Three Gujarat cops accused in Ishrat encounter case discharged by CBI...

With the proceedings against the three dropped, the trial has practically come to an end, unless the CBI appeals against the same. A special CBI...

2013 Muzaffarnagar Riots: Court Allows To Withdraw Case Against 12 BJP...

At least 62 people were killed and more than 50,000 displaced in the communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar and its neighbouring districts in 2013. Muzaffarnagar (Uttar...

Special Court Acquits Ex-BJP Leader Chinmayanand in Rape Case

In October 2020, the law student in question had turned hostile to her statement before a special MP-MLA court. A special on Friday, 26 March...

Former judge who glorified Brahmins joins BJP

V. Chitambaresh had said Brahmins should 'always be at the helm of affairs' A retired Kerala High Court judge, who had kicked up a row...

Two former Kerala High Court judges join BJP

Chitambaresh said he has been an active ABVP worker during his student days at Victoria College, Palakkad. By Express News Service KOCHI: Former Kerala High Court judges P...

Two Papers on Judicial Bias in India

By Alok Prasanna Kumar Two papers studying bias in judicial decision-making in India using large data sets have come to very different conclusions. One examines...

The Indian judiciary didn’t suddenly decline in the Modi years –...

The narrative of decline comes from the fact that arbitrary use of judicial power was largely coded as a good thing earlier. BJP has...

A List of Activists, Scholars and Scribes Whose Personal Liberty Remains...

These men and women have struggled either in securing regular hearings, or in having their basic human rights protected, or both. New Delhi/Mumbai: On September 7,...

Is the Indian Judiciary Independent Anymore?

The acquittal of senior BJP leaders on charges of criminal conspiracy over the destruction of the Babri mosque in 1992 is not just a...

Babri Mosque case: Indian courts are no longer immune to Hindutva...

Instead of staying aloof from extremism, now even the courts have become exclusively Hindu courts, says the author. All the 32 accused, including LK Advani,...

Babri mosque: India court acquits BJP leaders in demolition case

A court in India has acquitted top leaders of the governing BJP of any wrongdoing in the destruction by Hindu mobs of a historic...

Court Tells Umar Khalid Can’t See Family While in Police Custody

Khalid’s counsel Trideep Pais informed the court that a verbal assurance was given to them by the police for meeting, but later they were...

Supreme Court’s apparent reluctance to question government on consequential issues affects...

Almost immediately after assuming office, in 2014, the Narendra Modi government blocked the elevation of Gopal Subramanium as a judge of the apex court. The...