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Mar 09, 2017
Azaadi chants: Amending sedition law and curbing freedom is no solution to student violenceRecently, Union minister Venkaiah Naidu said the Centre was contemplating bringing in a stricter sedition law to deal with students and people who raise slogans calling for 'aazadi' or 'freedom'.
Mar 08, 2017
Manipur Election 2017: BJP blames Manipur CEO for ads goof-up, set to file counter FIRThe Manipur unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to file a counter-FIR against the State Election Commission (SEC) for "mentally harassing" the party's office bearers, and for allegedly creating confusion with regards to advertisements that were published in local dailies in Imphal, Manipur, on 3 March.
Mar 08, 2017
DU professor GN Saibaba’s life sentence is a conspiracy of BJP-RSS, says wife Vasantha KumariA Maharashtra court on Tuesday convicted wheel-chair bound Delhi University professor GN Saibaba and five others under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for 'waging war' against India and for their alleged Maoist links, and sentenced all but one to life imprisonment
Mar 03, 2017
West Bengal passes stringent bill against medical negligence in private hospitalsThe West Bengal Assembly on Thursday passed a bill to regulate functioning of private health facilities, providing for up to three year jail terms and trials under the IPC for offenders and fines up to Rs 50 lakh in case of death of patients due to medical negligence.
Mar 02, 2017
Supreme Court turns down abortion plea: Strict, pedantic reading of law is threat to women's rightsIn what could have been deemed a landmark case on abortion laws, the Supreme Court, on Tuesday, rejected the plea of a 37-year-old woman to abort a 26-week-old foetus that showed signs of Down’s Syndrome
Feb 22, 2017
Telangana CM KCR's gold offering at Tirupati is not just deceitful, but also misuse of public fundsIf KCR wishes to make offering he should do it off his own bat and not make it a nationwide affair like he did with his birthday.
Feb 14, 2017
Delhi High Court's treatment of adultery laws pave way for more gender-neutral interpretations of lawThe Delhi High Court has observed, last week, that an act and allegation by either spouse, irrespective of gender, would cause mental cruelty to the other spouse with the same intensity.
Feb 11, 2017
'False rape' cases: Is the feeling of being cheated something that can be explained in our laws?Last year, the Bombay High Court had faced a petition seeking guidelines to ensure that people are not booked under what has been termed as ‘false charges of rape’ after a relationship ends
Feb 09, 2017
3 years on, no justice for rape victims of Muzaffarnagar riots: Amnesty International says Centre and state govt 'failed'The Uttar Pradesh government has failed to make timely investigation and prosecute the seven cases of gang-rape filed following the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots and deliver justice, Amnesty International India said in a press release published on Thursday.
Feb 09, 2017
Uphaar cinema tragedy: Trial by fire comes to end after two decades, here's all you need to knowAfter the Supreme Court's much awaited verdict on the Uphaar cinema fire tragedy case on Thursday, here is a look at how things unfolded since 13 June, 1997 when 59 people had died of asphyxia and 100 were injured in a stampede during the screening of Bollywood movie "Border" in the South Delhi theatre