Fast-Track Separation

A Gujarat High Court order has waived the mandatory six-month cooling period in granting a divorce. Could it pave the way for quick divorces in...
Rajasthan High Court

Judges under Notice

Above: Rajasthan High Court In a rare case, the apex court issued notices to two Rajasthan High Court judges who retired in 2016 and were...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Rape Case: Compromise, the Name of the Game

Gender stereotypes affect judgments in rape cases as was evident in two recent cases in the Delhi High Court which had different verdicts given...
Delhi HC issues notice to DGCA on overworked crew in commercial airlines

Top judgments of Delhi HC in 2017

~By Kunal Rao There were some interesting judgments in 2017 that need to be recorded for posterity. They range from legal opinion on playing a...
Shyam Sunder Kaushal (right) is running a relentless campaign to seek justice for his daughter, Anjali (inset). Photo: Facebook

Celebratory Firing: A Father’s Tragic Fight…

A tea vendor who lost his daughter to such festivities appeals to the Court to ban them and fix liability for such incidents ~By Lilly...
(L-R) Allahabad High Court; chief justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale

Allahabad High Court: March towards Transparency

Above: (L-R) Allahabad High Court; chief justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale In a significant move, the Court has ordered the installation of cameras to record proceedings...
Parents of children suffering from the after-effects of Endosulfan poisoning stage a dharna in front of the Secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram. Photo: UNI

SC asks Kerala to pay Rs 500-cr for poisoning

The Supreme Court has asked Kerala to pay this compensation to victims of Endosulfan poisoning, giving a ray of hope for their slow rehabilitation...
Red Brigade members on dharna in Lucknow, demanding steps to check violence against women. Photo: UNI

Two rape verdicts: The march backwards

Above: Red Brigade members on dharna in Lucknow, demanding steps to check violence against women. Photo: UNI Two recent judgments came in for criticism as...
Ashutosh Maharaj Case: A Matter of Faith

Ashutosh Maharaj Case: A Matter of Faith

Above: (Left) Ashutosh Maharaj, who is supposed to be in samadhi; (right) the Dera which he heads claims to have 15 lakh followers across...
Justice AK Mittal Case: Cracks in the Collegium

Justice AK Mittal Case: Cracks in the Collegium

The Punjab and Haryana High Court Justice AK Mittal’s elevation as chief justice of the Delhi High Court was delayed twice due to dissension within...

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