Modi in France: Low key dreams and drools over juicy military and nuclear contracts

Jamsheed Rizwani Paris: Namo comes to the land of liberty equality and fraternity…..with his MAKE IN INDIA sales pitch…. The European Union and France have not really forgotten the 2002 Gujarat riots… But as usual in such encounters, it will be more a nation to nation economic driven dialogue than a celebration of political affinity. France… Read More Modi in France: Low key dreams and drools over juicy military and nuclear contracts

Meeting of judges on a holy day for a minority sparks a debate

Jamsheed Rizwani  Prominent Indian newspaper The Hindu today published a news item with the heading “Holidays on holy days?” pointing out “to many the exchange of letters between Justice Kurian Joseph of the Supreme Court and the Chief Justice of India (CJI), H.L. Dattu, might seem a trivial issue. But was it really so? Justice… Read More Meeting of judges on a holy day for a minority sparks a debate

Let there be fireworks on five star activism, introspection, scrutiny and Judicial Reforms

Our World Our Times Anoop Swarup The issue of five star activism and what drives the judiciary has been raked up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and it has become a subject matter of intense debate particularly on new media. The issue does stir up a hornet’s nest and underscores the need for a closer look at the… Read More Let there be fireworks on five star activism, introspection, scrutiny and Judicial Reforms