A person occupying constitutional position requiring independence is expected to have no encumbrances that would require him to seek favours from any government, Central or state.
A bench of justices considered the statement of the lawyer appearing for the two police officers and asked them to “step down” from their posts.
Judges whose rulings have gone against the BJP and its leaders are discovering that their prospects for advancement have been blocked.
The Thane police told Shamima Kausar that she will have to pay Rs 1,723 per day if she wants to continue receiving protection for her and her family.
Kiren Rijiju and his cousin Goboi Rijiju have been named in an alleged fraud involving the Kameng Hydro Electric Project that “may extend to Rs 450 crores”
The filing of an FIR for theft will take attention away from the far more serious charge of murder, the trial for which has yet to start though three years have passed since the chargesheet was filed.
The Supreme Court has erred in refusing to examine why the CBI did not appeal the discharge of the BJP president in a case of triple murder – the encounter killings of Kauser Bi, her husband Sohrabuddin and his associate Tulsiram Prajapati.
Prasad was at the centre of a row recently after a report alleged he was tutoring a witness in the missing papers probe.
Activist and writer Harsh Mander and The Wire’s founding editor Siddharth Varadarjan discuss the details of the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case.
With its credibility under attack, the BJP-led government will have lot of answering to do in the next few days.
Rana Ayyub in conversation with Siddharth Varadarajan on her self published and recently launched ‘Gujarat Files – Anatomy of a cover-up’.
Instead of asking whether the guilty have been punished, the questions around the Ishrat Jahan ‘fake encounter’ continue to be about if she was an LeT operative.
Fake encounters have become common but India needs to get back to rule of law, however weak and slow it may be.
While the hijack of grand strategy by the intelligence community is amply evident, what is not clear is whether this is the product of the rise of majoritarian political forces or a logical extension of the state’s existing predisposition towards relying on its intelligence arm.
Raising a ruckus over P. Chidambaram’s “second affidavit” in the Ishrat Jahan case will not make the truth about encounter killings go away.
If Pakistan is simply going through the motions of an investigation and has no intention of acting against the perpetrators of the Pathankot attack, this will mar the prospects of the resumption of the foreign secretary-level dialogue with India.
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.
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.
New Delhi: While former Home Minister P Chidambaram has been defending his role in filing a second affidavit in the Gujarat high court in 2009 in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to consider a writ petition to initiate contempt of court […]
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.
With the Home Ministry turning down a CBI request to sanction four IB officers, there is not much left to pursue
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