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India  /  Published 16.04.20

Lockdown FIRs lack legal basis: Former DGP

A former top cop has moved the Supreme Court requesting it to quash thousands of FIRs police have registered under a penal code section against those who had violated lockdown prohibitory orders, cont...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.08.19

The Unnao survivor must get justice

It took the Supreme Court’s admonitions to impel visible activity on the Unnao rape case. Not that the Bharatiya Janata Party member of the legislative assembly accused of rape by a 17-year-old girl...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 15.04.20

Sanitation workers’ protective gear

The Supreme Court on Wednesday recorded an undertaking from the central government that it was “meticulously” following the guidelines the World Health Organization has issued on Covid-19 protecti...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.09.18

Equality, not hubby, is master

The Supreme Court has decriminalised adultery, striking down a colonial-era law after declaring that it is time to say “husband is not the master” and pressing ahead with a drive for equality that...
By R. Balaji

North East  /  Published 13.04.20

Assam detainees look at 2-year cut-off

The Supreme Court has said that individuals lodged in detention centres of Assam for more than two years may be released on personal bond and surety, the judges making the observation on Monday while ...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

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Business  /  Published 29.07.19

Mallya asset nab case hearing set for Friday

The Supreme Court will take up on Friday fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s plea challenging the confiscation of the properties belonging to the companies owned by him and his family members. A b...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.04.20

SC upholds MP Governor's decision asking Nath govt to hold floor test

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon's decision asking the then Kamal Nath-led Congress government to prove majority, saying the governor has the power to call for a...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 26.09.18

NRC exclusion dilemma for ‘refugees’

Misfortune has followed Pramode Sarkar and his family all the way from Sylhet in erstwhile East Pakistan. From his father facing persecution in Sylhet in 1947 for voting to keep Sylhet with India, to ...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

India  /  Published 27.07.19

Troops for terror fight, law & order

The 10,000 additional central paramilitary troops ordered deployed to Jammu and Kashmir are being flown in from various parts of the country, a Union home ministry official said.The CRPF will send 50 ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 26.07.19

Govt inaction on lynch mobs under SC scanner

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and the states on a public interest plea that seeks a direction to governments to implement the court’s July 2018 order to rein in lynch mobs...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta


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