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Why judges with post-retirement jobs only criticised, why not ‘activist judges’: Ex-CJI Gogoi

Speaking at an online seminar, retired Supreme Court judge Ranjan Gogoi said as long as a judge is ‘true to his functions, post-retirement is okay’.
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We the people must save the software of Indian democracy beyond BJP-Congress whataboutery

The shame of former CJI Ranjan Gogoi’s Rajya Sabha nomination must make us go beyond the present political moment and question our institutions.
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The ‘honourability index’: A look at Supreme Court judges who took post-retirement jobs

In episode 418 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta looks beyond Ranjan Gogoi's nomination to Rajya Sabha to discuss other SC chief justices & judges who took up post-retirement jobs.

CDS Bipin Rawat on military retirement age at 58: Is greying army a good or dangerous idea?

CDS Bipin Rawat said Tuesday that the retiring age of armed forces personnel, those below the rank of officers, should be extended to 58, from the current 37-38.
Central Vigilance Commissioner K.V. Chowdary has said that corruption in the government has fallen under the Narendra Modi government.

India Inc loves retired bureaucrats. Modi govt can stop the stink with cooling-off period

Former CVC K.V. Chowdary’s joining Reliance Industries as an independent director highlights the need for urgent reforms in Indian bureaucracy.
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Below a civil servant’s dignity to apply for a post-retirement job: Former IAS Anil Swarup

Ahead of launch of his book ‘Not just a Civil Servant’, Swarup says Narendra Modi hasn't experimented much with bureaucracy.
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Most Supreme Court judges like to keep their retirement days busy

The trend of retired judges taking up post-retirement posts has drawn heavy criticism over the years.

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Why French President Macron’s clash of civilisations with Islam is misguided

Macron seems oblivious to a deepening problem at home: The old French model, which claimed to be superior to all social systems, is unsuited to an increasingly multi-ethnic society.

Revival in demand & business activity push Indian economy’s animal spirits up in September

Economists attributed the recovery to pent-up demand after a strict lockdown imposed in March hit the consumption of goods and services.


Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addressing the biannual Army Commanders Conference in New Delhi Wednesday | Indian Army

China lacks ‘honest intent’, be prepared for any eventuality, Rajnath Singh tells Army

Speaking in Delhi, the Defence Minister told military commanders that the government will strongly back reforms in the armed forces including setting up of theatre commands.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.