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Ex-Minister’s Trial: WhatsApp Your Honour?

Ex-Minister’s Trial: WhatsApp Your Honour?

Above: Former Jharkhand minister Yogendra Sao and his MLA wife, Nirmala Devi, say the judge framed charges against them via WhatsApp/Photo: Anil Shakya The apex...
Tribal Movements: Jungle Warfare

Tribal Movements: Jungle Warfare

Above: Siladon villagers stand with bows and arrows near a large stone slab that enumerates their rights under Schedule 5/Photo: UNI The rape of five...
Tribals from Jashpur district in Chhattisgarh holding a meeting on the Pathalgadi movement

Tribal Resistance in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh: Stonewalling!

Above: Tribals from Jashpur district in Chhattisgarh holding a meeting on the Pathalgadi movement A new unrest—Pathalgadi— is brewing in the tribal areas of Jharkhand...
Jharkhand False Arrests and ban on organisations: Strong-arm Tactics

False Arrests: Strong-arm Tactics

In 2013, the government identified 128 groups as “front organisations” for the Maoists Courts have come out in support of those who have been implicated...
Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda. Photo: UNI

Madhu Koda, others found guilty in Jharkhand coal scam

Above: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda. Photo: UNI As expected former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda was found guilty by a special CBI court...
The Vidhik Sewa Apke Dwar campaign aims to take justice to the poor. Photo: www.newswing.com

Jharkhand Legal Services: Justice at Your Doorstep

Above: The Vidhik Sewa Apke Dwar campaign aims to take justice to the poor. Photo: www.newswing.com Attempts by the state government to bring these services...
Picture: aryasamaj.org

PIL against gau rakshaks: Only 5 states have filed reports

Hearing a petition by activist Tehseen S Poonawalla against self-styled gau rakshaks and related violence, the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices...
Devotees attend mass on the eve of Christmas in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Photo: UNI

Religious Bill: Taking on the Church

Above: Devotees attend mass on the eve of Christmas in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Photo: UNI In a bid to stop the missionary juggernaut in tribal-dominated areas,...
Jharkhand High Court

Jharkhand HC forces 12 judges into retirement for “dubious conduct”

Twelve district judges in Jharkhand were given compulsory retirement on Saturday (August 12) by the state government on the recommendation of the Jharkhand High Court, for their...
Vipin Pubby

Nepotism Rules the Roost

Above: Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh is being accused of doling out favours while appointing state law officers. Photo: UNI Generosity knows no bounds among...
Lead Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Witch-hunting: Diabolic Persecution

Single women and widows are often branded as witches to humiliate and ostracise them and seize their property. Why does this reprehensible practice continue...
More than 1,000 doctors turned up for work at AIIMS in March to protest against attacks on them by patients, their relatives and friends. Photo: UNI

Are Doctors the Fall Guys?

Jharkhand has proposed a bill to protect these professionals and also make them and hospitals more accountable. But how about enforcing already existing laws...
Picture Credit: Bhavana Gaur

SC to urgently deal with huge police vacancies in 6 states

24 percent of the sanctioned strength of forces vacant across the country Police forces across the country, especially in six states, are grossly understaffed. A...
Aniruddha Rajput; Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Need Procedural Law to Decide Dispute between States: Aniruddha Rajput

At 33, he is the youngest lawyer to have been elected to the United Nations International Law Commission (ILC). ANIRUDDHA RAJPUT, who has practiced...
Jharkhand High Court

High Court of Jharkhand rescues a poor student

A poor, differently-abled girl who cracks NEET finds a savior in the court so that she can become a doctor By Prabhat Singh in Ranchi The...
Jharkhand High Court

Jharkhand High Court: Positive Activism

The higher judiciary in Jharkhand ensures that the government becomes pro-active in setting up an old-age home By Prabhat Singh in Ranchi While there are several...

'Jharkhand' - 16 News Results

Ex-Minister’s Trial: WhatsApp Your Honour?

Ex-Minister’s Trial: WhatsApp Your Honour?

Above: Former Jharkhand minister Yogendra Sao and his MLA wife, Nirmala Devi, say the judge framed charges against them via WhatsApp/Photo: Anil Shakya The apex...
Tribal Movements: Jungle Warfare

Tribal Movements: Jungle Warfare

Above: Siladon villagers stand with bows and arrows near a large stone slab that enumerates their rights under Schedule 5/Photo: UNI The rape of five...
Tribals from Jashpur district in Chhattisgarh holding a meeting on the Pathalgadi movement

Tribal Resistance in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh: Stonewalling!

Above: Tribals from Jashpur district in Chhattisgarh holding a meeting on the Pathalgadi movement A new unrest—Pathalgadi— is brewing in the tribal areas of Jharkhand...
Jharkhand False Arrests and ban on organisations: Strong-arm Tactics

False Arrests: Strong-arm Tactics

In 2013, the government identified 128 groups as “front organisations” for the Maoists Courts have come out in support of those who have been implicated...
Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda. Photo: UNI

Madhu Koda, others found guilty in Jharkhand coal scam

Above: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda. Photo: UNI As expected former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda was found guilty by a special CBI court...
The Vidhik Sewa Apke Dwar campaign aims to take justice to the poor. Photo: www.newswing.com

Jharkhand Legal Services: Justice at Your Doorstep

Above: The Vidhik Sewa Apke Dwar campaign aims to take justice to the poor. Photo: www.newswing.com Attempts by the state government to bring these services...
Picture: aryasamaj.org

PIL against gau rakshaks: Only 5 states have filed reports

Hearing a petition by activist Tehseen S Poonawalla against self-styled gau rakshaks and related violence, the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices...
Devotees attend mass on the eve of Christmas in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Photo: UNI

Religious Bill: Taking on the Church

Above: Devotees attend mass on the eve of Christmas in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Photo: UNI In a bid to stop the missionary juggernaut in tribal-dominated areas,...
Jharkhand High Court

Jharkhand HC forces 12 judges into retirement for “dubious conduct”

Twelve district judges in Jharkhand were given compulsory retirement on Saturday (August 12) by the state government on the recommendation of the Jharkhand High Court, for their...
Vipin Pubby

Nepotism Rules the Roost

Above: Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh is being accused of doling out favours while appointing state law officers. Photo: UNI Generosity knows no bounds among...
Lead Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Witch-hunting: Diabolic Persecution

Single women and widows are often branded as witches to humiliate and ostracise them and seize their property. Why does this reprehensible practice continue...
More than 1,000 doctors turned up for work at AIIMS in March to protest against attacks on them by patients, their relatives and friends. Photo: UNI

Are Doctors the Fall Guys?

Jharkhand has proposed a bill to protect these professionals and also make them and hospitals more accountable. But how about enforcing already existing laws...
Picture Credit: Bhavana Gaur

SC to urgently deal with huge police vacancies in 6 states

24 percent of the sanctioned strength of forces vacant across the country Police forces across the country, especially in six states, are grossly understaffed. A...
Aniruddha Rajput; Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Need Procedural Law to Decide Dispute between States: Aniruddha Rajput

At 33, he is the youngest lawyer to have been elected to the United Nations International Law Commission (ILC). ANIRUDDHA RAJPUT, who has practiced...
Jharkhand High Court

High Court of Jharkhand rescues a poor student

A poor, differently-abled girl who cracks NEET finds a savior in the court so that she can become a doctor By Prabhat Singh in Ranchi The...
Jharkhand High Court

Jharkhand High Court: Positive Activism

The higher judiciary in Jharkhand ensures that the government becomes pro-active in setting up an old-age home By Prabhat Singh in Ranchi While there are several...

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