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SC's actions in Prashant Bhushan, Twitter case show court as vehicle for administration, not dispenser of justice
India

SC's actions in Prashant Bhushan, Twitter case show court as vehicle for administration, not dispenser of justice

If Twitter has an obligation to unilaterally take down tweets without an order, then the SC must not just state the source of this obligation but also spell out when this obligation is activated

As Perry Mason returns to TV in a new HBO series, a look at the character's history
Lifestyle

As Perry Mason returns to TV in a new HBO series, a look at the character's history

In 1933, Erle Stanley Gardner finished his first Perry Mason novel. When he died in 1970, he had finished more than 80 books in the series.

LSAT India 2020: Exam and registration dates extended by a month; apply on www.discoverlaw.in
India

LSAT India 2020: Exam and registration dates extended by a month; apply on www.discoverlaw.in

The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) has been postponed by one month to help accommodate students appearing for the remaining CBSE board examinations

Legal portal Law Sikho apologises for webinar criticised as being sexist, but fiasco serves as reminder of issues plaguing the industry
India

Legal portal Law Sikho apologises for webinar criticised as being sexist, but fiasco serves as reminder of issues plaguing the industry

Law Sikho, a portal that claims to be the “world's most advanced practical legal training” tool, held a webinar only for men on 15 May titled ‘How can busy professionals have a dating life’. The webinar, criticised for objectifying women and normalising harassment, is a reminder of the sexism that is rampant in the legal industry

Nirmala Sitharaman's COVID-19 package invites social criticism, but she may have more cards up her sleeves
Business

Nirmala Sitharaman's COVID-19 package invites social criticism, but she may have more cards up her sleeves

Nirmala Sitharaman's advisers have been speaking of why fiscal prudence is important to avoid India being downgraded from investment grade by global credit rating agencies

Theatre owners irked by direct-to-digital release of Indian films, say it can never replace traditional moviegoing experience
Entertainment

Theatre owners irked by direct-to-digital release of Indian films, say it can never replace traditional moviegoing experience

Even though exhibitors are unhappy with producers choosing to go the digital way, they still think that OTT platforms will never be an alternative for the moviegoing audience.

Coronavirus outbreak has revealed big gaps in healthcare, law enforcement in India; time for reforms is now
India

Coronavirus outbreak has revealed big gaps in healthcare, law enforcement in India; time for reforms is now

India has no national mechanism to track and manage data for all coronavirus positive persons across the country. Where they go, what happens to them, how they fare, what their trajectories are

Crime, courtroom drama in Indian entertainment: How the genres sway popular opinion on law and judiciary
Entertainment

Crime, courtroom drama in Indian entertainment: How the genres sway popular opinion on law and judiciary

The report studies the way in which the police and judiciary are represented in Indian entertainment in crime and courtroom narratives, and its impact on shaping citizens’ understanding of these institutions and the democracy-building project, at large.

Protests over Citizenship Act reach West Bengal; agitators demanding revocation of law vandalise railway stations, block roads
India

Protests over Citizenship Act reach West Bengal; agitators demanding revocation of law vandalise railway stations, block roads

Protests over the amended Citizenship Act reached the shores of West Bengal on Friday, with agitators resorting to violence and arson at railway stations and thoroughfares across the state, seeking immediate revocation of the law

Black customers asked to change tables at Chicago restaurant; attorney demands training of employees for 'racially charged situations'
World

Black customers asked to change tables at Chicago restaurant; attorney demands training of employees for 'racially charged situations'

An attorney representing a group of black customers who say they were asked to change tables at a Chicago-area Buffalo Wild Wings because of their skin color urged the restaurant chain Tuesday to make wholesale changes to avoid a discrimination lawsuit

Qandeel Baloch honour killing: Pakistan court sentences social media star’s brother to life imprisonment, five others acquitted
World

Qandeel Baloch honour killing: Pakistan court sentences social media star’s brother to life imprisonment, five others acquitted

The brother of Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch was on Friday sentenced to life in prison for her murder - the country's highest-profile 'honour killing'

Supreme Court refuses to intervene after JD(U) MP's self-proclaimed wife moves plea seeking to live with him
Politics

Supreme Court refuses to intervene after JD(U) MP's self-proclaimed wife moves plea seeking to live with him

JD(U) Rajya Sabha MP Mahendra Prasad, popularly known as 'King Mahendra', has found himself in a peculiar legal tangle wherein a woman has knocked at the doors of the Supreme Court seeking to live with him claiming to be his legally wedded wife

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to address UN Climate Action Summit in New York; Donald Trump to meet Imran Khan on sidelines of UNGA session today; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to address UN Climate Action Summit in New York; Donald Trump to meet Imran Khan on sidelines of UNGA session today; day's top stories

Here are the day's top stories: Narendra Modi to address UN Climate Action Summit in New York today; Chinmayanand arrested: Shahjahanpur student to appear before Allahabad HC on Monday; and more

Chinmayanand case: Law student records statement before Shahjahanpur magistrate, says she remained in court for 4 hours
India

Chinmayanand case: Law student records statement before Shahjahanpur magistrate, says she remained in court for 4 hours

The student who levelled rape charges against BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand recorded her statement before a magistrate in Shahjahanpur on Monday.

Timely push from SC, Narendra Modi's mandate indicate time is right for fresh look at Uniform Civil Code
India

Timely push from SC, Narendra Modi's mandate indicate time is right for fresh look at Uniform Civil Code

A Uniform Civil Code for citizens — one law for one nation — has not been implemented even though it is enshrined in Article 44 of the Indian Constitution dealing with Directive Principles of State Policy, and 63 years have lapsed since the reformation of Hindu law in 1956

Chinmayanand rape case: Shahjahanpur student gives pen drive with 43 videos to Special Investigation Team
India

Chinmayanand rape case: Shahjahanpur student gives pen drive with 43 videos to Special Investigation Team

The postgraduate student who has accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape on Saturday gave a pen drive containing 43 videos to the SIT to support her allegations

23-yr-old Dalit officer in Uttar Pradesh commits suicide after being humiliated by village head, farmers' leader; five arrested
India

23-yr-old Dalit officer in Uttar Pradesh commits suicide after being humiliated by village head, farmers' leader; five arrested

A 23-year-old Dalit officer has committed suicide in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district, alleging humiliation and mental harassment by a village head, a leader of a farmers' outfit and others

DK Shivakumar sent to ED custody till 13 September; agency says Congress leader was 'non-cooperative' during investigation
Politics

DK Shivakumar sent to ED custody till 13 September; agency says Congress leader was 'non-cooperative' during investigation

A Delhi court on Tuesday sent arrested Congress leader DK Shivakumar to Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody till 13 September in connection with an alleged money laundering case

Khagragarh blast case: NIA court awards jail terms to 19, including four Bangladeshi nationals; trial of 12 other accused to continue
India

Khagragarh blast case: NIA court awards jail terms to 19, including four Bangladeshi nationals; trial of 12 other accused to continue

A special NIA court on Friday awarded varying jail terms to 19 people, including four Bangladeshi nationals, in the Khagragarh blast case, in which links of terror group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) were found