Tied up in Painful Knots

Contrary to the notion that hanging a person can bring unconsciousness and painless death, errors can cause some to die with intense pain. Is...
Hanuman Garhi in Ayodhya

Ayodhya: The Deity’s Domain

The Chief Justice has thrown the proverbial cat among the pigeons by his suggestion for negotiations between the two sides in the Ayodhya dispute....

UK’s Supreme Court Restrains Press

A complex sex tangle involving a celebrity and an injunction restraining publication of the details of it has sparked off a debate in the...

A Laudable Step

In a first by any state, Delhi’s AAP govt has notified the Delhi Witness Protection Scheme 2015. But how will it be implemented when...
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...
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Law Commission grappling with Uniform Civil Code     

Although the NDA government has assigned the Law Commission to find out whether the uniform civil code could be implemented in the country, the...

What smutty, what nutty?

<h2 size="16" align="left" margin="10"]Despite freedom of speech being guaranteed under the constitution, vested interests have, time and again, used the IPC to curb it...

A Madras High Court order directing mediation between a rape victim and the accused has been rectified by the Supreme Court, which criticized it...

Mallya termed Proclaimed Offender by PMLA court

India Legal Bureau In a significant and moral victory for the Enforcement Directorate (ED), a special PMLA court in Mumbai declared Vijay Mallya a "proclaimed...
Lead Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Minor’s Testimony: No Child’s Play Here

The testimony of a 12-year-old boy who saw his father being murdered by killers hired by his mother was accepted as “reliable” by a...

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