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Supreme Court Orders No More Trees Be Cut At Aarey, Maintain Status Quo Till Next Hearing On Oct 21

Supreme Court Orders No More Trees Be Cut At Aarey, Maintain Status Quo Till...

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra government not to cut any more trees in Mumbai’s Aarey till the next hearing on October...
Global Climate Strike observed ahead of UN Climate Action Summit

Global Climate Strike observed ahead of UN Climate Action Summit

Several cities today are observing the Global Climate Strike ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit to be held in New York on 23rd...
Water-logging on railway tracks is a regular feature in Mumbai during the monsoon/Photo: UNI

Climate Change In Mumbai: All At Sea

Above: Water-logging on railway tracks is a regular feature in Mumbai during the monsoon/Photo: UNI One hopes that the task force set up by the...
IT Raids on Mumbai Realtor Unearth Tax Evasion of Rs 700 Cr Plus

IT Raids on Mumbai Realtor Unearth Tax Evasion of Rs 700 Cr Plus

The Income Tax Department has conducted Search and Seizure operations on a prominent Mumbai based realtor, covering more than 40 premises across Mumbai and...
A still from the film Chandni Bar

Bar Girls and Constitutionalism

Above: A still from the film Chandni Bar The elegant judgment of the apex court showed how impoverished and hapless women can be helped constitutionally...

Save Valuable Judicial Time

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence Magistrates’ Courts can be made more efficient by overhauling the case distribution system and reducing the time taken for the...
Aamby-vaaley

Takeover of Sahara’s Aamby Valley properties to begin tomorrow

The Bombay High Court receiver, appointed by the Supreme Court to take over the management of Sahara Group’s Aamby Valley luxury township near Pune,...
A roadside hawker pours water on litchis to keep it fresh (file picture). Photo: UNI

Bombay HC prohibits hawking in no-hawking zones in Mumbai

Above:  A roadside hawker pours water on litchis to keep it fresh (file picture). Photo: UNI De-congested roads, market places and also railway stations...
Uttar Pradesh Mahila Congress workers holding a silent protest over Bulandshahr gangrape, in Lucknow. Photo: UNI

Constitution Bench: Fixing Responsibility

The Supreme Court tackles a contentious issue—what action to take against those in authority making irresponsible statements. With hate speech on the rise, the...
Mumbai man’s battle against Aadhaar reaches Supreme Court

Mumbai man’s battle against Aadhaar

A Mumbai man is single-handedly fighting the system against the imposition of Aadhaar. John Abrahim, a resident of Andheri, has not taken an Aadhaar...
Modi to meet Jewish child whose parents were killed in 26/11 attacks

Modi to meet Jewish child whose parents were killed in 26/11 attacks

Above: Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu meeting the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in New York (file picture). Photo: UNI Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
SC Rejects Early Listing of Plea on Eviction of Haji Ali Encroachers

SC Rejects Early Listing of Plea on Eviction of Haji Ali Encroachers

The Supreme Court on May 25 refused an early listing as requested by a petitioner regarding eviction of encroachers from the Haji Ali Dargah...
Arbitration

SC decides Mumbai as the sole seat of arbitration in India

When an arbitration deal exists between two parties, the jurisdiction of local courts will be overlooked ~By Rajesh Kumar The Supreme Court has clarified certain jurisdictional...
Organised housing for the poor is still a far cry in most towns and cities. Photo: UNI

Housing for the poor: Small, but not affordable

The Union budget’s new housing initiative does not have the legal provisions to stop builders from exploiting the policy and claiming tax benefits. The...

Cyber Mayhem!

It’s estimated that cybercrime will result in global business losses to the tune of $2 trillion in the next two years. It has already...
(L-R) Once feted for his achievements, Michael Ferreira has been arrested for fraud. A TV grab shows him being taken into custody

It’s not Billiards!

Sporting legend Michael Ferreira’s recent arrest links him to a ponzi scheme that swindled the public. While he says he was an unsuspecting partner...
Illustration: UdayShankar

Patriot Games

  By Dilip Bobb   Patriotism, to paraphrase a famous quote, is the last refuge of the politician. In India post-Uri, it has led to a series...
A uniform death certificate which includes circulatory and brain stem deaths will make it easier for families and hospitals as well as those in need of organs.

When Death Comes Calling…

Death in India is defined by two Acts—one which deals with circulatory death and the other with brain stem death. But experts are now...
Zakir Naik’s NGO placed on FCRA watch list

Zakir Naik’s NGO placed on FCRA watch list

The Government of India has, for the first time, issued a gazette notification under Section 12(4) of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), putting...

Mumbai civic body still in line of fire

Neeta Kolhatkar in Mumbai Taking a suo motu cognizance of potholes in Mumbai, the Bombay High Court today asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to...

CCTVs in dance bars with cops watching 24×7 is regressive: Supreme Court

“Placing CCTVs in dance bars to be monitored by cops 24x7 is a regressive parameter, and breach of privacy,” observed the bench of Justice...

“Rules Are There Only for the Poor”

"I feel that the poor in this country never get justice." In the biting cold of December, the Railways undertook a demolition drive in Delhi,...

Mumbai Police Under Scanner

Though Maharashtra stayed the jail convictions of 11 Mumbai policemen for allegedly killing gangster Lakhan Bhaiya, the apex court took a dim view of it and asked...

The New Legal Eagles

A project in AP and Karnataka has empowered sex workers by making them paralegal volunteers. As they are made aware of their rights, a...

Did the murder of Sheena Bora at the hands of mother Indrani Mukerjea have...

Did the murder of Sheena Bora at the hands of mother Indrani Mukerjea have anything to do with the Rs 900 crore that was...

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Supreme Court Orders No More Trees Be Cut At Aarey, Maintain Status Quo Till Next Hearing On Oct 21

Supreme Court Orders No More Trees Be Cut At Aarey, Maintain Status Quo Till...

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra government not to cut any more trees in Mumbai’s Aarey till the next hearing on October...
Global Climate Strike observed ahead of UN Climate Action Summit

Global Climate Strike observed ahead of UN Climate Action Summit

Several cities today are observing the Global Climate Strike ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit to be held in New York on 23rd...
Water-logging on railway tracks is a regular feature in Mumbai during the monsoon/Photo: UNI

Climate Change In Mumbai: All At Sea

Above: Water-logging on railway tracks is a regular feature in Mumbai during the monsoon/Photo: UNI One hopes that the task force set up by the...
IT Raids on Mumbai Realtor Unearth Tax Evasion of Rs 700 Cr Plus

IT Raids on Mumbai Realtor Unearth Tax Evasion of Rs 700 Cr Plus

The Income Tax Department has conducted Search and Seizure operations on a prominent Mumbai based realtor, covering more than 40 premises across Mumbai and...
A still from the film Chandni Bar

Bar Girls and Constitutionalism

Above: A still from the film Chandni Bar The elegant judgment of the apex court showed how impoverished and hapless women can be helped constitutionally...

Save Valuable Judicial Time

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence Magistrates’ Courts can be made more efficient by overhauling the case distribution system and reducing the time taken for the...
Aamby-vaaley

Takeover of Sahara’s Aamby Valley properties to begin tomorrow

The Bombay High Court receiver, appointed by the Supreme Court to take over the management of Sahara Group’s Aamby Valley luxury township near Pune,...
A roadside hawker pours water on litchis to keep it fresh (file picture). Photo: UNI

Bombay HC prohibits hawking in no-hawking zones in Mumbai

Above:  A roadside hawker pours water on litchis to keep it fresh (file picture). Photo: UNI De-congested roads, market places and also railway stations...
Uttar Pradesh Mahila Congress workers holding a silent protest over Bulandshahr gangrape, in Lucknow. Photo: UNI

Constitution Bench: Fixing Responsibility

The Supreme Court tackles a contentious issue—what action to take against those in authority making irresponsible statements. With hate speech on the rise, the...
Mumbai man’s battle against Aadhaar reaches Supreme Court

Mumbai man’s battle against Aadhaar

A Mumbai man is single-handedly fighting the system against the imposition of Aadhaar. John Abrahim, a resident of Andheri, has not taken an Aadhaar...
Modi to meet Jewish child whose parents were killed in 26/11 attacks

Modi to meet Jewish child whose parents were killed in 26/11 attacks

Above: Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu meeting the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in New York (file picture). Photo: UNI Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
SC Rejects Early Listing of Plea on Eviction of Haji Ali Encroachers

SC Rejects Early Listing of Plea on Eviction of Haji Ali Encroachers

The Supreme Court on May 25 refused an early listing as requested by a petitioner regarding eviction of encroachers from the Haji Ali Dargah...
Arbitration

SC decides Mumbai as the sole seat of arbitration in India

When an arbitration deal exists between two parties, the jurisdiction of local courts will be overlooked ~By Rajesh Kumar The Supreme Court has clarified certain jurisdictional...
Organised housing for the poor is still a far cry in most towns and cities. Photo: UNI

Housing for the poor: Small, but not affordable

The Union budget’s new housing initiative does not have the legal provisions to stop builders from exploiting the policy and claiming tax benefits. The...

Cyber Mayhem!

It’s estimated that cybercrime will result in global business losses to the tune of $2 trillion in the next two years. It has already...
(L-R) Once feted for his achievements, Michael Ferreira has been arrested for fraud. A TV grab shows him being taken into custody

It’s not Billiards!

Sporting legend Michael Ferreira’s recent arrest links him to a ponzi scheme that swindled the public. While he says he was an unsuspecting partner...
Illustration: UdayShankar

Patriot Games

  By Dilip Bobb   Patriotism, to paraphrase a famous quote, is the last refuge of the politician. In India post-Uri, it has led to a series...
A uniform death certificate which includes circulatory and brain stem deaths will make it easier for families and hospitals as well as those in need of organs.

When Death Comes Calling…

Death in India is defined by two Acts—one which deals with circulatory death and the other with brain stem death. But experts are now...
Zakir Naik’s NGO placed on FCRA watch list

Zakir Naik’s NGO placed on FCRA watch list

The Government of India has, for the first time, issued a gazette notification under Section 12(4) of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), putting...

Mumbai civic body still in line of fire

Neeta Kolhatkar in Mumbai Taking a suo motu cognizance of potholes in Mumbai, the Bombay High Court today asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to...

CCTVs in dance bars with cops watching 24×7 is regressive: Supreme Court

“Placing CCTVs in dance bars to be monitored by cops 24x7 is a regressive parameter, and breach of privacy,” observed the bench of Justice...

“Rules Are There Only for the Poor”

"I feel that the poor in this country never get justice." In the biting cold of December, the Railways undertook a demolition drive in Delhi,...

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