Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Topic: Law

Sheer political vendetta

Yet the decision of the Chief Judicial Magistrate of Surat to convict and sentence a prominent Indian politician like Rahul Gandhi to two years in prison is unique and, in a sense, a denial of the Supreme Court's concept.

“Hasty arrests, prolonged incarceration of undertrials need urgent attention,” says CJI

Speaking at an event in Jaipur in the presence of Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju and senior judges of the Supreme Court, the Chief Justice of India N V Ramana expressed concern over the high ratio of undertrial prisoners and said the “process is the punishment.”

Indian laws structured to discriminate against marginalised: Orissa HC chief justice

Orissa High Court Chief Justice S Muralidhar on Thursday said that Indian laws were structured to discriminate against the marginalised.

Hijab becomes litmus test for Indian secularism debate

The Genocide Watch recently predicted a brewing genocide in India. One such sign could be seen in Karnataka’s Udupi district where for the last...

In UP, judiciary is under pressure: Lawyer Abubakr Sabbaq

Ahead of UP State Assembly elections, Maktoob speaks to Sabbaq on law enforcement, judiciary and the spiking lawlessness in the state.

An unconstitutional draft population control Bill that must go

Uttar Pradesh Law Commission released a draft of “The Uttar Pradesh Population (Control, stabilization, and welfare) Bill 2021” (hereafter referred to as ‘the Bill’) is an attack on the rights of the marginalized groups (women, disabled and minority), privacy, with no rationale and manifestly vague.