“Read, Read for now I shall say a lot. The evidence of my battle fought. The only way I shall make you learn, I tried a lot when it was my turn.” Hon’ble CJI Dipak Misra shall retire in less than 30 days. His words on word-craft shall be remembered too as his ‘last words’. […]Read more "Pragmatic Realism v. Romantic Idealism v. Recluse Extremism"
Additional Commissioner of Police (III) Shri Supratim Sarkar’s efforts, translated in English, is nothing short of brilliant. He can either be e-mailed at email@example.com or called on 033-22143970. There are several who enquire: why do some prefer watching, reading stories on crime? Are they criminals themselves or Are they learning how to protect, investigate, solve? I […]Read more "The Closet Killer"
George H. Gadbois, Jr., chronicler of 93 Judges of the Supreme Court of India, had this to say once: “When I first wrote to Justice A N Ray requesting an interview, I included a couple of articles I had published earlier. This enabled him to see that I was rather well-informed about him and the Court. […]Read more "The Revival of Ray III"
I am happy that a book finally celebrates Mrs. Gandhi. ‘Did you know Eve Curie, the scientist Marie Curie’s daughter, was a guest at the wedding? And Harivansh Rai Bachchan, the poet? He and his wife, Teji, sang a duet.’ ‘Six months before Operation Blue Star, as troubles escalate, Mrs. Gandhi decides, on a whim, […]Read more "The Woman – Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi"
Karna rejects Shyam’s offer Shyam also met Karna and in attempt to avert war told him what no one else had told him. ‘Know that your birth mother is Kunti. By law, you are the eldest son of the man she married, Pandu. This makes you, by law, the eldest Pandava, with full rights to […]Read more "Consistent Loyalty v. Contextual Thinking"
“Haynes was a role model of mine. He and Greenidge were a pair that would take apart any bowling attack in the world. From the start of the day’s play I had kept a close watch on him. He was sitting in the Sussex dressing room, absorbed in the match. I worried that he might […]Read more "The Haynes Discourse"
“A distinguished South African Judge, Albie Sachs has spoken of the importance of understanding the value of constitutional transformation. In his book titled ‘The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law’, explaining the role of the constitutional court, Sachs has this to say: “It is difficult to analyze the impact that court decisions have on actual […]Read more "The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law"