Time to amend defamation Law in India

Politics of carrying out sting operations to embarrass men or women in power was a novelty when first introduced in eighties when a company sent its staff members to politicians, army generals and bureaucrats claiming to represent a defence company planning to do business in India. Its first victim was…

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China’s growing South Asia outreach

For over a decade, China has been proactive in India’s neighbourhood building up economic and strategic ties with South Asian nations with the objective of containing New Delhi and keeping it pinned down. Some moves of the BJP-led NDA government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to evolve a…

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Will BCCI continue to defy or follow Lodha orders

The time is up. “Stop playing games with the law, especially at the highest level, that is the Supreme Court and its Commission headed by the former Chief Justice, Mr. R.M.Lodha”. That is the message sent to the rulers of cricket in India, who have treated the game…

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India needs freedom from noise pollution

Some days ago a person who gives out on hire his Dolby music truck for marriages and other functions used a vacant plot near our house to test his equipment. The heavy dose of bass that he blasted from his truck towards our house made me sick to the core…

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Find balance between inflation and growth is task before Urjit Patel

Government has finally ended its two-month long intense search and zeroed in on distinguished macro economic expert Urjit Patel for the critical post of Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to succeed the redoubtable Raghuram Rajan who demits office in the first week of September.

Patel, 52…

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