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Right to privacy is deeply linked to national security

Admittedly, EVMs too have a UID number and any convergence of data can make the secret ballot system a party of history, warns Dr Gopal Krishna in the 5th part of his series against Aadhaar.    Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com. In his 266-page order as part of the 9-Judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court, Justice Dr D Y Chandrachud records how this case came before the Bench. “A Bench of three judges of this court, while considering the constitutional ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago

When a big nation is led by a small man

'Presidents may come and go, but America will go on forever,' an American business leader tells Ambassador T P Sreenivasan in New York.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Abraham Lincoln's definition of democracy in his Gettysburg speech appears to have assumed a new meaning in the United States, one year into President Donald J Trump's current term. On the ground, one sees that, instead of relying on an elected government of the people, by the people and for the people, the American ...
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Save country from 'nationalist forces': Gujarat archbishop to Christians

Ahead of the Gujarat assembly polls, the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Gandhinagar has written a letter urging members of the Christian community to save the country from "nationalist forces" as he said the "democratic fabric" of the country was at stake, amidst growing "sense of insecurity" among minorities. Indirectly targeting the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in the state, Archbishop Thomas Macwan appealed to the minority community to help elect those candidates, who respect every human ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Save country from nationalist forces: Gandhinagar Archbishop Thomas Macwan writes to Christians  DNA1 month ago
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Chaos in SC: 4 sitting judges go public with grievances against CJI Dipak Misra

In an unprecedented move, four top Supreme Court judges held a media conference to inform the nation that the “administration of the apex court was not in order”. Speaking out against the current Chief Justice of India (CJI), Dipak Misra, the ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago

Return of the Jedi

The Congress with it’s pleasant face, over the decades, always assured roti, kapda and makaan. They were like the nation’s lead actors… all of them had the glib assurance of a dynasty, of what in timid sociological language, is called guile, cunning and ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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'US may help India in war against terror'

'If the US-Pakistan relationship continues to suffer, Pakistan may feel it has less to lose and decide that it need not keep a leash on LeT in order to appease America.''A tougher US policy toward Pakistan could lead to an emboldened and strengthened LeT and JeM, resulting in more terrorist attacks in India.' IMAGE: Muhammed Saeed, the Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorist, addresses supporters at a protest in Rawalpindi, December 29, 2017, against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's ...
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2017 saw questions, will 2018 get us answers on economy?

The NDA government was initially reticent about fleshing out its economic strategy for the future. But now that it has taken enough bold initiatives on the economic front, it must have the confidence to tell us more about its approach going forward, says Abheek Barua. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com This year (2017) left us with more questions than answers.   Fissures in the ground between “government economists” (some members of the prime minister’s advisory ...
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Why India must be tough with Myanmar

'If Myanmar falls to China, let it.''Sooner or later, the rulers of the country will have to call New Delhi,' asserts Nitin Pai. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra D Modi with Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's state counsellor, in Vientiane, Laos, on the sidelines of the ASEAN-India Summit. Photograph: MEAPhotogallery/Flickr In part due to the political economy of British colonial rule and in part due to ethnic Bamar nationalism, Myanmar (earlier Burma) has always nursed an antipathy for Indian people ...
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ANSTEY's PLAN- Kashmir Federation supported by India and Pakistan

In April 1957, a LSE economist with an India expertise—Vera Anstey —came up with an action plan to settle the raging Kashmir dispute, just as a jailed Sheikh Abdullah’s wingman Mirza Afzal Mohammed Beg, heading the Plebiscite Front began to rage against ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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EC notice to archbishop for seeking prayers

The Election Commission (EC) has issued a notice to the archbishop of Gandhinagar for asking Christians to pray to save the country from "nationalist forces" in the run-up to Gujarat Assembly polls. Issuing a letter addressed to Christians, the Archbishop of ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Gujarat polls: Gandhinagar archbishop gets EC notice for prayer appeal  Rediff.com1 month ago
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