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Mar 31, 2019
Battle for Muzaffarnagar reflects Opposition's use of caste to trump Hindutva in LS polls; secularism not on ballotThe Opposition has offered the public the option of choosing between caste and Hindutva.
Feb 06, 2019
Political opportunism washes away taint: Despite active probes, politicians switch loyalties, get big party ticketsWith the heat turning up on the Saradha chit-fund scam in West Bengal and the ghost of the scandal coming to haunt former TMC leader Mukul Roy and ex-Assam Congress member Himanta Biswa Sarma, the focus is back on possible political opportunism practised by tainted netas.
Jan 16, 2019
Facebook brings political advertising rules to India ahead of the 2019 electionsFacebook's new rules and tools are an effort towards curbing election interference to India.
Jan 14, 2019
Politicians shouldn't meddle in other fields, says Nitin Gadkari at Marathi literature meet that withdrew invite to Nayantara SahgalNitin Gadkari didn't make a direct reference to the row over the invite to Nayantara Sahgal being withdrawn Marathi Lit Fest, but said politicians should learn not to interfere in other fields and people in universities, educational institutes, literature and poetry should deal with their areas.
Jul 17, 2018
Supreme Court order on mob lynching strong, but new law will be useless unless existing rules are enforcedThe judgment on lynching is very strongly-worded and the court has acknowledged that this is a matter of grave concern. Coming from the Constitutional Court, this is welcome, as we've seen a spurt in mob lynchings, both, on religious grounds, as well as, of individuals who are mistaken to be child-lifters.
Dec 14, 2017
SC nod to setting up of 12 fast-track courts to try 1,581 criminal cases against members of ParliamentThe Supreme Court on Thursday gave its go-ahead to set up 12 special fast-track courts to try 1,581 criminal cases against members of Parliament and state assemblies and directed that these courts become operational by 1 March, 2018.
Nov 02, 2017
BJP leads in fielding candidates with criminal past in Himachal polls; reluctance to support lifetime ban is expectedOn Wednesday, the Supreme Court toughened its stand on the issue, ordering the government to expedite trials of pending 1,581 cases against MPs and MLAs and to create special courts for the same.
Sep 23, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Shiv Sena says providing shelter to refugees will not be in Indian Muslims' interestThe Shiv Sena Saturday said if India is forced to provide shelter to Rohingya immigrants under pressure from "vote-hungry" politicians, it would not bode well for Muslims in the country
Sep 17, 2017
Gauri Lankesh murdered: Writer Vikram Sampath questions SIT's approach after team records his statementThe Special Investigating Team, probing the Gauri Lankesh case, has recorded the statement of writer Vikram Sampath in connection with the killing of the journalist-activist
Sep 06, 2017
Gauri Lankesh murdered: Journalists, politicians, activists and common people pay respects to senior scribeSenior Kannada journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, known for her left-leaning outlook and forthright views against Hindutva politics, was shot dead by unidentified assailants at her residence in Bengaluru on Tuesday.