All are equal

In a welcome observation, the Bombay High Court said on Tuesday the State must treat all citizens, whether rich or poor, with dignity. It also pulled up the Maharashtra government for forcing nearly 15,000 families to stay in the chemical pollution-affected Mahul area of Mumbai. Continue Reading

Editorial: On a song

In shocking news to music lovers, veteran composer Khayyam, best known for his music in classic films such as Umrao Jaan and Kabhi Kabhie, passed away after prolonged illnesses at a hospital in Mumbai Monday. Continue Reading

Editorial: Strong, smart & strategic

All eyes are on India’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN Syed Akbaruddin, who made strong, smart and strategic moves even as the United Nations Security Council held closed door consultations on Kashmir. Continue Reading

Editorial: Royal salute

It is a fitting honour that Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who downed an enemy jet in an aerial combat with Pakistan in February and was held captive for three days, has been conferred the Vir Chakra, India’s third-highest war time gallantry medal, on the eve of Independence Day celebrations. Continue Reading

Fair & lovely

The legal mandate of the CBI must be strengthened by having a comprehensive legislation addressing deficiencies relating to organisational structure, charter of functions, limits of power, superintendence, and oversight, Gogoi said. Continue Reading

Editorial: Political Kurukshetra

People who are okay when Rajinikanth praises leaders like Jayalalithaa, Karunanidhi, Stalin, Anbumani and Seeman, get upset when he says something positive about either the BJP or Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Continue Reading