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14 min or 14 sec, doesnt matter; harassment is harassment: Rishiraj Singh

14 min or 14 sec, doesnt matter; harassment is harassment: Ris...

"A case can be filed against men who annoyingly stare at women for more than 14 seconds." "Most of us dont know that an FIR can be registered against a man who stares continuously at a woman for more than 14 seconds. But not a single case has been registered ..., 1 week ago
Times of India

CJI slams govt for stalling appointment of judges

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court's frustration over its eight-month-long face-off with the Centre found expression in an open courtroom on Friday with a bench headed by India's chief justice T S Thakur launching a scathing attack on the government, ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
The Hindu

The cause is AFSPA

By Pradip Phanjoubam Irom Chanu Sharmila has always made puzzling decisions, whether it is going on a hunger strike and steadfastly sticking to it for 16 whole years, or suddenly calling it off and deciding to contest elections. Most remarkable, ...
 South Asia Monitor3 weeks ago
HardNews Magazine

Kashmir: Will we ever regain Paradise?

The extrajudicial killing of Burhan Wani has brought Kashmir to boiling point yet again. The youth are taking to the streets in large numbers, security forces are clamping down with a vengeance, and casualties are amassing on both sides. It is ...
 HardNews Magazine1 month ago

Proposing 49% FDI in print: too little, too late

Going by the verdict of experts in the media sector, India may continue to be starved for foreign investments in newspapers even if the government finally clears the proposal allowing 49% FDI in the segment It may be a bit of a stretch but there are ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago

SC's orders on AFSPA prove that it is a draconian provision, not an enabling one

The Supreme Court's trashing of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) on 8 July must come as a breather for all nationalist Indians. The apex court was hearing a petition by Families of Manipur that had listed 1528 cases of fake encounters ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Most extreme example of judicial overreach

The Memorandum of Procedure on appointment of judges to constitutional courts, as restructured by the Union of India, is not acceptable to Supreme Court. It has been returned with modifications, yet again. In the meanwhile, there are 37 vacancies ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

Security forces cannot use excessive force in AFSPA areas: Supreme Court

Serving a blow to immunity enjoyed by armed forces under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) against criminal action for acts committed in disturbed areas, the Supreme Court on Friday held that armed forces personnel and police cannot use ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Security forces can't use excessive force even in AFSPA areas: SC  Kashmir Times1 month ago SFs cannot use excessive force in AFSPA areas SC  E Pao1 month ago

Law that should go: Supreme Court challenges Afspa's license to kill

To continue reading, we request you to support us by disabling your Ad Blocker In order to serve content on our website, we rely on advertising revenue which helps us to ensure that we continue to serve high quality unbiased journalism. To know ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

Swathi murder: Lawmakers have always made light of stalking and that's the problem

Though perverse, it is probably not surprising that stalking is considered a minor sexual peccadillo in a culture where politicians justify rape couched in a 'boys-will-be-boys' language, and Bollywood celebrities draw crude analogies with rape.
 Firstpost.com1 month ago
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