Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicName and shame

Topic: name and shame

SC says there is no law to back UP govt on ‘name and shame’ posters of anti-CAA protesters

A CJI-led bench will now hear UP govt's appeal against an HC order to remove posters identifying those accused of vandalism during anti-CAA protests.

Talk Point: Is crowdsourcing and publishing names of alleged sexual predators fair?

Recent social media lists on harassers in different institutions have become the buzz. We bring sharp perspectives on whether naming and shaming online is vigilantism or brings justice.

On Camera

YourTurn

Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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