Opinion  /  Published 29.01.20

Death sentence delays

It is not justice alone that is delayed in India, but execution too. Review petitions, curative petitions — submitted after review petitions have been rejected — and mercy pleas from convicts on d...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 29.01.20

Upper limit for permitting abortions raised

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved extending the upper limit for permitting abortions from the present 20 weeks to 24 weeks. The Cabinet approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment)...
By PTI in NewDelhi

India  /  Published 28.01.20

2012 gang rape: SC reserves plea verdict

The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved verdict on a plea of one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, challenging the rejection of his mercy petition by the President.A...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.12.19

Supreme Court rejects rape review plea

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the review petition filed by one of the death-row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape-and-murder case. A bench of Justices R. Banumathi, Ashok Bhushan and A.S...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.12.19

Quick fix rape law

Speed is desirable, not haste. The Andhra Pradesh Disha bill, now the Andhra Pradesh Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2019, was rapidly enacted in response to the countrywide outrage over the gang rape a...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 16.12.19

Supreme Court forms panel to speed up rape trials

Chief Justice S.A. Bobde on Monday constituted a committee of two judges of the Supreme Court — Justices R.Subhash Reddy and M.R. Shaht — for expediting all pending and future rape trials in the c...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.12.19

Not Sorryvarkar

Rahul Gandhi declared that his name was not Savarkar, it was Gandhi, and he would die but not apologise for speaking the truth — and the audience of Congress workers erupted in joy, dismissing any d...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.12.19

BJP ruckus over Rahul ‘rape’ jibe

Ministers and BJP members on Friday grabbed at a “rape in India” campaign jibe by Rahul Gandhi in Jharkhand, stalling Parliament on the winter session’s last day and preventing the Opposition fr...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.12.19

LS adjourned amid protests over Rahul's remarks

Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned for half-an-hour on Friday after BJP members staged a protest over Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's alleged remarks about rape in the nation.Many BJP members, includ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.01.19

Odisha student gang-raped for 2 days in Jharkhand

A 20-year-old engineering student from Odisha’s Rourkela was allegedly gang-raped by six youths for two days at Lotapahar in Chakradharpur, West Singhbhum, around 80km from here, before being dumped...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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