The Election Commission might be well-intentioned in seeking to ban opinion polls in the run-up to an election, but the move does not seem to be sound in law, and is certainly not desirable in practice.
The practices concerned are most widespread in South Asia and in South Asian diasporas.
The international maritime order will continue to gradually but fundamentally change as new powers acquire greater economic and naval heft.
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Regulatory environment could be more positive for operators, feels Dmitry Shukov, CEO, Sistema Shyam Teleservices.
What distinguishes negligence or lapses in administration from gross negligence or disregard of legal duty is a failure of the government or its law enforcing machinery to take swift action in the face of warnings and forebodings.
The government optimistically hopes for a growth rate of around 5.5 per cent this year, which will be a dramatic improvement over the 4.4 per cent in the first quarter.
If India wants to do better as a nation, it should face up to the truth and change the structure of discourse.
The rise of the Sensex to an all-time high when the economy is in poor shape, points to speculation that could compound the current stagflationary crisis.
Saudi Arabia has expressed obvious anger over these events and over Mr. Obama’s suspension of arms aid to Egypt after the military coup which overthrew the elected President, Mohamed Morsy, in July.
The failure of the executive to frame a legislative framework to address the key concerns has forced the court to step in.
Activists, academics and professionals are now breaching the bastions of the entrenched political classes — the military, big business, the clergy and dynastic families.
A detailed study of the Indian Mujahideen, based on a clinical analysis of curated data, is beginning to pay dividends in understanding when the outfit will launch attacks and who its targets will be.
As global economic power shifts to the east, maintaining prosperity and stability across the diverse Indian Ocean region has become imperative.
Earlier this year, in the wake of the controversy over the ban on Vishwaroopam , the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting set up a committee under Justice Mukul Mudgal to revisit the entire legislative framework.
In the past few days, political parties have vied with each other to lay claim to the political legacy of India’s first Home Minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, and to build their own partisan narratives around the beliefs that are thought to have defined him.
It is important to build a democratic civil-military relationship so that the nation does not face a crisis.
Pakistan is averse to discussing Afghanistan with India, fearing that would legitimise India’s interests in that country. But it would be in the interests of all three to do so.
The foundational work done in the 1960s has made it possible for India to make access to food a legal right. But more needs to be done to sustain the progress.
Following the fury over American surveillance, there now appear to be contradictions between the verbal support for privacy among European leaders and their own policy decisions.