Independence of judiciary

Will Justice Gogoi be superseded?

Justice Gogoi’s ‘fitness to hold the office’ of the CJI has, in fact, been bolstered by his participation in the unprecedented press conference on January 12, 2018.

June 26,2018

The Kashmir Conversation

A problem called Kashmir

The first thing that should be done by our civilised society is to rediscover the empathy with Kashmir’s pain. This empathy should not be allowed to be lost in retributive vendetta.

June 25,2018

Democracy and Rule of Law

Serial offender with deep pockets

The killings and now the arrest of Advocate S Vanchinathan, one of the lawyers providing legal aid to the people, show Tamil Nadu government is in cahoots with the errant mining giant.

June 21,2018

The Kashmir Conversation

Vortex of political uncertainties

As the Governor’s rule is imposed for the eighth time in the last 40 years, there’s speculation that NN Vohra will be replaced by an Army veteran to pump up ‘Doval doctrine’ in the Valley.

June 20,2018

Social Justice

Don’t need Trafficking of Persons Bill

All that the Bill does is add yet another legislation to the already fragmented landscape of laws on human trafficking, exposing vulnerable communities to draconian punitive overkill.

May 7,2018

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