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The Unseemly Noise over Taj Mahal: Judges Wade into Unchartered Territory

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Spread the love           “Either we will shut down the Taj Mahal or you demolish or restore it”, a two-member bench comprising Justices M B Lokur and Deepak Gupta were reported to have said while considering a petition that called for the proper maintenance of the16th century mausoleum, which has over the years changed colour from white […]


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How to Deal with Your Boss?

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Spread the love6          6SharesOur bosses were at our levels in the past. They have also grown to this level through a lot of hard work. Once at that position they probably do not change, it is our perception of them that changes. In this write-up, Preeyan touches upon those areas, which we, as subordinates, need to […]


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Human Rights Justice: Who are the Torture Victims? – I

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Spread the love           Amit, our Editor-at-Large (Europe) analyses role of an India based Non-Governmental Organisation working for the torture victims of marginalised groups (such as Dalits, Muslims) using novel methods of testimonial therapy – employing it for the rehabilitation of torture victims providing voice for voiceless, mobilising human rights movement by bringing narratives of injustices of […]


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The Beginning of an End

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Spread the love           Anumita brings out the agonising pain of a mother contesting her child’s custody in a courtroom, exclusively for Different Truths. “Are you ready, June? – the question was just that. A question. No emotions, nothing else. June got up and straightened her dress and took a deep breath. It is today. Today is […]


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Three Things that made me an Adept Person While I Began to Love Myself

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Spread the love45          45SharesBeing self-compassionate is just about avoiding pleasing others at your own cost or stopping treating yourself too sternly for a trivial mistake you made inadvertently. Ritambhara shares three tips to love ourselves, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Self-love might be a difficult concept to understand as sometimes it is judged […]


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An Invalid Character Certificate

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Spread the love           A loose comments by a senior officer about the character of the author, in the presence of her husband – they are officers in the Assam state services – was humiliating for both of them. Hemashri bares the working of a government department, the insensitivity of some of its officers, lack of respect […]


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Four Years of Modi not a Bad Bargain for Economy: Probity in Decision-Making Seen Restored to a Degree

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Spread the love           The first positive score would be that in four years we have not had one single instance of a major scandal. Accusations of money making on the sly by high functionaries of the state have by and large been absent. In sharp contrast, this is what had dogged the functioning of the immediately […]


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Constitutional Crisis Post-Karnataka Election Results: Supreme Court has set Precedence

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Spread the love           Much has been written about the significance of the Karnataka developments for the wider Indian politics, and whether it signifies the coming together of the major opposition parties to take on the all-powerful might of Narendra Modi-Amit Shah duo. But what is of equal importance is the critical role of the Courts to […]


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Democracy is Dead; Long Live Democracy!

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Spread the love           The truth is that democracy is being murdered in this country every day. No party has the moral right, at least none among the mainstream parties, to criticise any other party for the murder of democracy. Each one has been committing the crime with impunity and citing the precedent set by the very […]


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Adieu Sweet Yeddy, 112 Times!

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Spread the love           The Supreme Court judgement puts to rest at least one anxiety: No horse-trading. With the DGP told to provide security to MLAs till they arrive to vote, the Chief Minister’s hands are tied and the Governor more or less confined to the Raj Bhavan to make faces at himself in the mirror! Here’s […]


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