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Sunil Jain

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An apology for justice, where is this going to stop?

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Sunil Jain The West Bengal police clearly erred in arresting BJP youth wing functionary Priyanka Sharma for sharing a morphed picture of the state’s chief minister Mamata Banerjee – her face was morphed on to actor Priyanka Chopra’s body at a Met Gala function... More »

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Reservations: Now merit is even less about marks!

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Sunil Jain Till now, even those opposing reservations for what they did to merit or efficiency were comforted by the 50% cap put in place by the Indra Sawhney ruling, the belief that ‘efficiency’ would be kept in mind, or that reservation would only be for bas... More »

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Apple & Qualcomm are FRANDs again!

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Sunil Jain Given that Apple contributed around 12-13% of Qualcomm’s revenues at the peak, it is not surprising that the two ending their billions-of-dollar lawsuits sent the latter’s stock soaring 23% immediately. Apart from a six-year global patent licensing ... More »

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Defaulters get a boost, NPA-resolution via IBC gets hit

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Sunil Jain By striking down RBI’s Feb 12 circular, SC has made it more difficult for banks to recover loans from defaulters The Supreme Court’s decision to declare RBI’s February 12 circular on resolving stressed assets—defaulters, in plain English—as ultra vi... More »

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Explained: How India can reduce oil and gas imports

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Sunil Jain Going by the latest BP Energy Outlook, for 2019, this is going to continue to rise further, to around 95% for oil by 2040 and around 60% in the case of gas. Despite prime minister Narendra Modi’s plan to cut import dependence in the oil and gas sect... More »