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  • Reining in the police

    Reining in the police

    A major cause for overflowing dockets in courts is the tendency of police forces to slap cases on flimsy grounds.

    April 29, 2021
  • Rule of Law

    Rule of Law

    Some recent amendments have introduced provisions for plea bargaining, compromise and summary procedures for trials, so that disputes could be resolved quickly to the satisfaction of both parties. Yet, many judges revel in continuing with legalese and archaic procedures that make lawyers indispensable even for petty cases and result in disputes dragging on for years

    March 17, 2021
  • Why Trump should fear a post-Civil War law

    Why Trump should fear a post-Civil War law

    The US Congress could use an arcane section of the 14th Amendment to hold Donald Trump accountable for the Capitol attack, says GERARD MAGLIOCCA.

    February 4, 2021
  • Women and property rights

    Women and property rights

    While judicial pronouncements have provided a limited extent of gender equality in property rights, legislative measures are necessary to protect a woman’s property rights, says SUJATA KUMARI MUNI.

    February 4, 2021
  • No rule of law in Bengal: Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel

    No rule of law in Bengal: Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel

    BJP will come to power in Bengal after four months by winning 200 seats.

    December 25, 2020
  • Badal returns Padma Vibhushan in protest against farm laws

    Badal returns Padma Vibhushan in protest against farm laws

    Badal described the “the black laws now implemented by the government” as “the proverbial last nail in the coffin of the country’s farmers.

    December 4, 2020
  • Uttar Pradesh Home Department proposes for stringent law against ‘love jihad’: Reports

    Uttar Pradesh Home Department proposes for stringent law against ‘love jihad’: Reports

    Welcoming High Court ruling which had declared that conversion for the sole purpose of marriage is not valid, the chief minister had also said posters would be put up of those involved in 'love jihad'.

    November 21, 2020
  • Bring in law to curb pvt schools’ huge fees: parents to HP govt

    Bring in law to curb pvt schools’ huge fees: parents to HP govt

    Private schools have hiked fees ‘arbitrarily’ and been charging them from parents even though schools have continued to remain shut amid the Covid pandemic, says Student Parents Forum adding it’ll intensify agitation on the issue.

    September 14, 2020
  • Rule of Law higher than the law

    Rule of Law higher than the law

    A CBI investigation under the supervision of the High Court must be made mandatory in all cases where the Central and State governments do not agree on such a course of action, says G RAMACHANDRA REDDY

    August 27, 2020
  • Five upcoming South Indian movies that you simply can’t miss

    Five upcoming South Indian movies that you simply can’t miss

    With the weekend almost we’ve got a list of 5 upcoming regional films that will sort out your weekend binge plans.

    July 17, 2020
  • Kannada film ‘Law’ takes OTT route; makers unveil new poster

    Kannada film ‘Law’ takes OTT route; makers unveil new poster

    Created by Puneeth Rajkumar’s PRK Productions, the film will launch on July 17, 2020 exclusively on Amazon Prime.

    July 8, 2020
  • A system crying out for change

    A system crying out for change

    The decision to commute the life sentence of the accused in the Jessica Lal case highlights the need for urgent reforms in the criminal justice system, says G L VERMA.

    July 3, 2020
  • Bending to a superior force

    Bending to a superior force

    A Force Majeure clause is no panacea for the economic pyrexia that has gripped a contracting party.

    June 25, 2020
  • To eliminate bias

    To eliminate bias

    The concept of Office of Profit must be extended to judges on the verge of retirement, says ASHIT KUMAR SRIVASTAVA.

    May 7, 2020
  • Force Majeure and the Covid-19 pandemic

    Force Majeure and the Covid-19 pandemic

    Many contracts that have not been executed because of the intervention of a 'superior force' will be in jeopardy, writes GAURANG KANTH.

    April 30, 2020
  • Arming India for the future

    Arming India for the future

    Structural changes and legislative reforms are required to tackle future pandemics and bio-terrorism in India, say Utkarsh Dixit and Illashree Singh.

    April 25, 2020
  • Environment and the law

    Environment and the law

    Countries are now serious about environmental degradation and are using international environmental law to tackle this crisis, say JOYEETA BANERJEE and RAJDEEP BANERJEE.

    November 14, 2019