“A STAGE in the witch-hunt has come to an end,” a beaming Pinarayi Vijayan, State secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), o...
It requires an honest intellectual effort to grasp three stern realities. India will never agree to plebiscite or secession. Pakistan will never accept the LoC as an international border. Kashmiris will never acquiesce in the partition of the State or denial of azadi, democracy and human rights. By A.G. NOORANI
Indian courts have shown that they are ready for progressive interpretations of the law on the rights of persons with disabilities. Therefore, any new law that aims to replace the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995, needs to be a significant improvement on it. By JAYNA KOTHARI
THE Justice Sampath Commission of Inquiry appointed by the Tamil Nadu government to inquire into the police firing at Paramakudi in Rama...
The Supreme Court awards a non-resident Indian an enhanced compensation for medical negligence by a Kolkata hospital. In another significant ruling, it seeks to curb political interference in the functioning of the bureaucracy. By V. VENKATESAN
The series of five cases of mass murder from Bihar must wake India up to the need to strengthen its capacity to deal with the criminal justice aftermath of caste and communal conflicts. By G. MOHAN GOPAL
General (retd) V.K. Singh’s disclosures, though motivated, reveal that New Delhi persists still in the policies it adopted in 1947—let loose spies in Kashmir with huge money bags. Thus armed, they will inevitably play dirty tricks. By A.G. NOORANI