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Kritika A

Kritika is a practising criminal lawyer in Bombay Sessions Court.


Women's rights

Agastyakoodam: Another Sabarimala

The High Court of Kerala by an Interim Order struck down the permission for women to trek to Agastyakoodam peak on a plea filed by Bhagavan Kani and Ors. on the pretext that that even tribal women were not allowed to enter the abode of sage Agasthya who was a celibate.

July 19,2018

Women's rights

[WATCH] What is Female Genital Mutilation(FGM)?

The Leaflet speaks to Masooma Ranalvi.

July 16,2018

History and law

The story that cannot be told

‘Six people died and the wage was ‘hiked’ by some paise. The worth of one person’s life is some paise.’

June 28,2018

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

Freedom of Press

‘Bukhari was character assassinated’

At the memorial meeting held at the Press Club of India in New Delhi, senior journalists paid tribute to the Rising Kashmir editor-in-chief, noting the courage and heart in his work.

June 20,2018

Human Rights

OHCHR report: Belated signpost

In its recommendation to the both Indian and Pakistan governments, the 49-page report asks them to ‘fully respect the right of self-determination of the people of Kashmir as protected under international law’.

June 18,2018


The Delhi tug-of-war

The political atmosphere in Delhi is only matched by the heat and dust engulfing it from all sides, making breathing very difficult in the capital city of India. Will the dust settle soon?

June 15,2018

International Law

Bigotry boomerangs

The celebrity Indian-origin chef was called out on social media for his rank Islamophobia, resulting in the hotel JW Marriott terminating his contract.

June 13,2018

History and law

Past Continuous

The silhouette of the Red Fort, the warmth of the winter sun softly glowing from across the Humanyun’s tomb, the rare visits of the peacocks in Lodhi gardens, the sprawling, beautiful chaos of the Jama Masjid, the deserted Adham Khan’s tomb, and many more such sites are governed by Acts aimed at conserving and protecting these heritage monuments.

June 11,2018

Social Justice

India’s dilution of progressive land rights

The gradual erosion of entitlements and community/individual rights to land, forest resources is the bedrock of the massive ongoing unrest.

May 20,2018

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