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G20 presidency brings no special powers. But it allows PM Modi to nudge hostile members

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India’s one-year presidency of the G20 group comes as its three superpower-members are locked in dangerous strategic rivalry. The G20 presidency has no special powers. But it gives Prime Minister Narendra Modi a platform to nudge hostile powers to cooperate on shared global challenges like the economy and climate change.

Lawyers demanding death penalty for Aftab Poonawalla wrong. They forget rule of law

Lawyers who chanted slogans outside Delhi courtroom, demanding death penalty for Aftab Poonawala, have demeaned the justice system by their conduct. The higher judiciary has often condemned such behaviour, be it Kasab or Nirbhaya rapists. Rule of law and right to defence applies even to those accused in heinous crimes.

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