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Judges’ appointments—A Welcome Thaw

The government accepting the Collegium’s recommendation for the appointment of nine chief justices of high courts is a welcome step With the government accepting the...
Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh is being kept alive by pumping in water.

Sukhna Lake: In Deep Water

A move to pump ground water into this famous Lake has been challenged in the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Will this help alleviate...
People protesting against the transfer of SP Navneet Bhasin in Bhind

MP government violates SC guidelines

By transferring upright SPs of four districts, the state government has not followed the apex court guidelines which say that IPS officers should have...
NBCC: Lies and deception

NBCC: Lies and deception

The case of the tree activists against NBCC is coming up for hearing again at the Delhi High Court on Thursday (August 30). NBCC’s...
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Sexual Offences: Leering at a Child is Punishable

The Bombay High Court has said that looking at a minor boy or a girl with a sexual intention will invite the provisions of...

Accident on Harley Davidson trial-run leaves Justice Bobde indisposed

Of late, Supreme Court judge Justice SA Bobde, who is in line to become the next chief justice of India after CJI Ranjan Gogoi...

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...

Appointment & transfer of judges

APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES By Pravin H. Parekh Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India   The independence of Judiciary is rightly held by the Supreme Court as the basic...
Armed Forces Special Powers Act: A Suicidal Plea

Armed Forces Special Powers Act: A Suicidal Plea

Above: Activists stage a dharna against AFSPA in Imphal. There have allegedly been 1,528 extra-judicial killings by security forces in Manipur between 2000 and...
A Parsi wedding showcases the unique culture and tradition of the community. Photo: formyshaadi.com/blog

Parsi Divorce Case: I Want to Break Free…

Above: A Parsi wedding showcases the unique culture and tradition of the community. Photo: formyshaadi.com/blog A petition has challenged the constitutionality of the Parsi Marriage...

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