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Indian cricket coach: Why Sourav Ganguly is wrong about Ravi Shastri

Indian cricket coach: Why Sourav Ganguly is wrong about Ravi Shastri Anil Kumble’s selection as Indian cricket team’s coach has sparked controversy since Ravi Shastri decided to go public with his disappointment of being overlooked for the job. But there are more rumblings that suggest that... Indian cricket coach: Why Sourav...

Poke Me: GoI wants to stall judges’ appointment “in national interest”, a vague concept inviting abuse

Poke Me: GoI wants to stall judges' appointment "in national interest", a vague concept inviting abuse The procedure for appointment of judges cannot override a judicial verdict. The NJAC verdict is clear. SC struck down the NJAC and restored the collegium system with immediate effect 8 mths ago. The procedure for...

Pay commission hike is all smoke and mirrors

Pay commission hike is all smoke and mirrors The union cabinet’s approval of the 7th Central Pay Commission recommendations on central government salaries have kicked up a storm. One section of the experts question the government right to deliver a bonanza for its... Pay commission hike is all smoke and mirrors

Why all-time playing eleven of cricketers is a humbug

Why all-time playing eleven of cricketers is a humbug Sri Lankan cricketing great, Kumar Sangakkara, and New Zealand legend, Brendon McCullum, both have chosen their all-time playing eleven Test cricket teams. Sadly it doesn’t impress very much. Yes, it is their personal choice of... Why all-time playing eleven of cricketers is...

June 30, 1976, Forty Years Ago

June 30, 1976, Forty Years Ago European Reds Meet The long-postponed summit conference of 29 European communist parties, representing 29 million communists in Europe, opened in Berlin with the Soviet Union pledged to accept diversity in a movement once rigidly controlled by the Kremlin. Party chief of East Germany, Eric Honekar, welcomed...

Centre looks to make it better for employees: Justice AK Mathur

Centre looks to make it better for employees: Justice AK Mathur You have to understand that the government appointed a pay commission with the intention to benefit and make the conditions of the employees ameliorating, says Mathur. Centre looks to make it better for employees: Justice AK Mathur

Reforms focus, corporate topline will keep India growth story intact: Sonjoy Chatterjee, Goldman Sachs

Reforms focus, corporate topline will keep India growth story intact: Sonjoy Chatterjee, Goldman Sachs In the corporate sector, it’s visible through the winners, who are the survivors, versus those who are struggling to make the cut in this revised business paradigm shift, says Chatterjee. Reforms focus, corporate topline will keep India...

Panchayati Raj Ministry: A downgrade for democracy

Panchayati Raj Ministry: A downgrade for democracy Confining it to just the Ministry of Rural Development would be the most retrograde step in democratic decentralisation in over a quarter century. Panchayati Raj Ministry: A downgrade for democracy

Dangerous times in Turkey

Dangerous times in Turkey Tuesday night’s suicide attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport that killed 41 people is yet another reminder of the dangerous times Turkey is living through. Its southern border has become a transit po... Dangerous times in Turkey

Pulgaon fire: Explosive trail mail

Pulgaon fire: Explosive trail mail The deadly fire at the Central Ammunition Depot (CAD) in Pulgaon in May has raised questions about the quality and manufacturing process of explosive TNT (trinitrotoluene). According to official comm... Pulgaon fire: Explosive trail mail

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While extradition isn’t a certainty, there is nothing to suggest that India will fail to bring Vijay Mallya to justice Source : The king of trying times Courtesy : The Hindu - Lead
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