Three weeks after a minor girl in Handwara alleged there had been a molestation bid on her by an army man, she remains in custody. Under what law and for what purpose is not clear.
Riding the anti-graft wave is a clever strategy that helps the ruling party divert attention from most pressing economic issues, such as the crises in the rural agriculture sector and growing joblessness.
The alternative opinion may bring adequate heft to the current bi-polar debate on the scam and, if pursued seriously, could also change the general political climate.
The scam had first come to light in 2012 when the defence ministry had put on hold all prospective deals with Finmeccanica after its subsidiary AgustaWestland had breached the pre-contract integrity pact.
Amit Jani, leader of the UP Navnirman Sena, has claimed that the country-made pistol found on a DTC bus was meant to be used to kill All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader Asaduddin Owaisi.
A round-up of what’s happening in the worlds of gender and sexuality
Ishrat Jahan is continued to be labelled a terrorist to keep the politics of nationalistic vigilantism alive. In this rhetorical din, what’s lost is the natural process of justice.
The constant resurrection of the Ishrat Jahan case, and the dubious arrest of Kanhaiya Kumar and other JNU students have played out like a re-run of the Narendra Modi-Amit Shah method of dealing with dissent and challenges.
Vijay Mallya is at an advantageous position to negotiate with the Centre in the money-laundering and wilful-default case.
Vrinda Grover, lawyer for the family of the teenager shot dead by the Gujarat police in 2004, says the only question before the courts is that of her custodial killing.
The latest of the two cases involving the director was highlighted when CBI in October 2015 wrote to the CVO of the health ministry.
The NDA’s small-mindedness and combative style has led it to make a mess of political relations inside and outside Parliament
As Principal Secretary to Narendra Modi in Gujarat, G.C. Murmu was caught on tape intimidating even senior officials from testifying against his boss
Those corporates which wish to promote honesty should pledge to publicly display all their transactions with the Central and state governments on their websites.
With the CBI entrusted with investigating corruption allegations against the well-connected UP engineer Yadav Singh, the SP leadership knows the only way to save itself is to strike a deal with the BJP.
By hearing only the businessmen guilty of the Uphaar fire—and not the victims or the CBI—in deciding to let the Ansal brothers off without imprisonment, the Supreme Court upended a basic principle of natural justice.
Withdrawal of ‘Y’ category security a sign that Modi and Mulayam are drawing close to each other, says Vishwanath Chaturvedi
CBI says it lacks manpower to probe DMAT scam The CBI has expressed its inability to probe a scam linked to Vyapam stating that they lack the manpower to investigate the connected issue. In response to a petition by Anand Rai, the whistleblower behind Vyapam, the CBI said “In […]
The court made it clear that there was no threat “national security and public interest” if Setalvad and her husband remain free and also questioned the need for their custodial interrogation.
On July 14, 2015, the Central Bureau of Investigation raided the home of anti-communalism activist Teesta Setalvad, a week after the Union Home Ministry transferred an ongoing investigation into her finances to the elite agency. The CBI filed a case against her last week for criminal conspiracy and illegally receiving foreign […]
It’s vendetta, claims Setalvad, who has been fighting for victims of the 2002 Gujarat violence
With changing political winds, the course of investigations into Vyapam-like scams and criminal cases changes, too
Special Prosecutor Rohini Salian’s claims of being asked to go slow on the Malegaon blasts case raises disturbing questions
With the Home Ministry turning down a CBI request to sanction four IB officers, there is not much left to pursue
The most recent attempt to usurp the powers of Delhi Government in the matter of postings of civil servants shows complete disregard for constitutional norms and is a cynical abuse of power