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Judiciary

Bharatiya Judiciary at Snail’s Pace

Few days ago the current Chief Justice of Bharat Mr. Ranjan Gogoi and in the past his predecessor Justice Dipak Misra have urged the government to take the required steps…




Will Ganga become another Saraswati River?

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) says the Ganga river water is absolutely unfit for “direct drinking” and only seven spots from where it passes can be consumed and that…


Judiciary

Collegium perpetuates judicial dynasties

As always, fulsome praise was heaped on outgoing Chief Justice of India (CJI) T.S.Thakur at his farewell party on the lawns of the Supreme Court on January 3 at which…


Hindutva: Mere Materialism?

There have been a number of opinion pieces published in the past few days in which the authors, some of whom have considerable foothold in the current establishment, have declared…




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Electoral Reforms and Retrograde Measures

According to Sec. 75A of Representation of People Act, 1951 (RPA, 1951), every elected representative of the people has to submit the declaration of his assets and liabilities to the…


Triple Talaq

Triple Talaq in Bharat – an analysis

Amongst others, talaq is a form of divorce under Islamic law whereby only the husband is allowed to invoke it, either verbally or in writing. There are several types of talaq, within which…