Illustration: Amitava Sen

Karnataka HC has upheld the “Right to be forgotten”

The landmark judgement has opened the doors for blocking defunct personal records from free public access on the Internet ~By Ajith PillaiIn this age of...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

PSU Litigation: Tied Up in Knots

Pending litigation between various government departments has shot up to over a lakh cases and there seems little hope of succour, leading to a...
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The Right Person for the Right Job

The MoP between the judiciary and the government should keep in mind various issues before there is speedy disposal of the huge backlog of...

SC reserves its judgment in Jaya case

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its judgement in the disproportionate assets case related to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and others. The Karnataka...
The AP High Court at Amaravati/Photo: Wikipedia

Andhra Pradesh: A Tale of Two Courts

Above: The AP High Court at Amaravati/Photo: Wikipedia Close to five months after the new High Court shifted from Hyderabad to Amaravati, lawyers are...
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...
Mosquito bites have lead to several deaths. The insect thrives in warm and humid tropical conditions. Photo: UNI

One Bite too Many

In a landmark ruling, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission held that a malaria death was an accident and asked the insurer to pay...
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...
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,...
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...

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