Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Case: Tug of War

Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Case: Tug of War!

Above: Nalini Sriharan's death sentence was upheld by the Supreme Court. In 2000, this was commuted to a life sentence/Photo: youtube.com As the centre...
Uniform Civil Code: One Nation, One Law?

Uniform Civil Code: One Nation, One Law?

Above: By taking up the issue of female genital mutilation practised by the Bohra community, the apex court has shown that it is treading...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Abetment to Suicide: Stop the Blame Game!

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence Coming to the rescue of those accused, courts have said they cannot be held responsible for the acts of the...
Litigants cool their heels outside Tis Hazari Courts in Delhi ahead of their hearings/Photo: Anil Shakya

Access to Justice: Revolutionary Road

Above: Litigants cool their heels outside Tis Hazari Courts in Delhi ahead of their hearings/Photo: Anil Shakya  The Supreme Court has taken all kinds...
Shashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar

Shashi Tharoor Case: A Labyrinthine Mess

Above: Shashi Tharoor and Sunanda Pushkar The chargesheet against MP Shashi Tharoor accuses him of abetment to suicide and cruelty but can the Delhi police...
Stone-pelters: Leave No Stone Unturned

Stone-pelters: Leave No Stone Unturned!

Above: A Palestinian protester in the West Bank town of Bethlehem uses a slingshot to throw a stone at Israeli troops/Photo: UNIterrorist Though India has...
Building Bridges

Building Bridges

Above: A five-judge bench led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra passed the judgment recently/Photo: Anil Shakya The Supreme Court’s path-breaking judgment on parliamentary...
Solitary Confinement of death row convicts: Out Of The Hell Hole

Solitary Confinement: Out Of The Hell Hole

Illustration: Anthony Lawrence In a landmark judgment, the Uttarakhand High Court has abolished the practice of solitary confinement of death row convicts ~By Usha Rani Das On...
Special Courts for Dalits: Left High and Dry!

Special Courts for Dalits: Left High and Dry!

Four Dalit youths who were beaten up in Gir-Somnath district of Gujarat for possessing beef. Photo: youtube.com Even as Dalits protested against the dilution of...
Needed, Glocal Worldview

Needed, Glocal Worldview

Legal luminaries agree that to draw foreign investments as well as make India an arbitration hotspot, marrying national interest with an understanding of international...

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