World  /  Published 04.03.21

Jailed Bangladeshi cartoonist gets bail

Bangladesh’s High Court granted bail on Wednesday to a cartoonist who has been held for 10 months of pre-trial detention under a digital security law that critics say stifles freedom of expressi...
By PTI in Dhaka

India  /  Published 27.02.21

Nodeep gets bail, report reveals bruises

Trade unionist Nodeep Kaur, in jail since January 12 for a demonstration for labour rights in Haryana’s Kundli, was released on bail on Friday night.  A medical report submitted in Punjab ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.02.21

Nodeep kaur gets bail

The Punjab and Haryana High Court granted bail to labour rights activist Nodeep Kaur on Friday in a case filed under attempt to murder and some other charges, more than six weeks after she was arreste...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Chandigarh

India  /  Published 06.02.21

Comedian gets bail after a month

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the release on interim bail of stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui who has been in jail for over a month on the charge of making indecent remarks on Hindu deities, a...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.02.21

Kerala court grants bail to Sivasankar

A Kerala court on Wednesday granted bail to former secretary in the chief minister’s office, M. Sivasankar, in a dollar smuggling case. The court of additional chief judicial magistrate (econom...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore


India  /  Published 31.01.21

Kappan seeks bail to visit ailing mother

The Kerala Union of Working Journalists has approached the Supreme Court seeking five days’ interim bail for Siddique Kappan to visit his 90-year-old mother who is on her deathbed. The app...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 06.01.21

Glare on student bail rejection

The cancellation of bail of a journalism student accused of Maoist links has come in for scrutiny from a senior Supreme Court lawyer who found the judgment of Kerala High Court a “big blow to li...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 04.01.21

Familiar taste: the Roman ‘thermopolium’

Sir — What’s in a name? That which ancient Romans called a ‘thermopolium’ in 79 CE, we could just as easily call a dhaba in 2020 CE. A food stall that was buried when...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 19.11.20

Be responsible: Elon Musk contracts Covid-19

Sir — The tech entrepreneur, Elon Musk, has recently stated that he “most likely” has a moderate case of Covid-19 but has been getting varying results from different labs. Musk had i...

India  /  Published 17.11.20

Supreme Court to bail applicant: Go to HC

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain the bail plea of a man who was arrested in Gujarat for posting allegedly objectionable comments on Twitter against Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Th...
By PTI in New Delhi


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