Abetment to Suicide What a Relief!

Abetment to Suicide: What a Relief!

High Courts have reinforced that a suicide note naming a person is not sufficient evidence of the offence of abetment. This will relieve innocent...
Attorney General KK Venugopal/Photo: Anil Shakya

Constitutional Morality: Eight Burning Questions

Above: Attorney General KK Venugopal/Photo: Anil Shakya One of India’s top legal scholars sparks off a new debate by pondering the issue of the basic...

What Section 102 Cr.P.C envisages

Section 102 Cr.P.C, the powers of the police officer, the procedure, compliance, non-compliance, and remedy to the aggrieved By K Raghavacharyulu We often come across in...
IL&FS: India’s Lehman Brothers

IL&FS: India’s Lehman Brothers?

The problems of IL&FS are an indictment of the PPP model. In its eagerness to build infrastructure, the government has ignored flaws in the...
Judge Advocate General Office: An Age for Everything

Judge Advocate General Office: An Age for Everything

Above: A women’s contingent interacts with then Chief of Army Staff Gen Dalbir Singh/Photo: UNI While a plea in the Delhi High Court asked why...
Oral observations have no sanctity in law: Devadatt Kamat

Oral observations have no sanctity in law: Devadatt Kamat

The opinion of the judiciary should be reflected only through judgments and orders and not through oral observations, be it on Kashmir or any...
How safe are E-Cigarettes?

How safe are E-Cigarettes?

Above: Smokers who can’t quit may be encouraged to switch to e-cigarettes Photo credit: Vaping360.com The health ministry has issued an advisory not to allow the...
The national flag: Unfurling a controversy

Unfurling a Controversy

Above: The national flag has been a rallying point for patriots and activists as seen in the India Against Corruption protests at Ramlila Maidan...

Mass Killings: How About a Law for Genocide?

Above: Vehicles burnt during the Gujarat riots/Photo: Pramod Pushkarna Sajjan Kumar’s conviction shows the need for this law in India which has often been rocked...
BENGALURU, FEB 21 (UNI) :-Wing Walkers of Breitling aerobatic team performing during the 4th day Aero India 2015 at Yelanhanka Air base in Bengaluru on Saturday. UNI PHOTO -26U

Arms and the Middlemen

Josy Joseph describes the world of defense dealers and how major deals are struck in his book, A Feast of Vultures In modern India, national...

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