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India’s law and justice framework is one of the last bastions of practices associated with colonial rule(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

HTLS 2019: Make legislation accessible to all | Opinion

By Arghya Sengupta
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2019 05:04 PM IST
In law, language matters. If our conversations for a better tomorrow are to encompass the law, we must be able to make sense of our laws in the first place
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Weak governance capacities of the northeastern states shackle their ability for effective planning and execution(AFP)
Weak governance capacities of the northeastern states shackle their ability for effective planning and execution(AFP)

Realise the potential of the North Eastern Council

By Ashish Kundra
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 08:41 PM IST
The unique character of the northeast, poses distinct cultural, economic and strategic challenges. There is an obvious need for a forum to address the big picture, harmonising competing policy goals, in a spirit of cooperative federalism
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Activists of the Hindu Yuva Chattra Parishad burn copies of NRC list, Guwahati, August 31, 2019(PTI)
Activists of the Hindu Yuva Chattra Parishad burn copies of NRC list, Guwahati, August 31, 2019(PTI)

The NRC is at odds with the citizenship Act

PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2019 06:32 PM IST
In a rush to complete the NRC and identify illegal foreigners, we’ve consciously chosen a procedure that will transform legal citizens of India into illegal immigrants. Isn’t this a matter of deep concern?
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HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank(HT photo)
HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank(HT photo)

HRD plans National Research Foundation

By Amandeep Shukla | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 09:51 AM IST
The NRF’s mandate is to foster research, much like the US’ National Science Foundation does, although it will do this by working almost exclusively through universities and premier educational institutions.
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The official added a caste or community can be declared SC if it faces extreme social, educational and economic backwardness arising out of traditional practice of untouchability.(PTI File Photo)
The official added a caste or community can be declared SC if it faces extreme social, educational and economic backwardness arising out of traditional practice of untouchability.(PTI File Photo)

Debate over Uttar Pradesh move to add 17 OBC castes in SC list

By Smriti Kak Ramachandran | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2019 08:47 AM IST
The ministry, which is the nodal ministry for issues related to SCs, Scheduled Tribes (STs) and OBCs, is yet to formally take up the issue with the state’s Yogi Adityanath government.
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UPSC civil services exam 2019: The Union Public service Commission has extended the last date for receipt of application to 6pm on March 19, 2019.(Agencies)
UPSC civil services exam 2019: The Union Public service Commission has extended the last date for receipt of application to 6pm on March 19, 2019.(Agencies)

UPSC civil services exam 2019: Last date for receipt of application extended

By Nilesh Mathur | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2019 05:02 PM IST
UPSC civil services exam 2019: The Union Public service Commission has extended the last date for receipt of application to 6pm on March 19, 2019.
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Mumbai, India - April 5, 2016: RBI office building in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. (Photo by Anshuman Poyrekar/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
Mumbai, India - April 5, 2016: RBI office building in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. (Photo by Anshuman Poyrekar/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)

Review: The Story of the Reserve Bank of India by Rahul Bajoria

By Sujoy Gupta | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2019 08:39 PM IST
The RBI’s toils and travails through decades of a rollercoaster fiscal ecosystem that saw devaluation, bank nationalisation, bankruptcy, liberalisation, and demonetisation
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