Rule Of Law
Opinion  /  Published 05.04.22

Other force: Central agencies

The role that Central agencies such as the Central Bureau of Investigation play nowadays is more frightening than reassuring. When bulwarks against crime and corruption are seen as the avenging arms o...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.22

No rule of law in Bengal: Governor

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday came down heavily on the state government saying there was no rule of law in Bengal and went after chief minister Mamata Banerjee, Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 08.07.20

Freedom of speech cry by ex-officers

Nearly a hundred former civil servants — all of who have retired from top positions in the bureaucracy — have picked up cudgels for the citizens’ right to freedom of speech and disse...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.19

DM shift over beating fuels ‘letoff’ buzz

The Bengal government on Thursday transferred Nikhil Nirmal, the district magistrate of Alipurduar where he was accused of having beaten up a youth inside a police station, as the managing director of...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.11.18

Supreme Court lets BJP handle its 'brazen' MP

The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed shock and anguish at the behaviour of an MP who had broken open the seal on an illegal property in New Delhi but refrained from punishing him and left it to the...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.11.18

Faith above law: BJP MLA vows to build Ram temple

A BJP lawmaker in party-ruled Uttar Pradesh has said he and his supporters would start constructing a Ram temple in Ayodhya on November 25 and “break every law” if needed because faith was “abov...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Culture  /  Published 23.12.18

Why Bangladesh is the mirror image of Pakistan

In his autobiography, A Broken Dream: Rule of Law, Human Rights and Democracy, Sinha has written in detail about the intimidation and threats he faced in Bangladesh from the Awami League government le...
By Sonia Sarkar

West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.19

IAS body for strong steps against no-rule-of-law DM

A central body of IAS officers on Tuesday sought “exemplary punishment” for Nikhil Nirmal in connection with an alleged assault of a youth at a police station as the Bengal government planned admi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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