'We expect mobs on the subcontinent to hand out punishment without trial.''To have ministers doing it and then being proud about it says something about how the law is treated in India and how seriously ministers take their oath of office,' says Aakar Patel. All ministers and prime ministers who take office in India make this promise: 'I do swear in the name of God that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of India as by law established, that I will uphold the sovereignty ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU, Feb 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nepal hasextended the term of two panels investigating allegations of warcrimes committed during the Himalayan nation's decade-long civilwar, saying more time was needed to probe the tens of ...Sify, 1 month ago
[India], Feb. 3 (ANI): In the latest development in the Nirbhayai Gangrape Case, the Supreme Court on Friday directed the superintendent of the Tihar Jail to allow the lawyers of the convicts to meet them and file a detailed affidavit within two weeks related ...Sify, 1 month ago Nirbhaya case: SC to continue hearing over convicts' plea challenging death sentence Sify, 1 month ago
As Twitter trolls went about their ugly business against Zaira Wasim, the young Kashmiri girl who played Geeta Phogat Junior with such elan and aplomb in Dangal, the intolerance debate saw the volume being pumped up yet again. Intolerance on the part of ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
Four years after Jyoti Singh, or 'Nirbhaya', was brutalised and left to die, our collective conscience has woken up again. After the alleged Bangalore mass molestation incident that occurred on New Year's Eve, similar problematic questions are being thrown ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
A German woman on trial with her boyfriend on charges that they abducted, raped and killed a Chinese student last year has admitted in court she lured the victim into an abandoned building where she was assaulted. The dpa news agency reports that in a written ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
If this were a list of films to look forward to in 2017, many of us would have been jumping up and down with excitement. Since it isn't, there will be fewer of us jumping - but we have ample reason to. Reason no. 1: The god of small things has decided to ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
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