March 7, 2018

Over 10,000 NGOs may lose license : Govt

Over 10,000 NGOs may lose license to get foreign grant: Govt Why in News: Over 10,000 NGOs may lose their license to receive foreign grant as they have failed to give their annual income and expenditure
September 18, 2017

GORKHALAND ISSUE

News: Darjeeling unrest: Army reployed after Gorkhaland protests erupt, GJM rejects Mamata Banerjee's offer for talks Why in news: The army was redeployed after fresh violence erupted in Darjeeling
September 8, 2017

The sixth nuclear test by North Korea

The sixth nuclear test by North Korea on Sunday has provoked a predictable chorus of condemnation and hand wringing in capitals around the world. The test was anticipated, given the shrill rhetoric accompanying
April 28, 2017

Had Elizabeth Gilbert visited Tamil Nadu’s

Had Elizabeth Gilbert visited Tamil Nadu’s capital during the Chennai city phase of her ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ quest, her word for the city would have been ‘bindi’, or ‘pottu’ in local lingo.
April 7, 2017

My Way or Highway

Decades ago, Lon Fuller, the famous American legal philosopher, coined the term “polycentric problems”. Certain social issues, according to Fuller, involved a complex set of interdependent relationships,
March 30, 2017

The Mother of all Disruptions

  Evidence is mounting of the disruptive effects of the recent move to renew currency notes, known as “demonetisation”. Disruption is actually a mild expression. What is happening is a catastrophe
March 14, 2017

Saving the Ghats

The hesitation shown by the Central government in deciding upon full legal protection for one of its most prized natural assets, the Western Ghats in their totality, is a major disappointment. The idea
March 6, 2017

Changing Agrarian Scenario

A picture, they say, is worth a hundred words. Two pictures related to Kerala, though separated by decades and differing in content, speak to us strongly of how we may secure its future. Thus, a photo
February 21, 2017

Koushal Case

December 11, 2016 marks three years from the day on which the Supreme Court delivered amongst its most widely criticised judgments since the turn of the century: Koushal v. Naz Foundation. With the