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...
MNCs Should Do CSR Activities: CJI

MNCs Should Do CSR Activities: CJI

Above: Justice AK Sikri of the Supreme Court speaking at the seminar Legal luminaries said at a meet that profits maximisation should not be the...
“Can an actor be held liable for the dialogues?” asks Delhi HC

The Pension Parity

Above: The Delhi High Court A petition, filed by a retired high court judge, seeks parity in pensions vis-a-vis judges who have been elevated from...
The Male Club - India Legal

The Male Club

Above: Women advocates on the Supreme Court lawns/Photo: Anil Shakya On the eve of Women’s Day, with Indian women surging ahead in all fields, the...
SC Order to Maharashtra: Caught in a Bind

Caught in a Bind

Above: Members of the Dhangar community demanding reservation from the Maharashtra government in Mumbai/Photo: UNI An apex court order to sack those who forged caste...
A Mahila Mandal in progress in Durgaganj, Uttar Pradesh. Photo: UNI

Section 56 of CPC: Lend Her a Helping Hand

Above: A Mahila Mandal in progress in Durgaganj, Uttar Pradesh. Photo: UNI Poor women and widows are often at the mercy of small and micro-loan...
Pragya Singh Thakur will now face less stringent charges in the 2008 Malegaon blast case

Protecting the Lawless

Above: Pragya Singh Thakur will now face less stringent charges in the 2008 Malegaon blast case Ordering the dropping of charges against Yogi Adityanath...

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