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Corruption of the canons of justice

Anna Hazare ended his hunger strike by lauding the victory of the people and stated that the real fight begins now. One can say with reasonable certainty that the fight Hazare was referring to had perhaps nothing to do either with the controversy that has emerged regarding the constitution of the joint committee or with … Continue reading

The fight has just begun

Anna Hazare ended his hunger strike by lauding the victory of the people and stated that the real fight begins now. One can say with reasonable certainty that the fight Hazare was referring to had perhaps nothing to do either with the controversy that has emerged regarding the constitution of the joint committee or with … Continue reading

Getting direct with foreign investors

As someone who has constantly written about further liberalising the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) regime in India, my wait for the bi-annual consolidated FDI policy (Policy) is akin to the eagerness with which Harry Potter fans waited for the next novel from the Rowling stable. As a legal practitioner, one often notes that a lot … Continue reading

Holding the nation to ransom?

Since the release of five¬†Maoists¬†in exchange of an IAS officer and a junior engineer, a debate has surfaced whether the judgment of the Orissa government was an appropriate response to a difficult situation. The home minister was asked by media whether the central government agreed with the state governments handling of the situation. Reports quoted … Continue reading