #CriticalPoint #Death Penalty #Saudi Arabia #Yakub Memon #anti-Death Penalty movement #capital punishments
Oliphans Capital invests $2 million in Prothom, manufacturer and exporter of toys

Jul 31, 2015

Oliphans Capital invests $2 million in Prothom, manufacturer and exporter of toys

India is fast becoming very cost competitive vs China in terms of labour costs and we are very bullish on the toy industry globally, says Jhaveri, Oliphans Capital. In Prothom, we see a beginning of manufacturing startups being funded in India. #Hasbro #Make In India #Oliphans Capital #Prothom #Arun Chandrachud #Anish Jhaveri
Yakub Memon hanged: Why India still needs capital punishment

Jul 31, 2015

Yakub Memon hanged: Why India still needs capital punishment

All said and done, there is a case for retaining the death sentence in the rarest of rare cases, provided the phrase "rarest of rare" is defined clearly and transparently. What is worrisome about capital punishment is its occasional arbitrariness. #Life #India #Terrorism #Jammu and Kashmir #CriticalPoint #Capital punishment #Democracy #Maqbool Butt #1993 Mumbai blasts #ideas #Right to life #Yakub Memon's Death Sentence
Chad reintroduces death penality in face of Boko Haram activity

Jul 31, 2015

Chad reintroduces death penality in face of Boko Haram activity

Chad reintroduced the death penalty just six months after its abolition Thursday, as legislators passed a stringent anti-terror bill in the face of a spate of deadly Boko Haram attacks. #World #Terrorism #NewsTracker #Capital punishment #Africa #Boko Haram #Chad
Buyers can't be fooled all the time: Lessons from a 50% fall in home sales in Delhi

Jul 30, 2015

Buyers can't be fooled all the time: Lessons from a 50% fall in home sales in Delhi

Falling home sales clearly indicate that investors are no longer interested in buying more new homes, given that they are still sitting on the ones they had bought over the last few years. #Black money #InMyOpinion #Knight Frank #National Capital Region #Real estate
HDFC registers Q1 net profit of Rs 2,204 cr

Jul 28, 2015

HDFC registers Q1 net profit of Rs 2,204 cr

The company said the results were not comparable on account of certain dividend payments from HDFC Bank. #HDFC #EarningsShow #HDFC Bank #HDFC Capital Advisors
Pakistan resumes capital punishment after Ramadan break

Jul 27, 2015

Pakistan resumes capital punishment after Ramadan break

Pakistan on Monday resumed executions by hanging two murder convicts following a one-month break during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan that ended last week. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Capital punishment #Ramadan #executions