Monday, 22 January, 2018

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The Chief Election Commissioner, Achal Kumar Joti along with the Election Commissioners, O.P. Rawat and Shri Sunil Arora | PIB

EC’s opinion on AAP MLAs holding office of profit suffers from serious legal infirmities

The charge against 20 AAP Delhi MLAs cannot be sustained, and the President must seek the Supreme Court’s opinion, writes former Lok Sabha secretary general. Some ill-informed political comments, and...
Gurgaon citizens protest against Gurgaon police

Amid rising rapes in Haryana, top cop advises women: Don’t trust men around you

IGP Mamta Singh says most rapists are known to victims, the problem seems to be that women and their families have ‘too much faith’ in men around them.
Deepika Padukone in the film Padmaavat

Has controversy guaranteed box office success for Padmaavat?

The name of the game is ‘create buzz’, and films like Udta Punjab show that nothing helps that more than a pre-release controversy.
Former CAG Vinod Rai who A Raja has alleged was a vigilante

Talk Point: Was former CAG Vinod Rai a ‘vigilante’, or was he India’s ‘conscience keeper’?

Andimuthu Raja, the former telecom minister who was recently acquitted in the 2G scam trial, has alleged in a new book that the entire episode was the opposition’s attempt to bring down the UPA-II.

Talk Point: Will Kejriwal’s cameras improve school outcomes or create a North Korean surveillance state?

The year 2017 saw many widely reported crimes committed within school premises. In its bid to ensure the safety of children and improve learning outcomes, the Kejriwal government is installing CCTV cameras in classrooms across government schools. But will this help?


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