Institutionalising Hindutva

Hindutva in Judiciary

Pegasus raises dark questions about the Supreme Court and judicial independence

By Shoaib Daniyal Judicial independence is a necessary condition for democracy since it acts as a check to authoritarian power. However, a hallmark of the...

Acquitted – first judgment in Northeast Delhi riots case is out

By Anand Mohan J  More than a year after the Northeast Delhi riots, a Delhi court Tuesday pronounced its first judgment in a riots case,...

Mathura court denies bail to journalist Siddique Kappan

New Delhi: A Mathura court on Tuesday dismissed the bail plea of journalist Siddique Kappan who was picked up by the UP Police in...

Bar Association of India Criticises New BCI Rules Prohibiting Criticism of Itself, Judges

The Bar Association of India (BAI), a voluntary organisation of lawyers, has passed a resolution against the Bar Council of India’s(BCI) rules that seek to prohibit...

A Crisis of Resistance: Aftermath of the Ayodhya Judgement

BY ARITRO BOSE AND JIBRAAN MANSOOR In an intricate analysis of the debates around the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991, ARITRO BOSE and...

‘In last few years, at times state has backed mob attacking civil liberties. It is necessary for courts to protect liberties’: Justice Govid Mathur

Justice Mathur admits “guilt” about CAA protests’ hearing not being taken to conclusion, criticises “liberal use” of NSA and sedition law, expresses concern over...