News Analysis - Politics




  • Judiciary Accountability Law (November 13, 2006)
    The Federal Cabinet approved in principle to introduce a Judges (Inquiry) Bill 2006 aimed at making High Court (HC) and Supreme Court (SC) judges accountable for actions inconsistent with their position including corruption charges and incapacitation.<More>

  • Justice Vs Judiciary Vs Legislation (October 18, 2006)
    Conviction of rapists, murderers, and terrorists 10 years late and politically-motivated illegal cover-up commission, quota plans, and clemency for some facing death row raise numerous questions and concerns on the Indian democracy.<More>

  • Speaker Trouble (May 24, 2006)
    The Budget-session of the Parliament ended in a controversy about an admonishment motion on a former Lok Sabha Secretary-General for his disparaging remarks on the Speaker and the Opposition opposed the propriety of the motion and the motives for it.<More

  • Commies Say No to Oil Price Hike (May 11, 2006)
    Buoyed by the exit polls that predicted an ultra-left victory in state elections, the communists vowed to stop the Government from hiking oil prices that could force oil companies to absorb a loss of over USD 16.5 billion or $13.5 billion for the exchequer.<More>

  • Shahabuddin Isolated from Party (February 13, 2006)
    Mafia don and Rashtriya Janata Dal Member of Parliament Mohammed Shahabuddin are increasingly isolated even within his own party as more evidence of his terrorist links emerges. <More>

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