Opinion  /  Published 16.12.18

The high price of 'free' digital platforms

Freedom is not quite ‘free’. The power of digital platforms — also labelled ‘technological giants’ — has brought this irony home. Whether it is the Australian Competition and Consumer Comm...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 12.05.20

Wise words: Is the judiciary listening?

The institution is always greater — and more important — than the individual. Yet, the credibility of the whole is often dependent on the conduct of the parts that constitute it. This was one of t...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 04.10.19

Get the size right: lawyers to SC

Size does matter when it comes the paper that holds the petition, a group of lawyers has told the Supreme Court in a legal notice. At the centre of the debate is something called the 'legal size ...
By in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.07.19

Avarice triumphs over integrity in Karnataka

Sir — The Congress has blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party for plunging Karnataka’s coalition government in trouble. The allegation, if true, would dent the BJP’s image. But what about the legisla...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 19.11.19

Clear and pressing lacunae in justice delivery

By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 18.03.20

Grave threat

Sir — The response of the home minister, Amit Shah, in Parliament to queries regarding the Delhi pogrom was not only shocking but also ridiculous. Does he think that Indians are living in a fool’s...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 14.06.19

Liberty is the bedrock of a democratic polity

There is no doubting the burden on courts in India. What adds to the load is the corrective action that the judiciary has had to take repeatedly in response to excesses committed by elected dispensati...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.19

The Supreme Court is a workplace, too

The more powerful an institution the more discreetly it needs to use its power. A complaint of sexual harassment in the workplace against the Chief Justice of India is undoubtedly a highly sensitive m...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 26.04.19

SC tells rich and mighty: You are playing with fire

The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed anguish at the “systematic attempts to malign” the judiciary and “remote-control” it through “money power or political power”, resolving to send out...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.12.19

Justice never instant: CJI

Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde on Saturday said justice can never be “instant” or “take the form of revenge”, speaking a day after the “encounter” killing of four gang-rape-and-murder s...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi


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