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50 years, 5 litigation rounds to recover Rs 3,000: Why SC wants law students to study this case

In 1971, a woman named Rama Ravi Devi filed a civil case in a munsif court against one Sasadhar Biswas for the recovery of Rs 3,000. Soon, Biswas’ property got attached and was auctioned. The ensuing legal battle, carried on by Biswas and subsequently his legal heirs, for a stay on this sale finally ended this month in the Supreme Court, reports Bhadra Sinha.

Back in school after lockdowns, kids struggling to adjust, teenagers don’t want to open up

Children in most parts of the country have returned to schools after over a year of online classes, but experts note that the transition has not been particularly easy, reports Kritika Sharma.

1,380 km long, 8 lanes, tunneling through sanctuary: All about Delhi-Mumbai Expressway

The construction on India’s longest expressway, the 1,380-km Delhi-Mumbai expressway, is underway. The first phase, comprising 214 km from Delhi-Jaipur-Lalsot (Dausa) and another 100 km between Vadodara-Ankleshwar is expected to be opened to traffic by March 2022, reports Moushumi Das Gupta.

China believes its time has come. But here’s what it hasn’t come to terms with yet

At the 13th round of corps commanders-level talks, India ‘stuck to its stand’ that it’s the Chinese who disturbed the status quo last year but Beijing has only upped the ante, writes Jyoti Malhotra.

Amul cartoon for Squid Game, day off for Money Heist — Indians finally binging world TV shows

With the craze around Squid Game from South Korea and Spanish series Money Heist, Indians are finally exploring television content from across the world and not just American shows, writes Tina Das.

Gen Bipin Rawat’s Russia, US visits show something is changing in India’s military diplomacy

While India has been indulging in military diplomacy since Independence through training of foreign cadets at its military training centres, it was never really fully exploited. However, ever since the Narendra Modi government came to power in 2014, there has been a lot of push on military diplomacy to widen its ambit, writes Snehesh Alex Philip.

Mohan Bhagwat is right, China is the big threat. But his prescription to counter it is flawed

India can fight China, but it needs peace and stability at home. It can’t take on Beijing while re-lighting old fires like NRC or polarising Hindus and Muslims to win elections, writes Shekhar Gupta in this week’s ‘National Interest’.

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