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Supreme Court of India

Nirbhaya Convicts: Hanging in the Balance

Nikita Doval

Nirbhaya convicts and the emotional cost of counting the days between death and legal hope

Half the Battle Won

The question is whether it will be extended to the personnel below officer rank, and to the Navy and Air Force as well

Time to Woman Up

On ridiculous arguments against women in combat and command positions in defence forces

Sharad Arvind Bobde: A Man for All Reasons

Sharad Arvind Bobde takes over as Chief Justice of India at a time when the position is more powerful than ever

Ram: The Ideal Pop Culture Icon

The dynamism and creativity of a people who see Ram as their own prince, friend, son or brother will prevail

The Epic Epiphany

The abiding attraction of the Ramayana to Indian society, and to the Indian mind, lies in the innumerable idealised social relations that abound in the epic. Its importance as a template for social bonds is what is often missed in the textual discussions that preoccupy scholars

Where Did the Temples Go?

Justice has been meted out for a historical wrong. Hindus waited for this moment for five centuries and have taken it with dignified restraint. A majority of Muslims too have understood that they were misled by vested interests and it was wrong to destroy and appropriate the places of worship of others

The Future Is Safe

Handing over of the 2.77 acres in Ayodhya will not spell doom for Indian Muslims

Ram’s Ghar Wapsi

Go to any museum or temple in India. Not one murti or figure from premodern India survives without disfiguration. If there is one, then the only explanation will be that it somehow escaped Muslim marauders

‘Left Historians Misled Indian Muslims on Ayodhya’

“Hindu-Muslim relations over Ayodhya would not have deteriorated to this point if the left historians had not misled and misguided the Muslim group,” says historian Meenakshi Jain

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