Illustration: Pradeep Saini

False Complaints against Men: At the Receiving End

Maneka Gandhi wants the National Commission for Women to “provide a window” to men who are falsely implicated by women in various crimes. Is...
(Left) Former Punjab minister and senior Akali leader Sucha Singh Langah

Sex and Politics

Above: (Left) Former Punjab minister and senior Akali leader Sucha Singh Langah Once declared a Bad Character, Akali leader Sucha Singh Langah is in the...
Lawyers wearing the customary black robes, black trousers and white shirts. Photo: Anil Shakya

Dress code in courts: Clothes Maketh the Man

Above: Lawyers wearing the customary black robes, black trousers and white shirts. Photo: Anil Shakya Two observations regarding a proper sartorial style during court proceedings...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Amul: Brand Protection

Amul’s cute little girl shows aggression as the company goes on the offensive against infringers of its popular trademark ~By Diljeet Titus and Rai...
Budget allocation in Judiciary: Financially Strangled

Budget allocation in Judiciary: Financially Strangled

Despite the crying need for speeding up and modernising the grossly inefficient justice delivery system, a large chunk of the meagre funds allotted in...
Justice Dipak Misra: A Judge with Strong Conviction

Justice Dipak Misra: A Judge with Strong Conviction

Above: During his 20-year stint on the bench, Justice Misra has passed some path-breaking verdicts. Photo: symlaw.ac With Justice Misra being designated the chief justice...
Interview of Chintan Chandrachud 2

“We emphasise too much on getting it right and not enough...

Dr Chintan Chandrachud, at an early age, has carved a niche for himself in the field of law. Coming from a renowned lawyer family,...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Defamation Suits: The Chilling Effect

Civil and criminal defamation laws are mainly used to silence criticism and intimidate the press. They need urgent review ~By Neeraj Mishra in Raipur       Arvind...
Photo courtesy Bhavana Gaur

India Legal show: ‘There are many peculiarities in Hadiya-Shafin Jahan ‘Love...

Above: Photo courtesy Bhavana Gaur The latest edition of India Legal show discussed the controversial Hadiya-Shafin Jahan ‘Love Jihad’ case. The show deliberated as...
Photo: Anil Shakya

Aarushi Talwar Murder Case: Monumental Bungle

The Allahabad High Court’s acquittal of Nupur and Rajesh Talwar, the parents of murdered teenager Aarushi, exposes how investigating agencies and lower courts can...

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