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Opinion  /  Published 27.06.22

The third sex

Debates on same-sex marriage in traditional societies such as ours have more to do with cultural moorings than logically conclusive arguments. Prima facie, marriage is the most prominent form of ...
By Anita Tagore

Opinion  /  Published 17.06.22

Abused anew: Many challenges in Pocso Act

Protecting the vulnerable by law is necessary, yet such protection can become punishment. A judge in the Kerala High Court reportedly indicated the difficulties underlying the concept of protection an...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 12.06.22

Call for Pocso Act awareness among kids

Kerala High Court has called for generating awareness among school students on the drastic consequences of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act and its legal implications on min...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

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

News  /  Published 27.05.22

Five arrested, 3 from Eden Gardens, for running IPL betting racket

Five men have been arrested for allegedly running a betting racket during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore, police said. Three of the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

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Opinion  /  Published 18.05.22

The long road: Abortion in India

Abortion has for long been one of the most bitterly-contested ethical and political questions. Recently, a medical practitioner has moved the Supreme Court to further finetune the provisions of the Me...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 10.05.22

Behala man succumbs to injury after scuffle

A 54-year-old resident of Behala in southwest Kolkata, who had got involved in a scuffle with one of his neighbours over a relatively trivial issue last week, succumbed to his injuries in the hospital...
By Our Special Correspondent in Behala

India  /  Published 06.05.22

Court: Rana couple case not sedition

MP Navneet Rana and her MLA husband Ravi Rana have "undoubtedly crossed the line of freedom of speech" guaranteed under the Constitution, but mere expression of derogatory or objectionable w...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 28.04.22

Stop misuse of sedition law, says Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has submitted to the Koregaon-Bhima Inquiry Commission that he has no allegation against any political agenda in connection with the January 2018 violence at a war memorial in M...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

News  /  Published 23.04.22

Elderly factory owner wields gun to threaten hawker in Behala

According to the rulebook, no one has the right to flaunt or brandish his or her licensed gun before others without justifying the extent of threat or insecurity he or she had felt to do so. “E...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Parnasree


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