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...
Right to Information: Long Haul For Justice

Right to Information: Long Haul For Justice

Above Illustration: Amitava Sen RTI activists Nikhil Dey, Naurti Bai and three others were convicted in a 19-year-old case by a Rajasthan court. They were...
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...
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...
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...
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...
(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...
Congress President Rahul Gandhi with ex-President Sonia Gandhi addressing the media. Photo: UNI

Delhi HC directs Young Indian to deposit Rs 10 crores in...

Above: Congress President Rahul Gandhi with ex-President Sonia Gandhi addressing the media. Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court on Monday (March 19) directed the Young...
Mob-lynching protection bill draft released

Mob-lynching protection bill draft released

 Above: The draft bill on lynching was released at the Constitution Club of India in New Delhi on July 7. Photo: Lily Paul  Youth and...
Important Judgments of 2016

Important Judgments of 2016

From rescuing elected state governments from President’s rule, allowing women into religious shrines and permitting them to terminate pregnancy well past 20 weeks, to...

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