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Guiding Light: Celebration of Dharma

Guiding Light: Celebration of Dharma

We are right in the middle of celebrating the Vasanta Navaratri. One of the two Navaratris, the other Navaratri culminating in Dusshera a...Read More

Can India hope for speedier justice?

Can India hope for speedier justice?

India has a way with words to disguise its lack of intention. In its attempt to justify its judicial delays it has even come up with an a...Read More

Policy watch | Judiciary - 3: India forgets the spirit behind the rule of law; makes a mockery of justice

Policy watch | Judiciary - 3: India forgets the spirit behind the rule of law; makes a mockery of justice

The past two months were witness to a piquant situation. On the one hand you had the current government in Maharashtra struggling hard n...Read More

‘People’s judge’ Rakesh Kumar back home in Bihar

‘People’s judge’ Rakesh Kumar back home in Bihar

PatnaRakesh Kumar, who retired as a judge in Andhra Pradesh High Court on December 31, returned to his home town Patna on Saturday. He w...Read More

Contempt of citizens, my lord

Contempt of citizens, my lord

One of the measures of faith in the judiciary is the respect it commands; there has been minimal criticism of courts

Nirbhaya’s rapists hanged: Now, there’s hope that common man can get justice, say Bhopalites

Nirbhaya’s rapists hanged: Now, there’s hope that common man can get justice, say Bhopalites

Women in the city are happy that Nirbhaya case convicts have been hanged.

When law fails, then godmen prevail: Olav Albuquerque

When law fails, then godmen prevail: Olav Albuquerque

Justice in doubt when judges recuse from hearing cases on godmen

89 trips in 16 years: Canada resident's long battle for justice for mother's murder

89 trips in 16 years: Canada resident's long battle for justice for mother's murder

Mumbai police believes that the four murderers were hired by Dr. Goyal's warring brothers - Suresh and Subhash Aggarwal to kill their sis...Read More

Conviction rate for rape only 27.2 per cent even as country celebrates justice in Nirbhaya case

Conviction rate for rape only 27.2 per cent even as country celebrates justice in Nirbhaya case

According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), 1,56,327 rape cases were on trial in 2018.

Capital Punishment is not a deterrent

Capital Punishment is not a deterrent

As the high court has finally delivered its verdict in Nirbhaya Rape case, according to the directives of which, four of the co...Read More

Prolonged trials stymie justice for rape victims

Prolonged trials stymie justice for rape victims

Andhra Pradesh has set an example with the Disha Act

Wasn't doing justice to myself and the team: Hardik Pandya

Wasn't doing justice to myself and the team: Hardik Pandya

But then, for Hardik, there was no other solution as delaying the inevitable could have seen his team miss his services in the all-import...Read More

‘Accused should be chased, shot dead, like it happened in Hyderabad': Unnao rape victim's father

‘Accused should be chased, shot dead, like it happened in Hyderabad': Unnao rape victim's father

The tragic death of the Unnao gangrape victim led to nationwide outrage with protests erupting in several parts on Saturday and her famil...Read More

CJI condemns Hyderabad encounter, says justice can't take form of revenge

CJI condemns Hyderabad encounter, says justice can't take form of revenge

In the backdrop of the Hyderabad rape-murder incident and gunning down of the four accused in an alleged encounter, Chief Justice of Indi...Read More

Hyderabad Encounter: Justice done says victim's family hails cop

Hyderabad Encounter: Justice done says victim's family hails cop

There was a sense of closure for the victim's family as they heard the news Friday morning that the accused were shot dead by the Telanga...Read More

Justice is a long way off for rape victims

Justice is a long way off for rape victims

Innocent bystander is a misnomer; no innocence in passivity

21 Bridges movie review: A thrilling ride

21 Bridges movie review: A thrilling ride

Film: 21 BridgesDirector: Brian Kirk Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, J.K. Simmons, Keith David, Stephan JamesRating: ***1/2In real...Read More

Bombay HC says hubby coming home late, eating out doesn't amount to cruelty'

Bombay HC says hubby coming home late, eating out doesn't amount to cruelty'

The important ruling was delivered by a bench of Justice Kalpathi Sriram while upholding the acquittal orders of a trial court

Running from pillar to post: Retired policeman demands justice

Running from pillar to post: Retired policeman demands justice

Suryakant Chavan (59), who was attached to the technical unit of Mumbai police, had deposited all his life savings and money kept aside f...Read More

Murder Of Pakistani Hindu Girl Sparks Protest In Karachi

Murder Of Pakistani Hindu Girl Sparks Protest In Karachi

People staged protest on the streets of Karachi against the murder of a Sindhi Hindu girl. The girl, Namrita Chandani was found with a ro...Read More

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