Opinion  /  Published 24.01.22

Kerala’s mixed record in women’s empowerment

Kerala has the country’s best record in most conventional yardsticks of women’s empowerment. Yet, its patriarchal underbelly is now a topic of wide debate. Recently, the Anupama Chandran c...
By M.G. Radhakrishnan

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.20

Conscience is selective

The American criminal justice system has been put on trial by the Black Lives Matter movement. BLM accuses the system of being racially biased against blacks. The evidence includes the statistical ove...
By Dhruv Jadhav

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.20

Killing in the name of law

Global executions fell by almost one-third in 2018 to the lowest figure in at least a decade. While India did not record any executions in 2018, it saw the highest number of death sentences imposed in...
By Abhirup Dam

India  /  Published 18.12.19

Nirbhaya: Hearing on death warrant adjourned

Nirbhaya's mother broke down outside the Patiala House court on Wednesday after the court adjourned for January 7 the hearing on the issuance of death warrants against the four convicts in the 2012 De...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.01.20

Nirbhaya: convicts can't be hanged on Jan 22, Delhi govt to HC

The Delhi government on Wednesday told the high court that execution of the death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case will not take place on January 22 as a mercy plea has been filed...
By PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 07.01.20

January 22 death warrants

Four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape and murder case will be hanged on January 22 at 7am in Tihar jail, a Delhi court said on Tuesday. Additional sessions judge Satish Kumar Arora issued the deat...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.01.20

Sad gap in juvenile justice

Laws sometimes contain inner puzzles even when they are formulated with contemporary concerns in mind. The Supreme Court has said that the young man, four days short of 18, or legal adulthood, who ran...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 14.01.20

Nirbhaya: SC dismisses curative petitions of 2 convicts

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the curative petitions filed by two of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case.A 5-judge bench headed by Justice N. V. Ramana r...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.12.19

Nirbhaya rape: Convict moved to Tihar jail

One of the convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape-and-murder case has been shifted to Tihar jail, officials said on Tuesday.The convict, Pawan Kumar Gupta, who was lodged in the Mandoli Jail, was shifted t...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.01.20

Jaising should be ashamed: Nirbhaya's father

Nirbhaya's father on Saturday said senior lawyer Indira Jaising should be 'ashamed' of suggesting pardon for the four death row convicts in his daughter's gangrape case and said his family isn't as 'l...
By PTI in New Delhi


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