Arun Jaitley The Indian Express Group
Tuesday 27 November '12The government does not want Parliament to function. It is creating the stalemate
Monday 1 October '12The government misreads the court''s opinion on the 2G case as a victory
Monday23 April '12Judicial gag orders are as abhorrent as executive restraints on the media
Saturday20 August '11In the Rajya Sabha, the leader of the opposition discusses judicial pressure on the separation of powers.
Monday25 April '11Middle-class cynicism misses the central role of Parliament in our democracy.
Saturday29 January '11What legal right does the J&k state government have to detain and deport the two leaders of the opposition?
Saturday29 May '10The ruling party''s love affair with film censorship hasn''t changed since the Emergency....
Thursday4 March '10Nanaji Deshmukh died at the age of 94. Till his death he was an RSS pracharak, a full timer. Very few have possessed the kind of extroverted attitude and dynamism that Nanaji had.
Wednesday27 May '09The voter''s verdict: sober governance helps, shrillness does not. Moderation is a virtue
Friday26 September '08The increased frequency of terror attacks has exposed the vulnerability of the Indian state. The terrorists can strike...
Monday31 December '07Modi proved that if leaders have credibility they can win again and again.
Monday5 November '07The proclamation of Emergency in Pakistan by General Pervez Musharraf, though a cause of serious concern, did not take the world by surprise.
Tuesday21 August '07A debate has been initiated in sections of the media as to whether the recommendation of the chief election commissioner (CEC) for removal of an election commissioner is binding on the government.
Saturday19 May '07The debate on the Vadodara incident has deliberately been conducted in the abstract. But ask: can the works of 'art'' be justified in the name of 'artistic freedom''?
Tuesday27 February '07Ottavio Quattrocchi''s arrest in Argentina can be a defining moment for Dr Manmohan Singh''s prime ministership, says Arun Jaitley. He must choose to uphold both values and the law
Monday7 August '06Despite request under RTI, CBI declines information on freezing, defreezing of Quattrocchi accounts, Central Information Commission says 'any attempt to compile voluminous information will disproporti...
Monday31 July '06Bofors remains the classic example of institutional subversion in India
Sunday25 June '06
Thursday4 May '06It was in July last year that Pramodji, while leaving my room at the Escorts'' Hospital, wished me a speedy recovery and said, "Get well fast, you have to go to Bihar."
Thursday23 March '06Parliament must now amend laws. It owes that to society