26-July-2016

the hindu
1.SC allows rape victim to abort 24-week foetus.

Cap on MTP won’t apply when life of woman is in danger: Centre read more

2.Flawed premise, misplaced prescription.

The policy framework of inflation targeting suggested by the Urjit Patel panel is drawn from a foreign context.read more

3.Age of the middleman.

The one constant in our lives was the middleman, who got us what government owed us: birth certificates, driving licences, registration, etc.read more

4.It never trickles down.

The state has become exclusively concerned with the interests of globalised capital and the domestic corporate-financial oligarchy aligned with it.read more

5.No substitute to accountability

Any decision on mob-dispersal techniques to replace pellets needs to be carefully thought through.read more

6.Do not bureaucratise selection of RBI governor.

Rajan has enhanced the credibility of RBI, says former governor D. Subbarao.read more

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1.SC permits woman to abort 24-week-old ‘abnormal’ fetus.

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday allowed a rape survivor to terminate her 24-week-old pregnancy after she appealed to the court saying there was an abnormal growth in the fetus.read more

2.Seeking synergy,Not Ideology.

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a petition challenging 45 per cent as the qualification marks for Scheduled Castes candidates in the Haryana Judicial Service Examination.  read more

3.A proxy War in Kashmir.

In the wake of the recent killing of Hizbul Mujahideen leader Burhan Wani by brave security forces in an encounter,   read more

4.Britain may have left the EU but remains fully open for business,including with India.

I am delighted to be in India again, my first overseas trip since being appointed as UK Minister for Asia and the Pacific, read more

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1.Democracy and the economics of Politics.

Politics and power are intimately linked, the link being money. That observation is trite but still worth noting because the triad of politics,  read more

2.Oli has only himself to blame.

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s resignation became a fait accompli when his continuance in office was dependent on winning a confidence vote in the Constituent Assembly. read more

3.Need minimum qualification for being a judge:SC.

NEW DELHI: In an observation that could have far-reaching consequences, the Supreme Court on Monday said that for selecting a judge, read more

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