Opinion  /  Published 23.11.20

Long road: War on climate change

Strides on the path of survival come with additional responsibility. India, reportedly the only country among the G20 nations to be on track towards fulfilling the climate change mitigation commitment...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 07.08.20

Sharks on Land: Termination of CRDA

The bill to repeal the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority Act, 2014 was passed in June. With it, the capital city development project on 53,000 acres of land was terminated in the fif...
By Nilesh Jain in

Opinion  /  Published 05.02.19

Corruption ranking does not reflect the big picture

The Narendra Modi-headed Bharatiya Janata Party-led government is stridently triumphalist when the slightest improvement is cited in any sphere, especially by a global agency. It is contemptuously dis...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 22.12.19

In truth

This is a difficult moment. The Supreme Court has expressed its disapproval of the abuse of the Right to Information Act that, according to the Chief Justice of India, S.A. Bobde, is causing ‘paraly...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 28.02.20

Bid to improve services

The district administration has initiated steps to strengthen delivery of public services at the doorstep of the people. Sources said as part of decentralisation and democratisation, the administratio...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Opinion  /  Published 26.04.19

The enormous responsibilities of the Lokpal

The chairperson and eight members of the Lokpal have been appointed almost five years after the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 came into force. Few other pieces of legislation since Independence have...
By Amitabha Bhattacharya in

India  /  Published 18.12.18

Two voices on poll bonds

The government on Tuesday informed the Rajya Sabha that it had not received “any concerns from Election Commission on the issue of Electoral Bearer Bonds”.Documents accessed through the Right to I...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.04.19

'Alien lights' in the air over Norway

Parting shotSir — A recent hearing in the Supreme Court argued for full disclosure of assets of judges, the process of their appointment and reasons for their rejection for a post (“SC openness vs...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.19

Horsing around for photo ops

Sir — The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, was photographed on horseback in the snow-covered Mount Paektu recently. A photo-op of a political leader riding a horse is not new — the Russian presid...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 13.11.19

Office of CJI under RTI Act: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that the office of the Chief Justice of India is a public authority and falls within the ambit of the Right to Information Act.A five-judge Constitution bench heade...
By PTI in New Delhi


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