Tag Archives: India Legal

Illness that separates

In August 2009, Mindi, a 25-year-old struggling new parent, experienced what doctors later concluded was a psychotic episode. She had been staying in a cousin’s spare basement room in De Soto, Kansas, while trying to get on her feet after … Continue reading

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No room for free enterprise

Why ordinary entrepreneurs, giving out rooms or spare cars on rent, may face a rocky path fighting American regulators. By David E Gumpert

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Tale of Twin Troubles

A recent blast at the Chennai railway station brought into focus the increasing presence of terror outfits in Tamil Nadu, even as arrests in the state point to LTTE’s regrouping efforts. By Col R Hariharan

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The New Face of Terror

Narendra Modi’s success in inviting the SAARC heads of states for his swearing-in ceremony was heralded as a diplomatic masterstroke. But what eluded most of the foreign policy experts was that he was possibly forced to take the decision. The … Continue reading

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Off with his Face!

The main problem is not freedom of discussion for politicians or media bigwigs but the random and wholly unpredictable risk faced by the little guy, should he attract the ire of overzealous officials or bigots. Today, even a Facebook “like” … Continue reading

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Mission Possible

He does not want any third party “intervention, prompting or pressure” in Kashmir. He believes that Pakistan harbors a “compulsive hostility” against India. He thinks of Maoists as “enemy of the state”.  By Vishwas Kumar

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Of Hawala and Halal

Raids on meat exporter Moin Qureshi and former CBI head Amar Pratap Singh may put the spotlight on several former ministers, current ones and political middlemen.  By Shantanu Guha Ray

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Breach of Convention

A 2012 Comptroller and Auditor General report exposes how legislature’s authority was ignored by the Income Tax department while making refunds in crores. By Devendra Singh

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How green is my valley?

The high profile election battle in Varanasi brought into focus the need for cleaning the Ganga and other rivers. But top environmental activist MC Mehta has waged a struggle for our rivers and forests for decades now. By Diva Arora

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Terror Trail

The new government has to devise novel strategies to tackle increased militancy in Pakistan and Afghanistan. By Col R Hariharan

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