Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Earlier this week, senior journalist Gauri Lankesh was convicted for defamation in two cases and sentenced by a Judicial Magistrate First Class court in Hubbali, Karnataka, to six months in jail, along with penalty. However, the court granted her bail immediately and allowed her to appeal to a higher court. With this, she seems to […]

Rahul Gandhi, can you lead the Congress and then maybe the Opposition or is it too much to ask for?

The one thing most Indians on social media are serious about are their facebook and twitter accounts. Among them, some spend more time on twitter for its wider reach and the 140-character limit keeping invective in check (at least in one tweet, there is a thread for invective and hate etc). It is as good […]

Appointment of judges can’t be hijacked: Chief Justice TS Thakur

Chief Justice of India TS Thakur on Friday said that process of appointment of judges can’t be hijacked and insisted that judiciary needs to be independent as it plays a role in the eventuality of a “tyrannical regime”. Thakur’s remarks have come in the wake of increasing tussle tension between the judiciary and government over […]