Right-wing leaderships do not want to relinquish power. They are now using the Surveillance State to manipulate the voters. India is a test case in the on-going parliamentary polls
The ongoing saga of CBI has not really unearthed significant insight into ways the agency is compromised. The media discourse suggests that the ruling party [largely PM and his associates] try to choose a Director who follows their diktats. All the efforts by the Supreme Court and reformers is thus aimed at ensuring fair selection to this important post.
The interim order by the Supreme Court on various petitions puts the messy face-off between the CBI officials, demand of Rafale probe and issues of autonomy of the probe agency on pause mode till Diwali smoke settles down
In his order rejecting the impeachment notice, the Vice-President said that the allegations were not sound enough to make a case which can lead one to conclude that the CJI was guilty of misbehaviour.
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said he had rejected the impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra signed by 64 Opposition MPs on the ground that the five allegations were “neither tenable nor admissibile.”
The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the idea behind the Aadhaar card scheme could be the reason that people should have one ID card.
The declaration of the state of emergency in the Maldives by President Abdulla Yameen and the resulting suspension of constitutional guarantees have undermined the checks and balances necessary in any functioning democracy, the United Nations human rights chief has warned.
After he was elected, Modi had a long meeting with the founder of the biometric scheme, Nandan Nilekani, who managed to convince and convert him.
Noting that the contradictory statements made by different members of Justice Loya's family raise a question mark on his death, the Congress today said there should be a High-Court monitored probe in the matter.
Why must Yakub hang? There is little evidence of his direct involvement in the blasts
Manisha Sethi Delhi
The SC ruling that recognizes transgenders as a third gender category is historic — if not a little late in the day — but the long struggle for equal rights for all has only just begun
Souzeina S Mushtaq Delhi