The ongoing Punjab crisis and the recent high-profile exits from the Congress have prompted its Group of 23 (the group that wrote to party president Sonia Gandhi demanding sweeping changes in the party structure) to once again express concern over what they called was the continuing drift in the party. Continue Reading
Supreme Court advocates requested Justice Arun Mishra today to be patient in dealing with lawyers after the judge warned a lawyer of contempt while arguing a land acquisition matter two days ago. Continue Reading
The Enforcement Directorate sought Delhi court’s permission today to arrest former finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case. Continue Reading
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal today attacked the government over its move to cut corporate tax, alleging that the rich will benefit while the poor left to fend for themselves.
The Supreme Court today allowed the Tamilnadu State Cricket Association to hold elections to elect office bearers but said the results will be subject to its decision.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday moved the Supreme Court, saying his plea challenging the trial court’s order remanding him to CBI custody in the INX medica case has not been listed for hearing today despite the apex court’s direction on August 23. Continue Reading
Now Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) leader T T V Dhinakaran and his aunt and general secretary of the party, V K Sasikala, had moved the court against granting the two-leaves symbol of the AIADMK to the Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam-led faction. Continue Reading
The balloon took off from the time economies started moving from barter to paper money. When goods or visible services were the common tender, there was no question of a hidden value; the exchanges were purely based on need. A bagful of wheat could be swapped for a similar quantity of mud if there was a mutual need. Continue Reading
The literate and the illiterate; the lettered and the unlettered; the educated and the uneducated; the knowledgeable and the ignorant; the wise and the idiot; the luminary and the layman — the education scenario in India stumps all across the spectrum. Forget enlightenment, even an elementary understanding turns elusive thanks to a maze of policies, judgements, rules and regulations Continue Reading