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Opinion

Assam NRC: “Gauhati High Court has given me hope for justice”

As ‘foreigner’ ex-army officer walks out of detention camp, uncertainty stares at hundreds of other Sanaullahs

June 10,2019

Case update

EC bans screening of ‘PM Narendra Modi’ biopic till end of Lok Sabha polls

Poll panel’s move comes a day after top court rejects petition seeking a stay on its release, saying ECI was the appropriate forum.

April 10,2019

Elections 2019

How migrant workers leave behind their right to vote

Around 400 million domestic migrants who toil for their daily bread are not able to exercise their franchise.

April 10,2019

‘Agitate for Hindu Rashtra’

Inside the mind of BJP’s youngest saffron star

April 8,2019

Lok Sabha Polls: Kathua rape and murder case

Former BJP strongman, Choudhary Lal Singh, has queered the pitch for saffron party in Jammu region as he is contesting from both the parliamentary constituencies after launching his own political outfit.

April 6,2019

Lok Sabha Polls 2019 | ‘It’s martial law’

Ban on civilian traffic on highway twice a week evokes sharp criticism in Kashmir.

April 4,2019

Case update

Delhi HC dismisses India TV’s plea to restrain its journalist from joining rival news-channel

“Any injunction would also be in violation of Article 21 of the Constitution. The right to life with human dignity of a person is a fundamental right of every citizen for pursuit of happiness and excellence,” the court order read, adding that “Liberty aims at freedom not only from arbitrary restraint but also to secure such conditions which are essential for the full development of human personality.”

February 5,2019

Politics

Kathua: Bakerwal victim’s family stares at bleak future

The family of the slain eight-year-old girl, which has been subjected to a social and administrative boycott, pleads with the government to provide them a piece of land elsewhere in lieu of their land in Rasana village. Many of their own community members, according to the family, have started acting distant after the incident. The civil administration — in keeping with the majority sentiment — also seems to have imposed a boycott on the family.

December 11,2018

Miscellany

Hear the Mahatma’s heart beating

The idea behind recreation of the heartbeat from his old ECG report, according to director of the museum A Annamalai, is to connect people to Gandhi not just intellectually but also emotionally

October 2,2018

Democracy and Rule of Law

Talib’s plea: Torture makes custody unlawful, say Jaising and Fernandes

Senior advocate Indira Jaising and advocate Sunil Fernandes — appearing for the petitioner, a relative of Talib Hussain — submitted that the moment there’s torture perpetrated against the accused/prisoner, the custody becomes unlawful. Supreme Court has issued a notice to the J&K Police to file a reply to the allegations. The matter will be next heard on August 21, 2018.

August 8,2018

Politics

Arrest of Talib Hussain raises multiple doubts

The police had been restrained from arresting Hussain by the J&K High Court in a case of domestic violence filed by his estranged wife. While the court order was issued on July 30, the sister-in-law of his wife filed a complaint of rape, committed allegedly a month and a half ago, on the very next day.

August 5,2018

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