Speaking to The Wire, the former chief justice of the Delhi high court feels it is ‘absolutely necessary’ to order an enquiry as the allegations can ‘stigmatise’ the judiciary.
Justice A.P. Shah said, “There is very little scope now for those wanting to support Section 377…invading the bedroom can’t be considered reasonable restriction [on the fundamental right to privacy].”
In a country beset with serious socio-economic problems, where job creation is at a record low and farm distress shows no signs of relenting, we are busy debating cows, statues and couples in love.
A group of concerned citizens have criticised the Centre’s use of excessive military power in Kashmir and urged it to initiate political dialogue to end violence in the Valley.
“Our right to free speech and expression is not a gift or a privilege that the government bestows on us; it is our right.”
Reports and anecdotal accounts show a pattern of wrongful imprisonment of hundreds of Muslim youths who are convicted on the basis of flimsy evidence.