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May 18, 2017
Gujarat High Court ruling opens doors to legal changes, recognise rights of voluntary sex workersThe Gujarat High Court in its latest judgment provided a caveat that in cases where sex work is voluntary Section 370 of the Indian Penal Code would not apply, thus opening the doors to make more sustainable changes in the legal arena for sex workers
May 10, 2017
Gujarat HC criminalises visiting brothels: Ruling could lead to harassment of voluntary sex workers, affect livelihoodAlthough Indian law does not criminalise prostitution, by holding the customers/clients of sex workers liable to punishment under Section 370 of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act 1956, the Gujarat High Court has threatened the livelihood of sex workers in brothels
May 08, 2017
Bilkis Bano says verdict on rape case upholds faith in judiciary but ensure no parole for convictsBano and her husband Yakub said that in order to live without any fear, it was necessary that the convicts are not granted parole.
Mar 03, 2017
Farmer suicides: SC concerned about govt going in 'wrong direction'The Supreme Court on Friday expressed grave concern over farmers' suicide due to indebtedness and crop failure and said it felt the government was going in a "wrong direction" in tackling the real problem.
Feb 24, 2017
Gujarat HC refuses to modify Hardik Patel's bail conditionsThe Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected quota agitation leader Hardik Patel's plea that his bail conditions be relaxed.
Jan 23, 2017
HC says ridiculing wife's cooking is not cruelty: Here are some of the other cruel observationsTaunting a wife and ridiculing her lacking of English speaking skills don't amount to cruelty under law, says a recent Bombay High Court ruling granting bail to a man charged with the abetment of suicide and showing cruelty to his wife.
Dec 13, 2016
Satish Verma, cop who's gunning for Kiren Rijiju, had earlier doubted Ishrat Jahan's terror linkVerma was on deputation with the Central Bureau of Investigation when he was made a member of the Special Investigation Team to probe the Ishrat Jahan case following court orders.
Oct 21, 2016
Gujarat HC ruling in Sardarpura case: How only 17 were convicted for the post-Godhra massacreOn the intervening night of 28 February and 1 March in 2002, between 11.30 pm and 2.30 am, a mob torched the house of a Muslim man in Sardarpura.
Oct 20, 2016
Gujarat HC issues notices on pleas to increase income limit for OBC quotaGujarat High Court issued notices to state and central governments on a PIL challenging recommendation of NCBC for increasing annual income limit for OBCs.
Sep 25, 2016
Ishrat Jahan case: Home ministry files FIR to probe into missing documentsOnly one paper out of the five documents related to the controversial alleged Ishrat fake encounter case that went missing from the Home Ministry was found, said the inquiry panel,