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POLITICS

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Supreme Court, Shashi Tharoor, Liberal, Sabarimala

Shashi Tharoor at sea: The 'liberal intellectual' falters on Sabarimala 

His latest argument shows the Congress politician cares more for vote banks, and less for logic.

VARIETY

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Tiger poaching, Leopard deaths, Anupam tripathi, Wildlife Protection Act

The Supreme Court asks Centre to start Project Leopard. After our tiger tales, we can only hold our breath

With poachers being exonerated, man-wildlife conflict rising and the habitat degrading, are we turning deaf to the rapidly muting roars of the big cats?

LIFE

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Pm 2.5, Supreme Court, Cracker ban, Delhi air pollution

Want to continue living in Delhi? Then stop breathing!

Why, post-Diwali, Dante's seven circles of hell are in Delhi?

POLITICS

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NHRC, Collegium, Supreme Court, Election commissioners

Why the Supreme Court is right in reviewing the appointment process of Election Commissioners

A democracy is only as effective as its institutions, and depoliticising key constitutional and statutory appointments is crucial.

POLITICS

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BJP, Supreme Court, Ayodhya dispute, Ordinance on ram mandir

Can the government actually take the legislation route on the Ayodhya dispute? No. Here’s why

The 'law' that the VHP, RSS and various right-wing groups are demanding is unequivocally unconstitutional.

POLITICS

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Ayodhya, Supreme Court, RSS, Ram Temple

Why does the RSS want to take the Ayodhya Ram Mandir issue out of the Supreme Court?

Demand for a law to construct a temple at the disputed site is injustice to the very idea of the legal system.

POLITICS

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Supreme Court, Rahul Gandhi, BJP, Rafale Deal

Is the Rafale gamble good for Rahul Gandhi?

Rafale is not an election-loser. But the display of weak leadership on the BJP’s part is.

POLITICS

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Congress, BJP, Ayodhya, Supreme Court

Why the Supreme Court – and only the SC – must decide on Ayodhya

While fuelling politics, the Ram Temple-Babri Masjid dispute has claimed multiple lives. Even as netas now make threats over it, in a civilised country, only the law should prevail.

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha elections 2019, Supreme Court, Ram mandir, Babri Masjid

Another demolition is on the way over Ram Mandir

The BJP needs to divert attention from real issues to Hindutva. The costs could be great. But when has the BJP cared about that?

LIFE

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Diwali, Smog, Firecracker ban, Supreme Court

Why Delhi's pollution problem is much more than a few hours of cracker bursting

The situation in which Delhi finds itself right now is due to a collective failure of a dozen things. Why blame just one.