Relatives of a newborn who was wrongly declared dead raise slogans against Max Hospital authorities

An Illegal Act

Above: Relatives of a newborn who was wrongly declared dead raise slogans against Max Hospital authorities The cancellation of the licence of Max Hospital goes...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code: That Sinking Feeling…

As more and more bad debts pile up, the Code aims to resolve issues in a time-bound manner and amend related laws   ~By Mukesh...
Corruption: The Cancer of Society

Corruption: The Cancer of Society

India needs a revolution in order to emerge from the clutches of corruption. Laws should be amended so that bail is not granted to...
PM Narendra Modi inspecting a guard of honour during an NCC rally, in New Delhi. Photo: UNI

Compulsory Military Training: A Country of Soldier-citizens

It would be ideal if all Indians have the attributes and qualities of soldiers so that they are physically fit, motivated and armed for...
Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav is facing a slew of corruption cases whereas AIADMK leader Sasikala was convicted in a disproportionate assets case and is in prison

Criminalisation in Politics: Life Ban is Excessive

Above: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav is facing a slew of corruption cases whereas AIADMK leader Sasikala was convicted in a disproportionate...
Neelam Katara appealed against the judgment of acquittal of her son’s killers and won. Had it been a judgment of acquital, she could never have gone on appeal, and justice would have gone abegging. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Appeals Against Acquittals: Need for Amendment

Above: Neelam Katara (above) appealed against the judgment of acquittal of her son’s killers and won. Had it been a judgment of acquital, she...
Criminal intimidation remains non-bailable in certain states, bailable in others

Remnants of an Old Law: Vetting a Verdict

Above: Criminal intimidation remains non-bailable in certain states, bailable in others Why the SC may want to revisit its judgment in the Aires Rodrigues vs...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Pendency of Cases: Caught in a Logjam

The large number of cases is due to non-application of court pronouncements and the system of appealing against all judgments. Is it time to...
Too late in the day to say privacy is not constitutionally protected

Too late in the day to say privacy is not constitutionally...

Above: A gay pride parade. An affirmative answer on privacy as a fundamental right will reopen other fundamental issues, such as the right to...

Slapped by a Suit

As the resident editor of a major daily, this writer has had his share of defamation suits. Here is a personal account of the...

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