Author : Poonam I Kaushish


Just another patriotic song?

Just another patriotic song?

Feb 24,2017 , 04:14 AM IST | Opinion
A tempest in a teapot! That is the sum total of the zero sum charade over another petition in the Supreme Court to grant equal respect to national song Vande Mataram as given to the national anthem  notwithstanding that this issue has been dealt with twice earlier. But like the proverbial bad penny, it continues to pop up intermittently. No matter that in turn our netas are only making this beauti
Why this Kolaveri Di?

Why this Kolaveri Di?

Nov 18,2016 , 03:54 AM IST | Opinion
18th Century French Queen Marie Antoinette famously quipped, “Give them cake if they don’t have bread.” Three centuries later, Prime Minister Modi has turned this on its head: Eat banned notes if you don’t have dal roti! 
Is the Constitution supreme?

Is the Constitution supreme?

Oct 21,2016 , 04:03 AM IST | Opinion
Till yesterday Ishrat Jahan a young mother of four whose husband divorced her on the phone was a nobody. Today, she is hogging media TRP ratings, thanks to moving the Supreme Court on the grounds that divorce through spoken words violates her fundamental rights and wants abolition of the draconian triple talaq. 

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