Opinion  /  Published 29.09.19

Sexual harassment law: Conciliation must go

It is thrilling that the group of ministers for sexual harassment comprises Amit Shah, Nirmala Sitharaman, Ramesh Pokhriyal and Smriti Irani. With the most powerful ministers taking harassers in hand,...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 07.05.20

Message in a bottle

India’s criminal justice system has failed to stand on its feet when it comes to the checkpoint of reformative justice. Instead of formulating policies that could lead to restoration and healing, cr...
By Vijay Raghavan & Praveen Kumar in

India  /  Published 26.10.18

Vishakha plea on ashrams

A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking extension of the Vishakha guidelines to prevent sexual harassment of women devotees in all ashrams, madarsas and Christian institutions.The PIL, which...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.02.20

110 died cleaning sewers: Govt

As many as 110 people died of asphyxia while cleaning sewers and septic tanks in the country last year, the highest since 2015, Union minister Ramdas Athawale said on Tuesday. He said 57 people died c...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.03.19

EC puts 48-hour manifesto restriction

The Election Commission of India has asked political parties not to release their manifesto in the 48-hour period before polling. The restriction applies across the country, which means a regional par...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.01.19

Puff shops thrive outside Jharkhand schools

By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 27.11.19

Assam bans sale of gutka for one year

The Assam government has banned manufacture, distribution, storage, sale, transportation and display of paan masala and gutka, which contains tobacco and nicotine, for a year.The Consumers’ Legal Pr...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 19.12.18

#MeToo: Lessons from the US experience

Nityanjali Thummalachetty is a New York City-based cybersecurity entrepreneur and Advisor for Diversity and Inclusion, and was listed in BBC 100 Women in 2017. Abby DiCarlo is a New York City-based re...
By Nityanjali Thummalachetty and Abby DiCarlo in

North East  /  Published 09.11.18

MNF pledges to bring back prohibition

Mizo National Front (MNF) chief Zoramthanga on Friday said his party would lift The Mizoram Liquor (Prohibition & Control) Act and re-impose total prohibition in the state if it comes to power.Ele...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

India  /  Published 29.01.19

SRK cleared of benami tag on Alibaug property

Actor Shah Rukh Khan has been absolved of the charge of being a beneficiary of a benami property at the beach town of Alibaug in Maharashtra as an appellate authority under the law has “revoked” t...
By PTI in New Delhi


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