Indian Penal Code
West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.19

Doctors frown on bail for NRS accused

Junior doctors on Tuesday asked representatives of the state health department and police why the five men arrested for allegedly attacking two interns at the NRS Medical College and Hospital were gra...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.01.19

ED conducts raids in 'memorials scam' case of UP during Mayawati's tenure

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday conducted searches in connection with alleged irregularities of over Rs 111 crore in construction of memorials in the state during BSP supremo Mayawati's tenure...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.12.19

Out in the open

Ever since the Supreme Court declared Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code unconstitutional insofar as consensual sex between adult persons of the same sex was concerned, it was as if a veil was lifte...
By Soumitra Das

India  /  Published 16.02.19

20-year jail for Kerala priest for rape

A Kerala court on Saturday sentenced a Catholic clergyman to 20 years’ rigorous imprisonment for raping a minor, who gave birth two years ago, in a case that took several shocking turns. A criminal ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 18.01.19

A democratic State against its own people

Sedition is blossoming in India. Or so the state and Central governments would have people believe. The law against sedition was formulated by India’s imperial rulers to keep their subjects under co...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 12.12.18

Supreme Court name bar on rape FIRs

The Supreme Court on Tuesday barred police from recording rape victims’ names in FIRs or court documents and the media from disclosing “any facts which can lead to the victim being identified”....
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.11.18

The evolution of Indian anti-terror law

A Kashmiri student, Ehtisham Bilal, reportedly joined the Islamic State earlier this month. His father uploaded a video saying that his son had misunderstood Islam. Bilal’s family has appealed to th...
By Prabhakar Singh

India  /  Published 23.03.19

RSS leader hate speech case

The Karnataka government has given the sanction to prosecute a senior Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader against whom cases were registered almost a year ago for a hate speech.Based on a complaint fro...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 15.03.19

Bridge FIR names BMC

Police have lodged an FIR, with the provision to add names later, blaming the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation for Thursday’s collapse of the Himalaya foot overbridge near the Chhatrapati Shivaji ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 14.03.19

Congress accuses Smriti Irani of funds fraud

The Congress on Thursday demanded that Union textiles minister Smriti Irani be sacked immediately, alleging she had allowed fraudulent payments from her MP’s local area development fund to “a coop...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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