“Personal Ego Must Take a Backseat in Court”

“Personal Ego Must Take a Backseat in Court”

Recently, while a five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court was hearing the contentious Delhi versus centre power-sharing case, a heated debate broke out...
Judges of the Supreme Court and 24 high courts are all set to get a well-earned raise. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Salary Hike for Judges: Money Matters

Above: Judges of the Supreme Court and 24 high courts are all set to get a well-earned raise. Photo: Bhavana Gaur The government is all...
CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana

Rejected Petitions: The Asthana Mystery

Above: CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana Notations in a photocopy and the original diary which mentions Asthana's name differ, adding to the controversy over the...
Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Dissemination of Justice: Evolving Judicial Practices

The Supreme Court has been continually guiding changes in India’s legal system, be it the appointment of judges, emphasis on PILs, increased evaluation of...
Sherin Mathews

Child, Interrupted

Three-year-old Sherin Mathews’ tragic end in the US started in a heartless adoption procedure back home ~By Sujit Bhar The tragic and confusing death of the...
The path-breaking HC verdict that states that silence cannot be taken as proof of consensual sex will help to get justice for many rape victims

Consensual Sex Vs Rape: Defending Her Honour

In a landmark case that will help rape victims, the Delhi High Court said that the silence of a woman cannot be taken as...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Pro Bono Work: Charity Begins in Court

While the government may consider such aid by advocates in order to elevate them as judges, its implementation is tough ~By Justice Narendra Chapalgaonkar The legal...
Women protesting against the dilution of Section 498A in Delhi; (inset) Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. Photo: K.M Vasudevan/lawyerscollective.org

Section 498A, the Last Resort

Above: Women protesting against the dilution of Section 498A in Delhi; (inset) Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. Photo: K.M Vasudevan/lawyerscollective.org Decades of activism were...
Service Corps tableau passes through Rajpath on Republic Day. Photo: UNI

Arms and the Men

Above: Service Corps tableau passes through Rajpath on Republic Day. Photo: UNI With over 100 Lt Colonels and Majors moving the Supreme Court over alleged...
Case Pendency: Taking the Lead

Case Pendency: Taking the Lead

On the urging of the chief justice of India, five high courts have constituted special benches to reduce the backlog The huge backlog of cases...

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