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Why the law on sedition needs to be scrapped

'The best remedy would be to scrap Section 124-A of the IPC, a colonial vestige, altogether.''However, if legislators don't want to do so, they can do two things.''They can formally amend Section......

Right to privacy is deeply linked to national security

Admittedly, EVMs too have a UID number and any convergence of data can make the secret ballot system a party of history, warns Dr Gopal Krishna in the 5th part of his series against Aadhaar.......

Aadhaar Act contravenes right to life and personal liberty

Aadhaar-related schemes and the Aadhaar Act exist on the assumption that Right to Privacy is not a Fundamental Right. The SC's verdict has totally demolished this flawed assumption, says Dr Gopal......

Iran votes to elect President

People in Iran are casting their votes on Friday to elect their 12th President. The polls will have huge impact on the country’s international ties and foreign policy. President Hassan......

My rights end where yours begin

Freedom of speech and expression does not merit debate; it exists with conditions to regulate its use. However, a citizen's rights end where another citizen's begin, says Shambhavi Ravishankar.......

UK High Court hears Nirav Modi plea against extradition to India

A British court on Tuesday opened the continuation appeal hearing in the extradition case of Nirav Modi, who is wanted in India on the charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to an......

Nirav Modi extradition appeal to be heard in UK High Court on June 28

The continuation appeal hearing in the extradition case of Nirav Modi, the fugitive diamond merchant wanted in India to face charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to an estimated......

Verdict on Nirav Modi's extradition appeal likely in Jan 2022

The hearing on Nirav Modi’s appeal against extradition to India concluded with a timetable to wrap up the appeal in the New Year, as Nirav's defence team were granted time until Monday to......

Why didn't HSBC feel the need to apologise in India?

A cross-country journalists’ initiative to identify the account-holders in the discredited institution resulted in the naming of over 1,00,000 of them worldwide, with about 1,000 in India.......

SE Asia ready to build, but will investors come?

Indonesia is seeking European investors for $9 billion worth of water, road, air and seaport projects in what will be a litmus test of Southeast Asian countries' ability to seize on ripe financial......

Emma Watson, Beyonce, J-Law: UK's TOP 10 feminist icons

Has your favourite star made the cut?A nationwide poll conducted by British fashion house Rose & Willard drew up a list of the country's top 10 feminist icons. Founder Heidy Rehman said......

Review: Taken 3 takes logic for granted

The worse thing about Taken 3 is that it hints at a sequel, says Paloma Sharma. I loved Taken. I'm not ashamed to admit it. Taken was special for every girl who, as the cycle goes, felt the......

Adam Levine, Channing Tatum, Bradley Cooper: Sexiest man alive? VOTE!

People magazine has announced its verdict. Your turn now! Australian actor Chris Hemsworth was named the sexiest man alive recently.The 31-year-old joined the esteemed list of some major......

Four years after her death, Brittany's last film set to release

Get your lowdown on what's going on in the world of Hollywood, right here! Brittany Murphy's last film, Something Wicked, directed by Darin Scott, is set to release next month.  The film comes......

Oscars 2011: Winners at a Glance!

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards have been announced. There were quite a few surprises and many more expected nods. Here's a quick glance at the winners, listed in bold:Best PictureBlack SwanMike......

Warner reckons Mankading is 'spirit of cricket issue'

IMAGE: David Warner said batters have only themselves to blame if they end up being dismissed in such a manner. Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images Run-out at non-striker's end remains a "spirit......

Tendulkar welcomes new rule on Mankading; unfair says Broad

IMAGE: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar said he was always averse to the term used for this dismissal as ‘Mankaded’. Photograph: PTI Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday......

Aussie Faulkner banned from PSL

IMAGE: 'It hurts to leave as I wanted to help to get international cricket back in Pakistan as there is so much young talent and the fans are amazing. But the treatment I have received has been a......

Kumble-led ICC committee recommends ban on saliva due to pandemic

'The Committee also noted the medical advice that it is highly unlikely that the virus can be transmitted through sweat' IMAGE: England pacer Stuart Broad uses saliva to shine the ball.......

Buzz: ICC opens anti-corruption investigations into Qatar T10 League

All that's transpired on and off the cricket pitch on Wednesday. IMAGE: (Picture for representational purpose only) Virender Sehwag with Shahid Afridi. Photograph: T10League/Twitter The......
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