Tag: Indian express

Nirav Modi’s extradition is a vindication of India’s judicial system

On February 25, the Westminster Magistrate’s Court in London accepted the contention of the Indian government to extradite Nirav Modi, who duped the Punjab National Bank of billions of rupees and fled the country when he found the noose around him tightening, saying that the …

How to optimise the vaccination drive

British politician Winston Churchill once said, “However beautiful your strategy, you should occasionally pause and look at the results”. This applies very aptly to the juncture that we are at today in the COVID-19 pandemic. India has done well so far in its fight, but …

Courageous battles in bleak legalscapes

Written by Madhu Mehra The significance of the verdict in the MJ Akbar vs Priya Ramani case is understandable when one considers the dismal outcomes of sexual harassment complaints against men in high offices. Yet, unlike most such cases, Ramani was not seeking legal redress …

The Hindutva Challenge To Women’s Rights

Written by Jyothi S International Women’s day is approaching. But do women in the country have a lot to cheer about? A success story in the Indian Me-Too movement through the Priya Ramani verdict will boost the morale of many and give them courage to …

The second dose—myths and realities

Written By Upendra Kaul and Meera Shah It is a remarkable feat that within a year of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have vaccines against the virus. However, unlike many vaccines known to us, these have to be given twice in quick succession. …