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Muzaffarnagar Riots: Court Acquits 20 People Accused Of Burning Down Muslims’...

By Rushda Fathima Khan A local court in Uttar Pradesh on Monday acquitted 20 people who were accused of burning houses, robbery and extortion in...

Indian court exhorts Modi to “protect Hindu rights” with further communalist...

By Kranti Kumara A High Court judge in Allahabad in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh issued a reactionary ruling dripping with Hindu-supremacism earlier...

Gyanvapi mosque title dispute | Allahabad High Court stays lower court...

‘Judicial enthusiasm should not obliterate the profound responsibility that is expected from the court below’   The Allahabad High Court on Thursday placed an interim stay...

Watch | Is Justice Qureshi’s Exclusion from SC the Price for...

By Arfa Khanum Sherwani On Tuesday, Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana administered the oath of office to nine new judges, including three women judges,...

Cow should be declared national animal, given fundamental rights: Allahabad High...

The Allahabad High Court Wednesday said that the cow is “part and parcel” of India’s culture and should be declared as the national animal. The...

Former CJI Bobde meets Mohan Bhagwat at RSS headquarters in Nagpur

By Vivek Deshpande  Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) S A Bobde on Tuesday met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat. While RSS officials denied...

Why Justice Kureshi’s Omission from Collegium List Raises Questions

The recent omission of Justice Akil Abduhamid Kureshi – one of the seniormost high court chief justices in the country – from the list of nine...

Justice Kureshi’s Exclusion from SC Collegium List Sends a Message: Be...

By SANJOY GHOSE “A righteous government is of all the most to be wished for, Bearing of blessing and good fortune in the highest. Guided...

Judge who remanded Amit Shah to CBI custody excluded from SC...

Hyderabad: Justice Akil Abdulhamid Kureshi, one of the senior-most High Court chief justices in the country, has been left out from the list cleared...

Gyan Vapi case: Mosque administration to pursue appeal against ASI survey...

Three months after a Varanasi court permitted a survey of the Gyan Vapi Mosque – Kashi Vishwanath Temple complex by the Archaeological Survey of India...

More Than a Judicial Murder

By Sudhir Chandra It is more than a month since Father Stan Swamy’s death. Death – the neutral word jars. Particularly when seemingly more appropriate...

Jamia Shooter, 19, Gets Bail In Hate Speech Case

By Meher Pandey, A 19-year-old man who was arrested last month for allegedly making hate speeches has been granted bail by a Haryana court on...

Commissions of Untruth : The politics of India’s ad-hoc judicial inquiries

ON 14 SEPTEMBER 2020, a 19-year-old Dalit woman was sexually assaulted in the millet fields of Bul Garhi, a village in the Hathras district...