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How the Parsis Shaped Theatre in Colonial Bombay

Flops, frauds or community disapproval did not prove obstacles to the growth of the theatre enterprise. Elphinstone Circle in Bombay in the 1870s. Photo: Lee-Warner Collection/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA When one thinks of Horniman Circle – the ring of elegant old buildings in south Mumbai – today, several associations spring to mind: the glossy storefronts of Starbucks and Hermes – the temples of neoliberal globalism; men snoozing on the garden’s shaded benches – a respite from...
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The pioneering lawyer who fought for women’s suffrage in India

Amid the pandemic gloom, it is easy to forget that the year 2020 marks an important anniversary for women’s rights. In the US, it has been 100 years since women cast their votes for the first time. A century ago in the United Kingdom, the first female law students were admitted to the Inns of Court. At Lincoln’s Inn in London, one of those students, Mithan Lam, was an Indian. In 1924, she became the first woman to be allowed to practise law in the Bombay High Court, shattering one of the thickes...
Tags: England, London, Supreme Court, Life, India, US, San Francisco, History, Bbc, Britain, United Kingdom, Lincoln, Kashmir, Lse, Bombay, Tata


Madras High Court Personal Staff Vacancy Recruitment 2020-21

Recruitment of Personal Staff Vacancy in  High Court Madras Applications in the prescribed format through online mode are invited for filling up the following Personal Staff Sarkari Naukri vacancy posts of Personal Assistant to the Honourable Judges (ii) Personal Assistant to the Registrars and (iii) Personal Clerk to the Deputy Registrars in the Madras High Court Service in High Court of Madras at Chennai (Tamil Nadu) (Advertisement no. 159/2020) Madras High Court Personal... Please Click o...
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Kesavananda Bharati Case And Friendship Between Nani Palkhivala & HM Seervai

Remembering an episode form legendary jurist Nani Palkhivala’s life on his 18th death anniversary When Nani Palkhivala entered the Supreme Court to argue Kesavananda Bharti, India’s future rested on his shoulders. The case was to be heard by a mammoth bench of 13 judges, and their decision would decide the fate of the largest democracy in the world. Palkhivala knew that this was to be an uphill battle, especially because he was to go up against a celebrated jurist and his long-time friend from B...
Tags: Supreme Court, Life, India, History, Parliament, Mumbai, Bombay, Madras, Oxford University Press, Kerela, Bombay High Court, Kanga, DE, Nani Palkhivala, Palkhivala, Jamshedji Kanga


Tamil Nadu bans online bets, rummy and poker; exempts games of skill

Days after the Madras High Court first spoke up on online gambling in Tamil Nadu, the state government on November 20 passed an banning online gambling in the state, making wagering or betting, including playing rummy and poker, punishable by imprisonment of two years, a fine of up to ₹10,000, or both.  The AIADMK government, led by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, young people being cheated and numerous suicides due to wagering online as prompting the ban. The chief amendments have...
Tags: Travel, News, India, Gambling, Poker, DSP, Bcci, Virat Kohli, Online Gambling, Tamil Nadu, Madras, Madras High Court, AIADMK, Sourav Ganguly, Rummy, Edappadi K Palaniswami


Tamil Nadu govt working on modalities for law banning online gambling, state govt says: Report

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday told the Madras High Court that it is working on a law banning or regulating online gambling, which Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami had announced earlier this month after the court first called for regulation. The Additional Advocate General for the state, Sricharan Rangarajan, said the state government may have to pass an ordinance to this effect, as the state assembly is not in session. This was first reported by Bar & Bench.  The cour...
Tags: Travel, News, Gambling, Virat Kohli, Online Gambling, Tamil Nadu, Madras, Telangana, Board of Control for Cricket in India, Madurai, Andhra Pradesh, Madras High Court, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Mukul Rohatgi, Sourav Ganguly, Rummy


Tamil Nadu to ban online gambling, will bring legislation soon

Tamil Nadu will take steps to ban online gambling, the state’s chief minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami announced on Thursday. Palaniswami said that a legislation would soon be brought in that will deem all those who “conduct and indulge in online gambling” as criminals, reported multiple media outlets, including The Hindu and The News Minute. Tamil Nadu will be the latest state in the country to take action against online gambling and real money gaming; neighbouring Andhra Pradesh had recently ta...
Tags: Travel, News, Poker, Delhi, Virat Kohli, Online Gambling, Tamil Nadu, Delhi High Court, Chennai, Madras, Telangana, Madurai, Andhra Pradesh, Coimbatore, Madras High Court, Jayalalithaa


Madras HC calls on The Online Rummy Federation in pleas against online gambling services

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday issued notice in two petitions seeking complete bans or directions against online gambling, including online rummy services. With increasing usage, online gambling, online rummy, and related services have faced a spate of challenges in the courts — these challenges are simply the latest.  In the first petition, filed by a Mohammad Rizvi, the court issued notice to Virat Kohli, BCCI chief and former cricketer Saurav Ganguly, as well as to T...
Tags: Travel, News, Gambling, Virat Kohli, Online Gambling, Trai, Tamil Nadu, Kohli, Madras, Telangana, Madurai, Andhra Pradesh, Madras High Court, Rizvi, Sourav Ganguly, Ganguly


Madras high court issues legal notices to Virat Kohli, Sourav Ganguly and some actors for endorsing fantasy league apps

https://trak.in/tags/business/2020/11/04/high-court-slaps-legal-notice-to-virat-kohli-sourav-ganguly-for-promoting-online-sports-app/The Madras High Court, issued notices to Virat Kohli, Sourav Ganguly and some notable film actors for promoting online sports apps that have made youngsters gamble for money. Hearing a petition filed by Advocate Mohammed Rizvi alleging that online gaming has adverse effects on children and is leading to addiction and is forcing people to commit suicide, the court b...
Tags: Business, News, Madras, Madras High Court, Online Gaming, Fantasy League, Virat Kohli Sourav Ganguly, Mohammed Rizvi


Aarogya Setu’s organisational chart included govt officials, pvt volunteers, as per MEITY memo from April

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) had appointed the Director General of National Informatics Centre (NIC) Dr Neeta Verma as the “Mission Chief” of the entire Aarogya Setu system, a MEITY office memorandum dated April 8 reveals. The same memo names Vikalp Sahni, co-founder of Goibibo and Rahul Goyal, senior vice president of Goibibo, as the “MMT – Volunteers – Technology & Operations” who executed the app and coordinated with the team of engineers to manage operations...
Tags: Travel, News, BJP, National Security, National Security Council, Madras, Singh, Home Ministry, IIT, Abhishek Singh, Google India, Mani, National Informatics Centre, Goibibo, National Informatics Centre NIC, Neeta Verma


As jets take charge of fire-bombing missions, the 62-year-old piston-powered Tanker 60 takes its last flight over Oregon

The Erickson Aero Tanker 60. Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren As jets take over as fire-bombing aircraft, the piston-powered Douglas DC-7 plane, aka "Tanker 60," is going into retirement. This Eastern Air Lines plane was built in 1958 and spent its early years flying up and down the East Coast and to the Caribbean. In the 1970s, the plane was gutted and refit to be a air tanker and fire bomber, used to drop fire retardant from above, and has since spent over 40 years fighting fires. On October 14, Ta...
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India: Update: After Madras HC, Gujarat HC Draws Attention Of The State Government To Online Gambling And The Need To Regulate Them In Larger Public Interest - Khaitan & Co

On the heels of the Madras High Court verdict in D Siluvai Venance v State which sought to address the regulatory void in the online and virtual gaming space, the Gujarat High Court has pursuant to its judgment in the case ...
Tags: News, India, Gujarat, State, Madras, Madras High Court, Gujarat High Court, Larger Public Interest Khaitan amp ; Co, Siluvai Venance


DoT committee recommends that BSNL 4G core be Indian, with source code audits: Report

A Department of Telecommunications-constituted committee has said that BSNL’s 4G network should be built by Indian companies and be subject to source code audits, the Economic Times reported. BSNL, which does not offer 4G nearly anywhere, had a tender for its 4G infrastructure cancelled in the aftermath of the Indo-Chinese border skirmishes, and a newer version is reportedly in the works that would make Chinese telecom gear makers like Huawei and ZTE ineligible. This report comes a day after the...
Tags: Travel, News, China, 4G, Huawei, ZTE, Committee, Economic Times, Madras, Kanpur, BSNL, MTNL, Department of Telecommunications, ITI Limited The committee


MEITY launches ‘Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge’ for students and startups, offers Rs 4.3 crore in support

IT Minister RS Prasad on Tuesday launched the “Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge” to provide “further impetus to the strong ecosystem of start-up, innovation, and research in the country”. The challenge was launched under the Aatmanirbhar Bharat program, which calls for self-reliance. The initiative is aimed at pushing India to meet its future requirements in strategic and industrial sectors, but it also “has the potential to mitigate the issues of security, licensing, technology obsolescence an...
Tags: Travel, News, India, Madras, Indian Startups, MeitY, RS Prasad, Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, Center for Development of Advance Computing CDAC


Unravelling the claims over Aarogya Setu’s vulnerabilities

On Wednesday, Security Brigade, an Indian information security company, published a now rescinded blog post detailing how it found certain security vulnerabilities in how Aarogya Setu’s code is managed, and informed CERT-In, NIC CERT (which is different from CERT-In) and the Aarogya Setu team about it, but got no response. This prompted the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to “widely circulate a statement” denouncing the company that was later retracted, as per a Hindustan Time...
Tags: Travel, Google, News, NIC, Mumbai, Hindustan Times, Madras, Singh, Data Security Council of India, Abhishek Singh, Medianama, NASSCOM, Kadakia, MeitY, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Yash Kadakia


Microsoft-TikTok: On Global ambitions, Geopolitics, IPO plans, Big Tech and the splinternet

It’s official: Microsoft is in talks to buy the TikTok business from ByteDance in four countries: the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. This comes a day after US President Donald Trump told reporters on-board Air Force One that “As far as TikTok is concerned, we’re banning them from the United States”. President Trump was not in favor of a US company buying Tiktok, but and was considering an executive order to ban it. However, as per Microsoft’s statement (reproduced in full belo...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, UK, News, Supreme Court, Microsoft, China, India, Satya Nadella, US, Social Media, Linkedin, Eu, Bloomberg, United States, United Kingdom


Lawyer files PIL in Madras HC seeking pre-censorship of social media, OTT platforms

Advocate K Suthan on Monday a PIL in the Madras High Court asking for a pre-censorship authority for social media and OTT platforms. The Times of India first reported on the petition. Six other high courts have heard cases asking for censorship of streaming services, and those courts have largely either dismissed the cases or deferred hearing on them as a similar case is pending before the Supreme Court. Suthan’s case stands out for its inclusion of user-generated content in the demanded scope...
Tags: Travel, News, Instagram, Censorship, Social Media, Netflix, Hindu, Tamil Nadu, Médias, YouTube Channel, Madras, Times of India, Muruga, YouTube Facebook, Petitioner, Madras High Court


How the first English novels by Parsis were written in the backdrop of the plague and politics

The histories of the novels ‘My Friend, The Barrister’ and ‘Pootli, A Story of Life in Bombay’ The library of the University of Mumbai, housed in an 1870s edifice flanked by the Rajabai Tower, is perhaps the grandest repository of literary treasures in the city. Shelved under its lofty vaulted wooden ceiling are the last surviving copies of many obscure Bombay publications in English, Marathi, Gujarati, Persian and Urdu. Article by Murali Ranganathan | Scroll.in In the early 1900s, the collect...
Tags: Europe, Books, UK, England, London, Congress, Life, India, Bombay, Great Britain, Calcutta, Gandhi, Hindustan, Madras, Lizzie, Times of India


P. D. Patel: My Fifty Years in Burma

Mitra Sharafi, a legal historian writes in… I am very excited to say that P. D. Patel’s My Fifty Years in Burma (Rangoon, 1954) is now up on my website. This remarkable out-of-print memoir tells the life story of a Parsi lawyer who survived the Japanese occupation of Burma in WWII. Thanks to to Zareer Sam Ruttonsha, Firdaus Sam Ruttonshaw, Semine Jal Patel, and Rubina Jamshed Patel for sharing this scan. MY FIFTY YEARS IN BURMA With a view to find a suitable place to settle d...
Tags: London, Life, History, Burma, Royal Hotel, Thomas Cook, Peshawar, Rangoon, Stewart, Calcutta, Madras, Patel, Parsi, Surat, Kalaw, Chisa


J-POD || Podcast || “National newspapers devote 0.67% of front page to 69% of India. Corporate media is the bed on which religious and market fundoos cohabit. Morons are reworking labour laws” || P. Sainath

Less than 2% of India’s population is invested in stocks and mutual funds. Yet, India has at least half-a-dozen business newspapers in English. And just as many business news channels. Every newspaper in every language, in every part of the country, has a page—or half of page—dedicated to business news. Or what they think is business news. Not surprisingly, when the exodus of migrant labourers began from the big cities after the lockdown was announced on March 25, the news media was as surpri...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hong Kong, Europe, Usa, Media, Supreme Court, Congress, India, Arun Jaitley, BJP, Narendra Modi, US, Spain, United States, Ireland


16 best Indian food restaurants in the San Fernando Valley for takeout, delivery

Uber Eats recently released its updated list of the most requested dishes across America. French fries continue to hold the top spot — and have since the first list was revealed. But not far behind are garlic naan and chicken tikka masala, with chicken tikka masala coming in at the top here in California. Not tacos. Not sushi. Not Chinese chicken salad. Chicken tikka masala. Indian food reigns when it comes to our takeout. One great irony is that the much-loved Indian dish…is little-known in Ind...
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Book Review : 'Fall Like a Rose Petal' by AVIS Viswanathan - A book that will take you to realities of life!

Rose Petals Does not leave the fragrance of the hands  that have once held them even after they have fallen to the ground! Author - AVIS Viswanathan Exactly, this is the similar impact and feeling as I finished reading AVIS's book 'Fall Like a Rose Petal'.    Its been few days since I finished reading and did not actually get time to pour out to the lessons that book had reminded me rather.  Given all the hectic and erratic work schedules I have, reading a book at a stretch is mos...
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Madras HC issues notice to govt over discounts to FASTag users

The Madras High Court, on March 6, directed the Centre and the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to respond to a January circular that gave discounts on return journeys only to FASTag-equipped vehicles. On January 15, 2020, NHAI had issued a policy circular restricting discounts on return journeys (made within 24 hours) only to vehicles […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Transport, Rfid, Madras, Nitin Gadkari, Madras High Court, Digital Payments, NHAI, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Madras HC, National Highways Authority of India NHAI, Fastag


IIT Madras denies being targeted by ransomware

IIT Madras was not hit by a ransomware attack last week, Rashmi Uday Kumar, the Assistant Registrar (PR and Communications), told MediaNama. She said that email service was down for a few hours last week, but the issue has since been fixed. She refuted a New Indian Express report that said that hackers had encrypted […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Ransomware, Communications, Madras, IIT Madras, New Indian Express, Rashmi Uday Kumar, MediaNama She


A Temple with a Dargah within - Sri Angala Parameswari Temple, Chintadripet

Angala Parameswari Temple, Chintadripet Chinna Thari Pettah, known commonly as Chintadripettah was a planned township, created by  President George Morton Pitt, out of Sunku Venkatachalam (Sunku Rama)'s garden in 1734. Weavers, spinners, painters, washers and dyers along with priests, attenders, cleaners and scavengers were moved from Madurai and Udayarpalayam to produce indigo, long cloth and gingham for the British market.  Sunku Rama had been the Chief Merchant of the East India Co...
Tags: Religion, Council, Pitt, Madras, Madurai, Collett, East India company, Cooum temples, Vijayanagara, Dargah, Varada, Angalamman, Fort St George, Angala Parameswari, Chintadripet Temples, Madras Temples


Weekend in Chennai

Located on the Bay of Bengal in India, Chennai is a vibrant city that’s home to an array of unique attractions. Even if you only have a weekend in Chennai, take a look at this itinerary and ideas for spending 2 or 3 days in Chennai to see how you can enjoy all the city has to offer. Mamallapuram Beach Friday Evening Friday evening starts your 72 hours in Chennai. Start with dinner at Pan Asian, a delicious Asian fusion restaurant with fine decor and rich, spicy dishes. You’ll also like South...
Tags: Travel, India, Italia, Itc, Weekend, Expedia, Tamil Nadu, Chennai, Shiva, Madras, St Thomas, Bay of Bengal, Nalli, Barbeque Nation, Marina Beach, India Chennai


Faculty Vacancy Recruitment in IIT Madras 2019

Recruitment of Faculty Vacancy in IIT Madras 2019 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras at Chennai (Tamil Nadu) invites online applications from Indian Nationals with an established record of independent, high-quality research and commitment to teaching and research for following latest Government Job vacancy for Faculty positions as Professor and Assistant Professor... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (Manisha)]
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Supreme Court transfers all Aadhaar-social media cases to apex court; hears arguments on encryption

The Supreme Court has allowed transfer of the Madras HC petition for Aadhaar and social media linkage to itself, along with similar petitions pending before other high courts. After hearing arguments around encryption and intermediaries — which are issues under discussion in the Madras HC — the court directed the lawyers to submit a list […] ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, News, Supreme Court, Social Media, Madras, Facebook transfer petition, WhatsApp traceability case


Comment on chicken tikka masala by Ali B

Ok, I love Deb. I love Indian food. I love GBBO — and Chetna was amazing! (P.S. Also agree with you, Deb, I only liked the original cast with Mary Berry, Mel, and Sue!
Tags: Food, Deb, Madras, Chetna, Mary Berry Mel, Ali B


ExxonMobil signs five-year biofuel research deal with Indian Institute of Technology

In India, ExxonMobil said that it has signed agreements with the Indian Institute of Technology locations in Madras and Bombay, further expanding its extensive portfolio of research collaboration with India’s universities. The five-year agreements focus on progressing research in biofuels and bio-products, gas transport and conversion, climate and environment, and low-emissions technologies for the power and industrial sectors. The agreements will partner the institutes’ areas of expertise wit...
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