Five stories that we think you should not miss this weekend
GN Bureau | April 29, 2016
“My Lords, yours is a strange world indeed. Your year comprises of five months, your week comprises of five days and your day comprises of five hours.” It was 1866 when Lord Chelmsford, the viceroy and the governor general of India said those words while inaugurating the Allahabad high court. Now, the foremost judicial institution of Uttar Pradesh completes 150 years of existence, and so does the debate over long court vacations.
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Recalling the life of a disillusioned separatist who was the precursor to today’s ‘masterminds’
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How Article 356 continues to be misused in political battles. The judiciary has set precedents but they do not provide adequate relief
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The inside story of how India’s largest coal producer played on the strengths of the public sector to revive its fortunes
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The organisation is asking young voters to use NOTA as political parties participating in the ongoing assembly polls have no policy on love marriages
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Did the Rajasthan health department do the right thing by sending data on Muslim staff to centre?