Strengthening accountability

In a significant judgment, the Supreme Court recently quashed a “two-judge committee” set up by the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court to probe allegations of sexual harassment against a judge of the court. By insisting on the strict implementation of in-house procedures in cases of complaints against judges,

Open up coal sector to enhance production, says Advisory Group

Also calls for expediting reforms in the distribution sector Opening up of the coal sector and upgradation of state-run Coal India and its subsidiaries are vital for scaling up domestic production of the dry fuel, says a report submitted to the government on Monday. The final report of the Advisory

Conversion and freedom of religion

While organised events of conversion can incite violence and hatred, the enforcement of a national anti-conversion law, as some advocate, is not the panacea. Besides inflicting greater damage, it would render our rights to freedom of conscience and religion valueless, and derail efforts at achieving a peaceful, democratic society One

A big, bold invite from Modi

Barack Obama’s attendance at the Republic Day celebration will signal that the days of Indian obsession with non-alignment are ending It’s hard to believe that merely seven months ago, speculation was rife that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would hold a grudge against the U.S. for revoking his tourist visa for

A good measure of kindness

Isn’t education all about students growing into concerned citizens? In response to the last fortnight’s column, many people wrote in with examples of how they had been able to either stand up for certain ideals or intervene in the system and force positive change. However, these brave people seem to