punishment

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  • Looking backwards

    Looking backwards

    It is a trifle disturbing that within days of its progressive assertion that law must keep pace with the times (when dealing with Section 377 IPC criminalising homosexuality) the apex court should have its energies consumed by the curious argument......

    January 16, 2018
  • Lalu seeks 'minimum punishment' in fodder scam due to 'poor health'

    Lalu seeks 'minimum punishment' in fodder scam due to 'poor health'

    As the special CBI court in Ranchi is all set to sentence RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in a case of fodder scam, the former Bihar chief minister on Friday sought minimum punishment owing to his poor health. In a......

    January 5, 2018
  • Punishment not effective to make humans cooperate: study

    Punishment not effective to make humans cooperate: study

    Punishment might not be an effective way to get people to cooperate for the common good, a study has found. Human societies maintain their stability by forming cooperative partnerships. However, cooperation often comes at a cost. For example, a person......

    December 28, 2017
  • BJP backs Mukul Roy on phone tapping charge

    BJP backs Mukul Roy on phone tapping charge

    A day after former Trinamul Congress leader Mukul Roy, now a BJP leader, approached the Delhi High Court over alleged phone tapping by the West Bengal government headed by Mamata Banerjee, his party came out in support of his move.......

    November 19, 2017
  • Sharjeel appeals against ban, PCB seeks tougher sentence

    Sharjeel appeals against ban, PCB seeks tougher sentence

    Banned Pakistan batsman Sharjeel Khan and the country's cricket board are set to battle it out on the quantum of punishment handed to the player for spot- fixing, having filed separate appeals with an independent adjudicator. While Sharjeel has appealed......

    September 22, 2017
  • Gorakhpur boy in suicide note: Ask my teacher not to be so harsh

    Gorakhpur boy in suicide note: Ask my teacher not to be so harsh

    Nearly a week after he consumed poison, a class five student of a convent school in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur died at the BRD Medical College on Wednesday. The boy had left behind a suicide note, claiming his teacher was too......

    September 21, 2017
  • Class 5 girl sent to boys’ loo as punishment in Hyderabad school

    Class 5 girl sent to boys’ loo as punishment in Hyderabad school

    She didn’t turn up in the school uniform and was made to stand in the boys’ loo! The alleged shocker came to an 11-year-old girl at a Hyderabad school. A video being circulated on the social media and purportedly shot......

    September 11, 2017