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Opinion  /  Published 13.11.20

An India in chains

Some attributes of freedom are the most precious of all human rights. The right of an individual to express himself freely, move freely throughout the territory of India, assemble peaceably and withou...
By Kapil Sibal in

Opinion  /  Published 03.11.20

Laws work: Death penalty for rape

Crimes against women in India show that, however severe, laws by themselves are no deterrent. The Karnataka High Court, however, has recommended that Section 376D of the Indian Penal Code that prescri...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.10.20

Bokaro officials push for safe Durga Puja

The district administration on Thursday met organisers of Durga Pujas in Bokaro to ensure a safe and peaceful festival amid the pandemic.  It was decided that the festival would be celebrated wh...
By Our Correpondent in Bokaro

Opinion  /  Published 22.09.20

At odds: To ciminalize suicide, or not to?

The corpus of legislation in India is extensive. It is, therefore, not entirely unexpected that the laws governing the same issue may turn out to be contradictory in nature. It thus falls upon the jud...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 26.08.20

On target: Bombay HC on Tablighi Jamaat

India has failed in its ancient principle of regarding the guest as deity when incarcerating 29 foreign nationals who had come to Delhi’s Nizamuddin Markaz for the Tablighi Jamaat in March. This...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 01.08.20

Ask states to pay doctors, health workers, says SC

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to act against states that have violated its directive to ensure timely payment of salaries and perks to doctors and other health workers during the ongoin...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.07.20

Rape cuffs after Covid test abuse

A lab technician has been arrested for rape after he allegedly took swab samples from a woman’s private parts during a coronavirus test at Badnera in Maharashtra’s Amravati district, polic...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 29.07.20

Sushant: Rhea, kin named in FIR

Sushant Singh Rajput’s father Krishna Kishore Singh has accused the actor’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty and five others of abetting his suicide in an FIR registered in Patna on Saturday. ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 26.07.20

BJP complains of 'anarchy' in floor test push

The BJP on Saturday submitted a memorandum to governor Kalraj Mishra, complaining of “anarchy” and “breakdown of law and order” in Rajasthan, seeking to build a case of constit...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

States  /  Published 16.07.20

Sikkim case against BRO officer over Covid spread

Sikkim police on Wednesday registered an FIR against an officer of the Border Roads Organisation on the charges of endangering the lives of people in the wake of a number of Covid-19 cases reported fr...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok


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