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GN Bureau | April 29, 2016


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“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.
READ: Judiciary summer breaks: The jury is out


Recalling the life of a disillusioned separatist who was the precursor to today’s ‘masterminds’
READ: Amanullah Khan: a terrorist who did not look like one


How Article 356 continues to be misused in political battles. The judiciary has set precedents but they do not provide adequate relief
READ: ‘The dead letter’ comes alive once again


The inside story of how India’s largest coal producer played on the strengths of the public sector to revive its fortunes
READ: The Coal India Saga


The organisation is asking young voters to use NOTA as political parties participating in the ongoing assembly polls have no policy on love marriages
READ: No love policy, no vote policy of Love Commandos



 

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