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Justice V R Krishna Iyer passes into the ages

Justice V R Krishna Iyer, a Left-leaning intellectual who had stood for the rights of the downtrodden and reinterpreted bail jurisprudence as a Supreme Court judge, died on Thursday, December 4.......

The 'Bhishma Pitamah' of Indian Justice

His approach to issues once prompted jurist Fali S Nariman to declare, 'When Krishna Iyer speaks, the nation listens.' Justice V R Krishna Iyer, whose pathbreaking verdicts humanised the law, was......

Justice Iyer apologises for attack on Rahul Gandhi

Former Supreme Court judge Justice V R Krishna Iyer, who had launched a scathing attack on Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, on Monday sent an apology letter to him. "Forgive me if I have......

Working to improve rotten system: Rahul

Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi has reacted sharply to former Supreme Court judge V R Krishna Iyer's letter accusing him of being "silent" on corruption, saying he is working to improve a......

'India can be changed by the new generation'

Fali Nariman, widely recognised as India's finest Constitutional lawyer, once said: 'When V R Krishna Iyer speaks, the nation listens.' Justice V R Krishna Iyer is now 91 years old. Even though he......

PM draws flak for 'indifference' to endosulfan

Noted Jurist V R Krishna Iyer criticised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his "unfeeling indifference" to Kerala's request for a country wide ban on endosulfan, even as Left MPs held a protest in......

Ex SC judge bats for Reliance in Kerala

Former Supreme Court Judge V R Krishna Iyer has said that Reliance should be given a chance to do business in Kerala and suggested that the business house operate through existing retailers.At a......

Fight against corruption: How ordinary people made a difference

The roots of the cancellation of 2G telecom spectrum licences and coal blocks lie in two non-profit organisations - Common Cause and CPIL. In the late 1970s, phrases such as consumer protection......

Chronicle of Supreme Court proceedings and Reliance gas saga

In the past as well, questions have come up about the manner in which different benches of the apex court were constituted to resolve disputes involving the Reliance group, say Paranjoy Guha......

Foolish ant and intelligent grasshopper - 2012 version

Call it by whatever name, the economic system of modern times favors indiscipline of individuals, societies and governments. Remember Aesop's parable of ant and grasshopper? The ant works hard all......

The auto driver who won at Venice Film Festival

'My status in society as an auto driver could never have brought me this glory; it is my writing that has taken me across the seas and brought me fame.' M Chandrakumar shares his success story.......

Usha Uthup's Top 10 Songs

From the evergreen Hare Rama Hare Krishna to the foot-tapping Rambha Ho, Usha Uthup is the Queen of Pop music in India.  Usha Uthup’s signature deep voice makes her a......

Review: Thuppakki's music has nothing new to offer

Pavithra Srinivasan says Thuppakki's music is a rehash of Jeyaraj's earlier tunes. Considering it's the coming together of two giants of the Tamil film industry, Ilaiya Thalapathi Vijay and......

'We all knew we had a great film!'

For Madhu Ambat, the recently announced National Award for cinematography for the Malayalam film Adaminte Makan Abu is his third one. The first one was for the late GV Iyer's Sanskrit film Aadi......

Inidhu Inidhu's music is peppy

Pavithra Srinivasan reviews the Tamil album, Inidhu Inidhu.Following a slew of classy movies comes yet another from Prakashraj's Duet Movies -- Inidhu Inidhu, a remake of the successful youthful......

Ranji: Herwadkar, Yadav tons put Mumbai in command

Mumbai rode on unbeaten centuries from Akhil Herwadkar and Suryakumar Yadav to amass 370 for 2 on Day 1 of their Group B Ranji Trophy match against Gujarat at the Wankhede Stadium, in Mumbai, on......

Ranji: Abdulla, Thakur steer Mumbai to come-from-behind victory

A summary of Wednesday's play in the Ranji Trophy matches at various venues across the country. IMAGE: Delhi's Gautam Gambhir plays a shot during the Ranji Trophy match against Karnataka in......

Ranji Roundup: Herwadkar, Iyer steer Mumbai to 6-wkt win over Railways

Set a stiff task of scoring 295 in a minimum 70 overs, the 40-time champions beat Services with six overs to spare. IMAGE: Mumbai’s Akhil Herwadkar, centre, is presented the man of the......

Ranji Roundup: Baroda thrash Punjab by an innings & 116 runs

IMAGE: Railways's Saurabh Waraskar celebrates against Mumbai at the Wankhede Stadium on Tuesday. Photograph: PTI Baroda inflicted a massive innings and 116 runs defeat on Punjab on the back of an......

Ranji round-up: Karn Sharma bags 6 wkts, but Mumbai take lead over Rlys

Railways leg-spinner Karn Sharma took six wickets, including three off 12 balls, but Mumbai rode on opener Akhil Herwadkar's disciplined knock of 145 to take the first innings lead in their Group B......
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Pacers keep Karnataka on course

Provided by Wisden HS Sharath, S Arvind, Abhimanyu Mithun and R Vinay Kumar picked up nine wickets between themselves. Wisden India Karnataka,... ...
Technology a double-edged sword, says musician

Technology is a double-edged weapon and its judicious use will help us learn many things, says Aswathi Thirunal Rama Varma, popularly known as... ...
Illegal Parking Spoils GCDA's Efforts

KOCHI: The Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA) constructed the Justice V R Krishna Iyer Road at Kadavanthra spending `3.5 crore. For this... ...

Selva Vinayagar Temple: Thiruvarutpa Agaval Parayanam, Railway Colony, 6.30 p.m. Ramakrishna Mutt: Discourse on life of Swami Vivekananda by... ...
Need to clear backlog of cases stressed

Supreme Court Judge J. Chelameswar on Saturday stressed the need for finding an immediate solution to the issue of huge backlog of cases in the... ...

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