Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicTN Seshan

Topic: TN Seshan

Is ‘freebie’ a disease? What SC hears is out of sync with poor India’s logic of democracy

I agree that free electricity is a bad policy. But why do we get worked up only about policies that offer gifts to ordinary people? Why don't we worry about tax cuts and loan waivers to the super rich?

Did Ashok Lavasa case change it all for EC? Why India needs a TN Seshan: Ex-IAS officer

The election commissioners should have controlled the madness in West Bengal, but their partisan attitude has only strengthened the negative impression about civil services.

‘Only God or TN Seshan’ — why politicians feared the ex-CEC who was an inspiration to many

Present and former chief election commissioners call T.N. Seshan a ‘legend’ for his term as CEC between 1990 and 1996.

TN Seshan, former CEC who cleaned up India’s electoral system, dies at 86

Known for his no-nonsense approach, Seshan is credited with enforcing model code of conduct and bringing in electoral reforms in the 1990s.

A birthday tribute for TN Seshan, the only man alongside God whom Indian politicians feared

Former chief election commissioner T.N. Seshan, who turns 86 today, is credited with cleaning up the Indian electoral system between 1990 & 1996.

On Camera

YourTurn

Ukrainian service members look for and collect unexploded shells after a fighting with Russian raiding group in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv | Repreentational image | Flickr

Ukraine has world’s attention but look around, 2 new flashpoints emerging for US-Russia clash

The Caucasus might witness further militarisation by Russia to hold on to its weaning influence, thereby raising stakes in the already tense environment.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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