Edit: A fine balance

The Supreme Court has put an end to a conflict that lasted for centuries, by delivering a balanced and nuanced verdict in the Ayodhya issue. Everyone is heaping laurles on Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and other members of the bench, for their handling of the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit and delivering the judgement on the fractious issue. Continue Reading

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: 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