“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...
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...
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...
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...
A busy district court in Gurgaon. Photo: Anil Shakya

Compulsory Retirement: Weeding Out Bad Apples

Above: A busy district court in Gurgaon. Photo: Anil Shakya Despite the shortage of judges in the country, many are being forcefully removed from service...
Protestors at Marina Beach, Chennai, expressing their anger at the court order on Jallikattu. Photo: UNI

Jallikattu: A lonely Battle by Judiciary

What is to be done when a court order is violated by people and a state that is bent on pleasing the electorate? The...
judge illustration

Can Judges Get Blanket Protection? 

While the Judges Protection Act of 1985 gives protection to judges for acts done during the discharge of their duties, they are also made...
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...
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...
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...

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