Monday, 4 July, 2022

Topic: kanimozhi

Are leaders from ‘lower’ castes and subaltern groups more corrupt?

An inconvenient question two days after A. Raja and Kanimozhi are acquitted, and on the day Lalu Prasad Yadav is convicted and Jagannath Mishra is acquitted.

Why court acquitted 2G accused: ‘First-come, first-served’ policy was not clear

Judge Saini also said that since there were no ‘proceeds of crime’, there was no offence of money laundering, since there was no money to be laundered.

The jail time of all the 2G accused before their acquittal

A list of the key politicians, bureaucrats, executives and corporate leaders who were accused in the case and the time they spent in prison.

The 2G judgement will impact Tamil Nadu politics

It is a political judgment, coming out of political convenience, because perhaps the current government needs the support of certain people.

From seeking apologies to explanations, what politicians tweeted about 2G scam verdict

A court Thursday acquitted all the accused in the 2G scam. Here's how politicians and political parties reacted to the verdict on Twitter.

After 2G verdict, DMK is no longer an untouchable for BJP

The verdict is now bound to enthuse the DMK cadre and strengthen Stalin, especially amid the crippling confusion in the AIADMK.

2G scam judgment tells India the judicial system won’t hold the influential accountable

I don’t know on what basis the court said there was no evidence. In at least 40 pages of the judgment, the court has reproduced the evidence.

The 2G ruling doesn’t mean Congress is innocent, just shows probe was sloppy

The 2G scam was a real scam– and if it wasn’t for CAG, media, India would have had many more crony capitalists today than there were then.

If 2G verdict had come earlier, Gujarat poll results would have been very different

Former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai and the BJP need to apologise to the nation, says Congress spokesperson.

2G scam: A. Raja, Kanimozhi and all others accused acquitted

The high profile list of people accused in the 2G scam included politicians, bureaucrats and top businessmen.

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.