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Death In Dandakaranya: In Jungles Of Chhattisgarh, Justice Is Served At The Barrel Of Gun

Death In Dandakaranya: In Jungles Of Chhattisgarh, Justice Is Served At The Barrel Of Gun

The culture of rifles among Adivasis, aided by the ever-increasing deployment of parami­li­tary forces, has permanently mutated the central Indian forests in Chhattisgarh.

12 August 2022
From Goonda Raj To Encounter Raj In Uttar Pradesh

From Goonda Raj To Encounter Raj In Uttar Pradesh

In Uttar Pradesh, especially, encounter killings have become the new normal and have gained wider acceptability among civilians as well as law enforcement...

12 August 2022

Fake Encounters In India: Laws, Flaws & Fear

Since there is a thin line between exercising the right to self-defence, retaliation and using excessive force, police encounters must always be looked at with...

Punjab Has A Sordid Story Of Encounter Killings

Punjab Has A Sordid Story Of Encounter Killings

The government retaliation against Khalistani terrorism inaugurated a chapter in the state's history that's yet to end

12 August 2022

Fake Encounters: Why Does Public Support Extrajudicial Killings In India?

Not only are fake ‘encounter’ killings by cops rampant across the country, they are wildly cheered by a people who have lost faith in the criminal justice...

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23 July 2022
Kangaroo Courts By Media, Agenda-Driven Debates Detrimental To Democracy's Health: CJI NV Ramana

Kangaroo Courts By Media, Agenda-Driven Debates Detrimental To Democracy's Health: CJI NV Ramana

CJI NV Ramana said print media still has a certain degree of accountability but electronic media has zero accountability.


16 July 2022
Space For Opposition Diminishing, Legislative Performance Declining: CJI Ramana

Space For Opposition Diminishing, Legislative Performance Declining: CJI Ramana

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana further said that hostility between political opponents is not healthy for Indian democracy.


02 July 2022
Activist Teesta Setalvad, Ex-Gujarat DGP Sreekumar Sent To 14-Days Judicial Remand

Activist Teesta Setalvad, Ex-Gujarat DGP Sreekumar Sent To 14-Days Judicial Remand

Teesta Setalvad, RB Sreekumar, and ex-police officer Sanjiv Bhatt are accused of conspiring to fabricate evidence to frame innocents in Gujarat Riots cases.


01 June 2022
Supreme Court Ruling Casts Shadow Over Indian MBBS Students’ Study Abroad Ambitions

Supreme Court Ruling Casts Shadow Over Indian MBBS Students’ Study Abroad Ambitions

By upholding National Medical Commission regulations, the Supreme Court has greenlit norms that make it impossible for Indian students to practice in India...


02 June 2022
Explained: The Supreme Court Order On Sex Work, How It Changes Things, And Laws On Sex Work

Explained: The Supreme Court Order On Sex Work, How It Changes Things, And Laws On Sex Work

While voluntary sex work is legal, running a brothel is illegal in India, as per existing laws covering sex work and human trafficking.


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21 May 2022
Rajiv Gandhi Death Anniversary: The Story Of Assassination, Conviction And Controversies

Rajiv Gandhi Death Anniversary: The Story Of Assassination, Conviction And Controversies

Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in 1991 by LTTE assassins. Here we explain the assassination, the convictions, and controversies.


20 May 2022
More Than Six Years After Her Arrest, Indrani Mukerjea Walks Out Of Jail

More Than Six Years After Her Arrest, Indrani Mukerjea Walks Out Of Jail

Indrani Mukerjea was seen smiling at the mediapersons as she stepped out of the prison after six years.


20 May 2022
Navjot Singh Sidhu Surrenders Before Patiala Court After SC Convicts Him In 1988 Road Rage Case

Navjot Singh Sidhu Surrenders Before Patiala Court After SC Convicts Him In 1988 Road Rage Case

Earlier, former Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu had approached the Supreme Court seeking a few week to surrender to serve the imprisonment.


19 May 2022
SC To Hear Plea Related To Probes Against Jharkhand CM, Others Related To Mining Leases

SC To Hear Plea Related To Probes Against Jharkhand CM, Others Related To Mining Leases

“This is a serious matter I seek to mention. A PIL was filed in the Jharkhand High Court which has not yet been admitted. Still, the ED comes and hands over...


18 May 2022
Indrani's Lawyer To Move Trial Court To Finalise Bail Conditions On Friday

Indrani's Lawyer To Move Trial Court To Finalise Bail Conditions On Friday

Indrani Mukerjea is currently lodged in the Byculla women's prison in the city.


19 May 2022
Supreme Court Boot Lands On Praful Patel, Defiant AIFF Asked To Conduct Elections

Supreme Court Boot Lands On Praful Patel, Defiant AIFF Asked To Conduct Elections

The All India Football Federation has been delaying elections which were due in 2020 thus enabling Praful Patel to continue as president.


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16 May 2022
Gyanvapi Mosque Videography Survey Concludes Amid Tight Security; Court Orders Sealing Of Pond Where Shivling Was Found

Gyanvapi Mosque Videography Survey Concludes Amid Tight Security; Court Orders Sealing Of Pond Where Shivling Was Found

After the survey of the Gyanvapi mosque complex was concluded, the lawyer representing the Hindu women claimed that a shiva linga has been found in the pond...


11 May 2022
As SC Stays Proceedings In Sedition Cases, Left Parties Demand Contentious Law Be Scrapped

As SC Stays Proceedings In Sedition Cases, Left Parties Demand Contentious Law Be Scrapped

The CPI issued a statement welcoming the verdict by the Supreme Court and reiterated its demand to scrap the law. It claimed that the party's consistent...


11 May 2022
SC Order On Sedition May Not Bring Relief To People Charged With Naxal Cases

SC Order On Sedition May Not Bring Relief To People Charged With Naxal Cases

The Supreme Court decision will benefit those people who are booked under sedition for speaking against the government, for writing a Facebook post or a tweet...


11 May 2022
'Criticism Of State Is Not Sedition': Why Law Commission Recommended Repeal Of Sedition Law In 2018

'Criticism Of State Is Not Sedition': Why Law Commission Recommended Repeal Of Sedition Law In 2018

The Law Commission in 2018 said that irresponsible exercise of the right to free speech and expression cannot be termed seditious.


02 May 2022
Can Covid-19 Vaccine Mandates Check The Spread? Here Are The Arguments From Both Sides

Can Covid-19 Vaccine Mandates Check The Spread? Here Are The Arguments From Both Sides

Vaccine mandates have been polarising as religious beliefs and personal freedom arguments have clashed with public health concerns.


29 April 2022
SC Declines Urgent Hearing On Plea Seeking Virtual Court Hearings Be Declared Fundamental Right

SC Declines Urgent Hearing On Plea Seeking Virtual Court Hearings Be Declared Fundamental Right

The top court had earlier said that continuance of courts virtually will be a problem and added that there are many issues in virtual hearings. 


25 April 2022
Supreme Court Dismisses Petition Against Karnataka Vaccine Mandate In 'Wider National Interest'

Supreme Court Dismisses Petition Against Karnataka Vaccine Mandate In 'Wider National Interest'

Dismissing the petition, the apex court asked the petitioner to take the coronavirus vaccine.


20 April 2022
Supreme Court Restarts Guided Tour Programme For Visitors Including Foreigners

Supreme Court Restarts Guided Tour Programme For Visitors Including Foreigners

The apex court's 100th Guided Tour programme was permitted on April 16, an official statement said.


04 April 2022
SC Asks Amazon, Future To Urge Delhi HC To Hear Enforcement Pleas Of US Firm First

SC Asks Amazon, Future To Urge Delhi HC To Hear Enforcement Pleas Of US Firm First

Amazon and Future Group are engaged in multi-forum litigation on the issue of FRL's merger deal to the tune of Rs 24,500 crore with Reliance Retail Limited...


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