Soli J Sorabjee

Soli J Sorabjee
Fun and games in solemn forbidding atmosphere

Courts are regarded as temples of justice where proceedings are conducted in a solemn forbidding atmosphere.

27 Jan 2018

Stop Complaining about our Commendable Judiciary

soli j sorabjee Former Attorney-General of India

05 Nov 2017

For once, fete of lights replaces gun firings at LoC

The struggles and sacrifices of our soldiers unfortunately are generally not well-appreciated. A soldier is regarded as an employee in the Public Works Department.

22 Oct 2017

Supreme Court scores on public trust with its transparency step

Secrecy is the badge of fraud. Sunlight is a good disinfectant. The above norms, applicable in the functioning of public institutions and public authorities, were recently enunciated by the Supreme Co

08 Oct 2017

Intolerance fosters a distorted version of Hinduism

It is reported that Gau Raksha Hindu Dal, a religious group, has issued directives to dhabas and shops to remove chicken and mutton dishes from their menu during Navratri, or face consequences.

24 Sep 2017

Let us reject the belief that dissenters are anti-nationals

Dissent Under Threat: The premeditated murder of Gauri Lankesh, an activist, and the abject failure of the authorities to nab the assailants disclose a disturbing trend that dissent and dissenters are

10 Sep 2017

Dera violence clear case for president’s rule in haryana

The violence unleashed by followers of so-called godman Ram Rahim Singh, a convicted rapist, and the alleged failure of Haryana government to control the situation is appalling

27 Aug 2017

Ansari’s remark on minority insecurity wrongly timed

Hamid Ansari’s Comments on Minorities: I have always admired former vice-president Hamid Ansari’s role in the functioning of the Rajya Sabha.

13 Aug 2017

Some Indians are genetically prone to controversies

Ram Nath Kovind was sworn in as the 14th President of India.

30 Jul 2017

Glad to see opposition, ruling parties unite over China standoff

It was heartening to witness the Opposition’s unequivocal support to the Centre over China border dispute at Doka La at a marathon all-party meeting on Friday.

16 Jul 2017

Handshakes indicate formality, hugs show familiarity

Midnight Roll Out of GST in Parliament: At the stroke of the midnight hour, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was rolled out in the Parliament.

02 Jul 2017

Nirbhaya culprits must hang. The sooner the better

Death Penalty Conundrum: The debate about abolition or retention of death penalty is unending.

07 May 2017

Playing the national anthem in theatres is bizarre

Different Reactions to Trump’s Presidential Victory: The reactions to Donald Trump’s victory in the US Presidential race are diverse and amusing. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations,

04 Dec 2016