News  /  Published 25.08.22

Kolkata rallyists demand Bilkis Bano convicts be sent back to jail

The high court on Wednesday imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on the state transport department for its failure to file an affidavit on a petition by bus and minibus operators demanding an order to the depa...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 21.08.22

Rape and sanskar

Of late, sanskar is a much-bandied word. The Congress government in Rajasthan is supposed to set up a Vedic Education and Sanskar Board. Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav is apparently "Sanskar Utsav"...
By Upala Sen

India  /  Published 17.08.22

Gujarat govt frees Bilkis convicts

All the 11 convicts sentenced to life imprisonment in the Bilkis Bano gang rape and massacre that occurred during the 2002 riots walked out of Godhra sub-jail on Monday after the Gujarat government fr...
By PTI in Godhra

India  /  Published 30.07.22

Teesta, Ex-DGP denied bail

A sessions court here on Saturday rejected the bail applications of activist Teesta Setalvad and former Director General of Police R B Sreekumar, arrested for allegedly fabricating documents to `frame...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ahmedabad

Culture  /  Published 27.02.22

A Tale of Two Cities

Tyabji also supported Patel during the Bardoli Satyagraha. On the last day of the  conference, Gandhi decided to visit the people of Godhra’s Mahar compound. The compound was home to those ...
By Mehul Devkala


Opinion  /  Published 09.02.22

Gujarat 2002: premiere of later enactments

This is the twentieth anniversary of the making of Narendra Modi and the Gujarat Model. It was this month twenty years ago that triggered the marinade of horror, hatred and gore that has served up thi...
By Sankarshan Thakur

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.22

A puzzle called Indian elections

Like alchemy, which was an obsessive concern for the medieval world, modern democracies are forever preoccupied with unearthing the secrets of winning elections. In the not-so-distant past, striking t...
By Swapan Dasgupta

India  /  Published 05.09.21

Calcutta HC names are iterated

The names of senior advocate Amitesh Banerjee, son of Justice U.C. Banerjee who had rejected the Godhra train carnage conspiracy theory, and three others have been iterated by the Supreme Court colleg...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.08.21

Calcutta: no word on 5 HC judges

When the Centre cleared five additional judges for Calcutta High Court last week, a curious feature caught the eye of several veteran lawyers. Although the five names proposed by the Supreme Court co...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.03.21

SC to hear Modi riot case on April 13

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would not brook any further adjournments and would take up on April 13 the hearing of the appeal filed by Zakia Jafri, wife of slain former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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