Judges at the International Court of Justice during Jadhav’s hearing. Photo: CIJ_ICJ/twitter

A Foot in the Door

Though the Kulbhushan Jadhav case has been propelled to the international stage and India has won the first round, there is uncertainty over whether...
Madras High Court. Photo: wikimedia.org

A Verdict Coloured by Prejudice

An order passed by a sessions court in Tamil Nadu has invited an indictment from the Madras High Court which called it the “worst...
Reinstated DGP TP Senkumar believes this judgment will discourage state governments from arbitrarily removing officers. Photo: UNI

TP Senkumar: A Hard-fought Victory

The reinstatement of TP Senkumar by the apex court has come as a major embarrassment to the Left Front government and Chief Minister Pinarayi...
The red beacon atop vehicles is a well recognized symbol of the VIP culture. Photo: UNI

Red Beacons: Just a Symbolic Gesture?

Though the ban on these lights from May 1 will not bring an end to the culture of privilege among VIPs in India, it...
The murder of journalist Jagendra Singh in UP highlighted how vulnerable scribes are when they expose corrupt politicians, bureaucrats and businessmen. Photo: globaljournalist.org

Protecting the Pen in Maharashtra

The state became the first in the country to pass a law that lists attacks on media persons and such establishments as a cognisable,...
Monsanto has come in for criticism in India for monopolising seed distribution and for disrupting traditional agricultural practices. Photo: Greenpeaceindia

Monsanto Battle: Tied up in Knots

This American agricultural major’s fight with an Indian company regarding use of its Bt Cotton technology has reached the Delhi High Court    ~By Chandan...
SC tells Centre to constitute Tribunal to resolve Mahanadi water dispute

Can SC issue directions based on parliamentary committee reports?

The centre says the reports are not meant to be used in courts as they do not countenance any contest legally Question referred to a...
The strict conditions laid by the government for law officers are being seen as impractical. Anil Shakya

New rules for Punjab Law Officers

A plea in the Supreme Court has forced the Punjab government to lay down rules for appointing judicial officers, but in doing so, it...
(L-R) LK Advani, MM Joshi and Uma Bharati

Babri Masjid case: An Open-ended Issue

The case takes an unexpected turn as the BJP’s old guard comes under pressure. What are the consequences for the ruling party? ~By Parsa...
POCSO Act, a case for the age of innocence

POCSO Act, a case for the age of innocence

Keeping in mind the vulnerability of children, Parliament initiated a process and came up with the POCSO Act. It came into effect on November...

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