Indian Penal Code
India  /  Published 13.09.22

Kerala: all stray dogs to be jabbed

The Kerala government on Tuesday said all stray dogs in the state will be vaccinated and steps have been initiated to identify hotspots of dog bites. Minister for Animal Husbandry and Dairy Developme...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

India  /  Published 05.09.22

'Police fail to apply laws'

Social activist Teesta Setalvad on Monday said if police fail to apply laws with honesty, impartiality and autonomy and get away without following the due process related to arrest, then it can become...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

India  /  Published 19.08.22

Elgar: Ferreira moves HC for default bail

Activist Arun Ferreira, one of the accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, has approached the Bombay High Court seeking a default bail on parity with co-accused Sudha Bharadwaj, who was grant...
By PTI in Mumbai

News  /  Published 17.08.22

Husband, in-laws named as accused in Rashika death case chargesheet

Kolkata police have submitted a chargesheet in connection with the death of young homemaker Rashika Jain, who had died after falling from a height at her in-laws’ Alipore residence in southwest ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Alipore

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

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


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