Photo Courtesy The Hindu

Remembering the Censor’s Blue Pencil

Above: Photo Courtesy The Hindu ~By Dilip Bobb On the anniversary of Indira Gandhi’s emergency, a look back at the 18 months of censorship and...
Inside the Patna High Court record room. The apex court held that if reconstruction and retrial are not possible due to loss of basic records, the accused can be acquitted/Photo: Prashant Panjiar

Court Papers: Mystery of the Missing Files

Above: Inside the Patna High Court record room. The apex court held that if reconstruction and retrial are not possible due to loss of...
National Registry on Sexual Offenders: Keeping a Track

National Registry on Sexual Offenders: Keeping a Track

(Left) Sanji Ram, one of the main accused in the Kathua rape case; BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar has been booked in the Unnao...
A representative image of a gutka shop. The illicit business of gutka in Tamil Nadu is worth several hundred crores

Gutka Scam: Chew on This!

Above: A representative image of a gutka shop. The illicit business of gutka in Tamil Nadu is worth several hundred crores With the apex court...
Arvind Kejriwal (centre) with his ministers Manish Sisodia (left), Satyendar Jain and Gopal Rai at the Lt Governor’s residence/Photo courtesy: twitter

AAP Agitation: Back on Dharna Mode

Above: Arvind Kejriwal (centre) with his ministers Manish Sisodia (left), Satyendar Jain and Gopal Rai at the Lt Governor’s residence/Photo courtesy: twitter Even as the...
“Judges Should Speak Inside the Court Not Outside”

“Judges Should Speak Inside the Court Not Outside”

Above: Former Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde (centre) flanked by Pradeep Rai, senior advocate, Supreme Court (second from left); Rajshri Rai, editor-in-chief, APN News...
India Legal show: Ensuring Citizen Charter is the collective responsibility, say panelists

India Legal show: Ensuring Citizen Charter is the collective responsibility, say...

The latest edition of the India Legal show discussed the ‘Citizen Charter and Transparency’. The show deliberated on whether Citizen Charter was just on...
Budget allocation in Judiciary: Financially Strangled

Budget allocation in Judiciary: Financially Strangled

Despite the crying need for speeding up and modernising the grossly inefficient justice delivery system, a large chunk of the meagre funds allotted in...
Don’t meddle with CBSE

Don’t meddle with CBSE

Above: Children at the morning assembly of a private school in Kerala The new guidelines introduced by the Kerala government for schools under the Board...
Nambi Narayanan, the ISRO scientist wrongly accused of espionage, has double reason to rejoice. The Supreme Court has ensured that his reputation will stand restored and he will be adequately compensated

ISRO Scandal: The “Spy” Who Came in From the Cold

Above: ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan was working on the cryogenic rocket technology at ISRO in Thiruvananthapuram when he was arrested in 1994 Nambi Narayanan, the...

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