What better time than now, in the backdrop and background of the musical melodies of the maestro Saint Tyagaraja’s Pancharatnas, to recall Nani’s dedicated service to We The People.
After Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Vallabhai Patel, Babasaheb Ambedkar, Nanabhoy (Nani) Ardeshir Palkhivala possibly can aspire to be in the league of most influential Indians of the era. A man belonged to not just one but to many generations!
We now have a bench strength of 34 which never sits together as one, but split as benches of 2 or more and hears a variety of causes on their Boards, as picked and chosen by the Chief Justice of India as Master of the Roster.
Lesser mortals may have struggled with Abhishek in this mood.
While other Sabhas have gone digital, in a practically desperate bid, in tune with the times, in the sale of season and daily tickets, Music Academy has not joined in.
Umayalpuram Sivaraman and Sikkil Gurucharan: Its all about Indian classical arts!
We are in the best of times and worst of times, at any given point of time, in the judicial history of this nation. Undeniably, the Supreme Court of India is the most powerful institution in the world.