The philosophy of India’s criminal justice system is based on reform, but in practice, it’s deterrence that gets precedence. Representative Image: Anil Shakya

Prison Reforms: A Life of Dignity Behind Bars

Above: The philosophy of India’s criminal justice system is based on reform, but in practice, it’s deterrence that gets precedence. Representative Image: Anil Shakya In...
Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat (in grey suit) along with Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa in New Delhi. Photo: PIB

Election Commission’s Powers: Give More Autonomy

Above: Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat (in grey suit) along with Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa in New Delhi. Photo: PIB A petition...
Filmstar Rajinikanth with daughter Soundarya and wife Latha/Photo: Twitter

Case Against Wife: Rajinikanth’s Burden

Above: Filmstar Rajinikanth with daughter Soundarya and wife Latha/Photo: Twitter As the Tamil superstar Rajinikanth readies to take the plunge into politics, opponents are likely...
Aadhaar verdict: Summary of the majority judgment

Aadhaar verdict: Summary of the majority judgment

Constitutional validity of Aadhaar upheld by majority verdict authored by Justice Sikri and supplemented by Justice Bhushan, Justice Chandrachud the lone dissenter Conclusions of the...
CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov 1

SC allows “whistleblower” Sana to seek police protection; transferred CBI officer...

Transferred to Port Blair by interim CBI chief, AK Bassi moves Supreme Court challenging order, also wants to testify against Asthana in graft cases Controversial...
Muslim women offering sweets to each other in Lucknow following the Supreme Court order on triple talaq. Photo: UNI

Triple Talaq: Liberating Verdict

Above: Muslim women offering sweets to each other in Lucknow following the Supreme Court order on triple talaq. Photo: UNI In a landmark judgment, the...
Transplants are not only costly surgeries, but also carry huge risks for the recipients as well/Photo: UNI

Brain Death Cases: Killing for Cash

Above: Transplants are not only costly surgeries, but also carry huge risks for the recipients as well/Photo: UNI A doctor in Kerala has filed a...
Uttar Pradesh Mahila Congress workers holding a silent protest over Bulandshahr gangrape, in Lucknow. Photo: UNI

Constitution Bench: Fixing Responsibility

The Supreme Court tackles a contentious issue—what action to take against those in authority making irresponsible statements. With hate speech on the rise, the...
57 BSF Battalion seized around 100 cows at the Assam-Bangladesh border in Dhubri district. Photo: Twitter/@peteralextodd

Cattle smuggling: Milking Security Loopholes

Above: 57 BSF Battalion seized around 100 cows at the Assam-Bangladesh border in Dhubri district. Photo: Twitter/@peteralextodd As cattle smuggling thrives along the Indo-Bangla border...
Criminal candidates: SC rules criminal matters pending must be mentioned in bold letter in election form

Khatna does not involve female genital mutilation, SC told

The Supreme Court bench comprising CJI Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud on Tuesday (August 28) was told by the Senior Advocate...

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