Vijayaraghavan Narasimhan

OPEN TO OPINION

Author is practising advocate in the Madras High Court.

POLITICS

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Why protests over Cauvery water sharing refuse to die down

Questions are being raised if the Centre is delaying setting up of the Cauvery Management Board eyeing the Karnataka Assembly elections.

VARIETY

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VARIETY

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How passive euthanasia verdict settles debate between judiciary and legislature

When the legislature and executive do not show inclination to act on certain issues, the people have only the courts to turn to.

POLITICS

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What led to 'conflict' between two benches of Supreme Court

A five-judge bench led by the CJI is now taking up for resolution a conflict between two orders passed by the court.

POLITICS

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Why Centre blocking nomination of two judges to SC collegium sets a bad precedent

In citing seniority as the basis for blocking, the executive appears to be inventing excuses for its political decision.

VARIETY

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FIR against Priya Prakash Varrier: Who is to blame for legally 'targeting' celebs?

The magistrates being the repository of power and jurisdiction are required to 'apply their minds' and refrain from entertaining such complaints.

MONEY

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Why Opposition needs to ask Modi government for a white paper on PNB scam

The central government must be made accountable for Vijay Mallya's flight from India along with Nirav Modi's fraud.

POLITICS

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What Rajinikanth, the outsider, joining politics means for Tamil Nadu

In 1996, a rank outsider is what the voter wanted, to dump the known devils in the political space. But 2018 is different.

POLITICS

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Lakshmi, not TTV Dinakaran, won RK Nagar by-poll

TTV relied on the honesty and integrity of the Tamil voter, who will not break her promise after accepting money.

VOICES

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