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New Delhi: The Supreme Court’s order upholding the Constitutional validity of Section 377 of the IPC raises uncomfortable questions over the Constitutional validity of Constitution itself, as it basically has ‘Founding Fathers’ only, if you get our drift. Anyway, according to legal experts, the biggest worry on Section 377, which seeks to come down on [...]

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After the Supreme Court decision to uphold Section 377 that criminalizes homosexuality, the first casualty  of the Victorian era law was a wheat trader in Delhi who was shouting ‘gay hoon, le lo!!  gay hoon, le lo!!’ which translates to ‘Pick my wheat’ but was misconstrued by law enforcement authorities to be ‘I am homosexual, [...]

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Not wanting to take any chances before they question Tarun Tejpal in the sexual assault case, the Goa Police have requested Union Minister of State for HRD and litterateur par excellence, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, to act as an interlocutor during the interrogation. The Goa police have been going about the case meticulously, gathering all the [...]

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Cobrapost and Gulail.com’s expose on Narendra Modi aide Amit Shah has stirred up a hornet’s nest, with accusations of illegal use of state machinery for snooping on a woman. Whether or not this will hamper Modi’s prospects in the upcoming General election is yet to be seen, but the controversy did result in Amit Shah’s [...]

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The government is mulling re-induction of Ashwani Kumar into the cabinet as the Law Minister so that he can proofread the CBI director’s speeches, reports and even Tweets and Facebook updates. Ashwani had earlier been sacked after attracting widespread criticism and censure for ‘proof-reading’ Ranjit Sinha’s interim report on alleged irregularities in allocation of coal [...]

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Having begun excavations for gold in Unnao, UP at the behest of a sadhu’s dreams, the Congress is considering other dream proposals from the seer. The sadhu has sworn that the persuasive king in his dreams, who has a penchant for recommending digging, was Diggi Raja, following which he has been hired by the Congress [...]

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In what is a case of a scam within a scam, former coal secretary PC Parekh has alleged that there is scam in the allocation of blame in the coal block allocation scam. The media is now expecting to uncover another scam within this scam in a never ending series of nested scams from the [...]

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The recent Raghuram Rajan committee’s report on the ‘Composite Development Index of States’ has caused consternation and glee (yes, Nitish Kumar) in equal parts among one and all – especially for placing Gujarat in the ‘Less Developed’ States category. The report was soon ridiculed by some while some others questioned the data and methodology. So [...]

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In an unusual move, the Indian government today preemptively condemned a possible Nairobi-style terror attack on an Indian mall. Home Ministry spokesperson Mr Thakahua Singh admitted that if prior incidents are anything to go by, it is probable that the devastating attack in Nairobi will inspire similar attacks in India. Mr Singh expressed hope that [...]

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Fresh from launching the proposal to carve a new Telangana state, the UPA government has decided to rename Uttar Pradesh as Gujarat, so that the media can continue to do stellar job of saturation coverage about the Gujarat riots for many more decades to come. “Things were going awesome so far, what with riots being [...]

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