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India  /  Published 05.07.22

'Need for a legal aid fund'

Several media veterans and organisations on Monday deplored the government’s targeting of journalists and discussed ways of providing free legal aid to those from the profession who lack the mea...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.05.22

What citizens can do and can’t do

If Aryan Khan, son of Shah Rukh Khan, or any other Indian citizen wants an apology from those responsible for wrongful incarceration, the law offers little recourse. However, the Indian Penal Code an...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.05.22

Parents can’t settle kid-abuse cases: HC

Parents of a child who is a victim of sexual offence cannot enter into a “compromise” with the accused, Punjab and Haryana High Court has held. Parents cannot be allowed to compromise a c...
By PTI in Chandigarh

India  /  Published 23.04.22

'Court has power to review govt's decision on remission'

The Supreme Court has said it has the power to review the decision of the government on the acceptance or rejection of remission and is also empowered to direct it to reconsider its decision. A bench...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.04.22

CJI ‘human face’ advice to judges

Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Friday asked subordinate judges to function with a “human face”, always keeping in mind the socio-economic conditions of the litigants, particularly c...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

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Opinion  /  Published 17.01.22

An offended State

For a country with serious challenges to tackle, the amount of time and energy of government agencies and courts that is now spent on offence-taking and conspiracy-chasing borders on the ludicrous. Th...
By Sevanti Ninan

India  /  Published 02.12.21

Sudha granted default bail

Lawyer and civil rights activist Sudha Bharadwaj was granted default bail by Bombay High Court on Wednesday in the Elgaar Parishad case because of the police delay in completing the probe. However, t...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.10.21

Boost morale, not miles: BSF jurisdiction

There are rumblings in West Bengal and Punjab over the jurisdiction of the world’s largest border guarding force, the BSF, raised in 1965 to protect the Indo-Pakistan and Indo-Bangladesh frontie...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.21

BJP: Ban crowds on vote day

The BJP on Monday urged the Election Commission of India to impose Section 144 of CRPC, which prohibits assembly of four or more people, in the entire Bhowanipore Assembly segment during the bypoll on...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.08.21

Delhi rape: Cops file chargesheet

The Delhi police filed a charge sheet in a court here on Saturday against a crematorium priest and three others for alleged rape and murder of a nine-year-old girl in the Delhi Cantonment area earlier...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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