Story of Gen Verma

SATYAM BRUYAT - Justice Katju

Satyam Bruyat This story was told to me by an old Indian gentleman, Gen Verma, who had been in the British Indian Army during British rule, and retired as a Major General. He had been a graduate of the prestigious Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst in England. Almost all Sandhurst …

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Lessons for media from Geneva summit

geneva summit 2021

Geneva Summit: Leading from the front while dealing with media By Vidya Bhushan Rawat Two leaders of two great nations meet at a neutral venue known for its peaceful locales and absolute neutral position the world over. President Joe Biden of the United States and President Vladimir Putin of the …

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Top 10 headlines this night | Mamata Slams Centre Over Efforts To “Control” Twitter

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Steps were taken by the Government to ensure drug availability for treatment of Mucormycosis A sudden increase in the demand has been observed in some States for Amphotericin-B, which is being actively prescribed by the physicians to the patients suffering from Mucormycosis, which has been seen as a post COVID …

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New alcohol-free sanitizer on the way

Hand sanitizer developed by Weinnovate Biosolutions

A Pune-based start-up developed New alcohol-free sanitizer New Delhi, June 14th: India Science Wire: An alcohol-free, aqueous, non-inflammable, and non-toxic hand sanitiser has been developed by a Pune-based start-up that will soon be available in the market. It is environment friendly and gentle on the hands and has been derived …

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What wrong has Twitter done? Explains Justice Katju


By Justice Markandey Katju Twitter has been deprived by the Indian Govt of the ‘safe harbour’ in section 79(1) of the Information Technology Act, which means it will now have to face criminal and civil liability. But what wrong did it do? Explained: What loss of safe harbour means for …

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IIT Delhi to launch new centre for transportation safety


New Delhi, June 16th : Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi is set to establish a new centre named ‘Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Centre (TRIP-C)’ by converting the ‘Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme (TRIPP), which is running at the Institute since 2002 as an interdisciplinary programme. The newly …

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World localization day: Nine out of ten farmers are landless

World localization day

#WorldLocalizationDay: Peasants rise up to demand genuine food-system reforms WORLD LOCALIZATION DAY JUNE 20 2021 A celebration of the emerging worldwide localization movement which aims to restore the community fabric and human-scale, ecological economies, with a central focus on local food systems. Food nourishes life. Our farmers produce more than …

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Netanyahu out: What is for the People of Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu is out A long batting inning is over, and as far as credits are concerned, they are war crimes and corruption for self and for the family, and not for the country or the people. That sums up the ex-PM Netanyahu’s tenure as PM of Israel. His stature had …

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Justice Katju claims, “BJP will win UP and Parliamentary elections”

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BJP will win UP and Parliamentary elections By Justice Markandey Katju Elections are due in 2022 for state assemblies in 8 states in India, including the most important state Uttar Pradesh, for which elections are due in February, 2022. Parliamentary elections are due in 2024. Many people talk of …

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The Aya Rams and Gaya Rams in Indian politics


By Justice Markandey Katju The term ‘Aya Ram Gaya Ram’ was coined after Gaya Lal, a member of the Haryana State Assembly in India changed parties thrice within a fortnight after the state assembly elections in 1967, the last defection being within 9 hours of his previous defection. The …

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New drug for coronary diseases could be in the offing

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New Delhi, June 12th: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)’s Lucknow-based constituent laboratory Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) and Marc Laboratories Ltd, India have come together to develop a new safer drug for heart attack and stroke. They have signed the license agreement for developing drug for coronary and …

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Afghanistan under the Taliban

Justice Markandey Katju

By Justice Markandey Katju I read the article ‘Will Kabul fall to the Taliban’ by Ahmad Faruqui  published in I regret the writer has been somewhat economical with the truth, and has not elucidated what will really happen in Afghanistan when Kabul falls to the Taliban. President Biden …

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