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Apr 19, 2018
DSP Shwetambari Sharma responds to Kathua defence lawyer's sexist comments, says she's hurt but unmoved by misogynyDeputy Superintendent of Police Shwetambari Sharma, the sole woman officer probing the Kathua rape case, replied to the defence lawyer's misogynistic comments about her.
Apr 12, 2018
Kathua rape case: Lawyers who tried to block filing of chargesheet, went on strike have disgraced professionThe last few days have seen the worst of the legal profession come out in the Kathua rape case as lawyers tried to block the chargesheet from being filed.
Apr 10, 2018
Kathua rape case: Lawyers booked for blocking chargesheet, Omar Abdullah lauds moveAn FIR was registered against lawyers who tried to block the presentation of a chargesheet in court in the rape and murder of a minor girl
Apr 06, 2018
Salman Khan's bail hearing in blackbuck poaching case reserved for Saturday: Actor to stay in Jodhpur jail; highlightsThe actor, who was convicted by the trial court on Thursday and sentenced to five years in prison in a 1998 blackbuck poaching case, will be spending another night in the Jodhpur Central Jail.
Apr 01, 2018
Bangladesh minority rights activist Ratish Chandra Bhowmik goes missing; search operation onA prominent Hindu lawyer in Bangladesh who fought the state's case in high-profile murder trials against Islamist extremists has disappeared, prompting authorities to launch a massive search operation to trace him.
Mar 30, 2018
Justice Chelameswar's letter to CJI: Lawyers' body expresses concern over Centre's interference in appointments of judgesA lawyers' body has expressed grave concern over the issues raised by Supreme Court's senior-most judge Justice J Chelameswar in a letter to the Chief Justice of India urging him to convene a full court to deal with the alleged executive interference in the judiciary
Mar 10, 2018
Supreme Court should consider Indian senior citizens' right to die with dignity, go beyond medical reasonsGiven the collapse of the large Indian family and the known fact that most senior citizens are treated badly, the Supreme Court should consider extending the right to die with dignity to the elderly
Feb 27, 2018
Mumbai lawyers body writes to acting CJ in Bombay HC, urges her to take measures in reassignment of Sohrabuddin caseA city-based lawyers' body has written to the Acting Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court, asking her to take urgent "remedial measures" in view of the reassignment of the Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case.
Feb 13, 2018
South Korean president Park Geun-hye's secret confidante Choi Soon-sil jailed for 20 yearsThe secret confidante of ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye was convicted Tuesday and jailed for 20 years for her key role in the scandal that brought down the head of state.
Feb 12, 2018
Asma Jahangir, a gutsy rights activist who pulled no punches when criticising either India or PakistanAsma Jahangir found herself opposing the other two military rules as well. She was there at the forefront of every difficult moment in Pakistan, opposing Zia and Musharraf alike, standing up for women and minorities, for peace with India and against military intervention in the democratic process.