Sitting on mercy petitions is abdication. But disposing recommendations for rejection in the manner of an input-output equaliser is automation Independent India has had 17 Heads of State. Of these, two were Governors General — Lord Louis ... The Hindu, 1 month ago
The curative petition and other legal remedies still available to Yakub Memon are part of his rights as a prisoner condemned to death. Does the Maharashtra government want to deprive him of these rights, asks Jyoti Punwani. 'Article 21 (right to life and liberty) inheres a right in every prisoner till his last breath and this court will protect that right even if the noose is being tied on the condemned prisoner's neck.' -- Supreme Court judgment in Shatrughan Chauhan vs Union of India, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
A leading tyre manufacturer has been ordered by State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (SCDRC) to pay Rs. 30,000 compensation for selling a defective tyre to a bullock cart driver. M.Murugan, bullock cart driver of Nellikuppam, Cuddalore ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
What if a class-action suit came up in the U.S. courts on the ripping-off of Indian domestic workers there? That fear drives the government's outraged response to Devyani Khobragade's arrest In the Devyani Khobragade drama, the media have largely ...The Hindu, 2 months ago
Can India learn to look beyond 1971? by Uday Balakrishnan (June 18) is rather utopian in suggesting that Narendra Modi is best equipped to bring about a change in the belligerent behaviour of Pakistan. Post-1971, AB Vajpayee took a number of steps ...Hindu Business Line, 2 months ago
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