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...
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...
Supreme Court. Photo: Anil Shakya

SC Collegium: Smoking the Peace Pipe

The apex court has overcome differences with the government over the appointment of judges. But it is hoped that the national security clause to...

Husband gets divorce as wife inflicts mental cruelty

India Legal Bureau The Delhi High Court recently granted a decree of divorce to a man on the ground that he suffered mental cruelty from his wife. The...
Kasauli Fights Back

Kasauli Fights Back

NGT has summoned owners of 11 hotels in the hill town that have been flouting environmental laws with impunity. The hearing is on March...
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...
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...
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...

Bombay High Court refuses bail to Chhagan Bhujbal

By Neeta Kolhatkar in Mumbai  The Bombay High Court on Thursday rejected the bailsought by NCP leaderChhagan Bhujbalon medical grounds. Bhujbal is in jail after he was...
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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