In times of fear and insecurity, much of it manufactured, it is only a politics of morality, like that of Gandhi, that can come up with an appropriate response.
P.P. Pandey was chargesheeted for murder by the CBI, but he was also appointed Gujarat’s police chief by the government.
The agency appears to be constrained by the unholy nexus of politicisation and unprofessional excesses, and is in danger of becoming a loyal servant to those in power.
The MPISA only seeks to address issues that have already been addressed through existing laws and then further empowers the police to absurd lengths.
While the agency has the power and the right to disagree with the earlier investigation conducted by the Maharashtra ATS, the history of the Malegaon blasts case raises serious doubts about the integrity of the NIA’s own investigative efforts.
The loss of witness statements is the latest development in a trial that is in danger of being derailed by the investigating agency itself.
In exonerating Rahul Sharma and criticising the government for wrongfully targeting the former police officer, the CAT has shone a spotlight on the state’s lack of interest in punishing the perpetrators of the 2002 riots.
It is the Centre that has crossed the line of legality by trying to take away what has been given to the Delhi government by the Constitution
The strategy Modi perfected was to file cases of all kinds against the official and unofficial opposition in order to simply tire his opponents out, and drain them physically and financially.
Special Prosecutor Rohini Salian’s claims of being asked to go slow on the Malegaon blasts case raises disturbing questions