The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Urjit Patel speaks during a news conference after the bi-monthly monetary policy review on October 4, 2016. Photo: UNI

Demonetization: Did the RBI Goof-up?

The PM’s demonetization plan is a political and economic masterstroke but it could boomerang due to lack of preparedness on the part of India’s...
Ashwini Upadhyay

The Litigant Strikes Again

The lawyer and spokesperson for the Delhi BJP, Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, has taken up numerous issues affecting the public at large, and his fight...
(L-R) Delhi High Court; Rameshwari Photocopy Shop in the Delhi School of Economics which was at the center of the publishing storm (Photo: Anil Shakya) - 1

Photocopying isn’t copyright violation: Delhi High Court

While dismissing a plea by international publishers, a recent judgment from the Delhi High Court holds that photocopying portions of text books is a...
Radiologists are demanding changes in the PCPNDT law. Photo: UNI

PCPNDT ACT 1994—Unsound demands

Radiologists are up in arms against the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act 1994 which restrains and criminalizes the misuse of ultrasound machines...
Concrete buildings choking the green lungs of towns and cities. Photo Courtesy: INTACH

A Lake Disappears…

The Haryana and Delhi government deny the existence of the Najafgarh Jheel, claiming it is merely a depression in the ground where water collects....
The laws that have been evolved under the Portuguese rule provide for a host of rights to women. Photo: saviocolaco.com

Uniform Civil Code: Goa Shows the Way

Many of the provisions in the Portuguese Civil Code of 1867 have been retained since it came closest to fulfilling the objectives of Article...
Jharkhand High Court

High Court of Jharkhand rescues a poor student

A poor, differently-abled girl who cracks NEET finds a savior in the court so that she can become a doctor By Prabhat Singh in Ranchi The...

MP’s Jailhouse Rock

The killing of eight SIMI undertrials by the Bhopal police has raised many uncomfortable questions and could lead to a protracted legal battle By...
(L-R) Supreme Court; Neelam Katara persisted with the case despite tremendous pressure from various quarters. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

“Everybody Has a Right to Fall in Love”: Neelam Katara

This gutsy mother’s fight for justice for her deceased son, Nitish, finally came to fruition with the Supreme Court handing out a severe sentence...
GUWAHATI, AUG 20 (UNI)- A wild elephant crosses the NH-37 at Beharbari in Guwahati on Thursday. UNI PHOTO-23U

Stopped in Its Jumbo Tracks

All too often, environmental laws are breached with impunity. A National Green Tribunal ruling has put paid to Numaligarh Refinery’s encroachment into reserve forests...

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