Tag Archives: SC

Letter-writer secures win against top judge

Forty-two years ago, textile trader Subhash Chandra Agarwal, then an  engineering student, was miffed with a Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus conductor who refused to give him a ticket for a 20 paise journey. So, he shot off a letter to the editor of the Hindi daily Dainik Hindustan complaining about the misconduct. “When the…

Bolo ‘Bharat Mata ki jai’. Bolo ‘It’s a work of art’

Not that they are sensitive to these things, but the highest court in India has delivered a stinging slap on the menacing faces of the moral police and thought thugs; the connoisseurs who know exactly what we should see, hear, wear, watch, read, write, paint, feel and think. Or else. Maqbool Fida Husain‘s Bharat Mata—a…