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States Anurag Thakur “Who is the Ghaddar feeling Hurt?”

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By Amba Charan Vashishth The decision of the Election Commission (EC) of India to ban the Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur and BJP MP Parvesh Verma from campaigning for the current elections to Delhi Vidhan Sabha for 3 and 4 days, respectively, saying that it was not satisfied with the reply given […]

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No Getting Away with Crime

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By Amba Charan Vashishth A teenager of 15 from West Midnapore district of West Bengal, a 14-year old student  from Andheri in Mumbai and a boy of 15 from Jalgaon in Maharashtra have one thing in common: they all logged on to the “Blue Whale challenge” game online and ended up in committing  suicide. According […]

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Justice in Uttarakhand? Yes, but how much & for how long?

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By Amba Charan Vashishtha No gainsaying the fact that the Supreme Court of India has dispensed justice in Uttarakhand by restoring the Harish Rawat led Congress government supported by other splinter groups after defection by its 9 MLAs. But how much and for how long? The question still looms large. The origin of the trouble […]

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Native dress code ‘moral policing’, alien a ‘virtue’

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By Amba Charan Vashishth What an irony that when people are advised to dress property as per Indian traditions, there is a hoarse cry of ‘moral policing’. But these very people are religiously obeying the dress code imposed by our alien British masters. The National Commission of Women (NCW) on April 27, 2016 issued a […]

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No CCTVs in dance bars : There can’t be right to privacy in a public place

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  The Supreme Court order on March 02, 2016 forbade CCTV monitoring of the performance area in dance bars in Mumbai as it would be a violation of privacy. Cameras will only be allowed at the entry and exit points of the bars, the court directed. The verdict does have raised eyebrows among a section […]

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Failure to punish guilty is a ‘crime’ law commits

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Hashimpura killings   By Amba Charan Vashishth It was a great news for many from many angles in the legal history of India. According to the prosecution, Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) personnel had come to village Hashimpura in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut district on May 22, 1987, and picked up about 50 Muslims as a congregation […]

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A Legal Puzzle not Easy to Solve

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 Amba Charan Vashishth Strange are the ways of God. Terian tu hee jane. (Only God knows how He conducts Himself), so goes another saying. No less strange are the ways of law. The thousands of enactments that have gushed out of the statute book of our State and Central legislatures since the colonial rule and after India […]

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A freebie of two side effects with one medicine

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By Amba Charan Vashishth Media carries a very happy and heartening report that a research institute has developed an intravenous injection that will do away with suffering of a severe backache forever.  If that happens, it will provide another life to the ailing. In the present day lifestyle, backache is a very common painful experience. […]

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Godse' no longer an unparliamentary word - Sumitra Mahajan

‘Godse’ no longer an unparliamentary word : LS Speaker undoes an old wrong Better late than never

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Our politicians can safely be accused of acting in a huff in a fit of sentimentalism losing and ignoring sense of logic. One such instance was declaring the word “Godse” as unparliamentary. Within just over five months of India gaining freedom and the wounds of partition being yet very fresh and bleeding, the unfortunate assassination […]

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An Unnecssary & “Unfortunate” Controversy on Judges’ Conference & PM’s Dinner on Holy Days

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The Other View   By Amba Charan Vashishth   A Conference of Chief Justices of High Courts which is also attended by chief ministers of States had been an annual affair. It was only since 2009 that the practice was, for some reason or the other, discontinued. The last one was held on April 5-6, […]

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Crime & Punishment

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CRIME on the OFFENCE JUSTICE on the DEFENCE India, no doubt, is a great country. It has a great system of criminal jurisprudence in which an individual/group has a right to commit a crime, heinous included, to run away from the scene of crime and, if caught, the right to claim he is innocent. This […]

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Constitution and morality Parliamentary Contradictions Over FDI

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By AmbaCharanVashishth THE illustrious framers of our Constitution were men of character, morality, intelligence and farsightedness in their own right. Their singular consideration was the interest and future of the nation, and nothing else. Although more than 80 per cent ~ maybe even more ~ of the members of the Constituent Assembly belonged to the […]

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India to learn a lot from Pak judicial system

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Amba Charan Vashishth At a time when politicians, bureaucrats and judges are just bold to deny the charges against them but do everything to stall inquiry into their conduct, it was a whiff of fresh air in the Indian sub-continent comprising India, Pakistan, Bangladesh when the Chief Justice of Pakistan Supreme Court, Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry, […]

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Out of court settlement

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A new, but an unhealthy, precedent has been created with the Kerala High Court on the plea of the Italian government and the accused  ailors, accepting the out-of-court settlement between the bereaved families of two Indian fishermen who were killed by the Italian sailors on an Italian commercial ship in Indian sea waters. According to […]

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Election Commission floundered in Karnataka Assembly Bye-elections

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By – Amba Charan Vashishth In retrospect, it is now clear that last year the Election Commission (EC) failed to perform its constitutional duty to conduct bye-elections to fill the three casual vacancies in the Karnataka assembly as per the word and spirit of law. Considerations which overwhelmed its decision not to hold bye-elections within […]

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Lest the People Kill the Law that Kills Justice

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In August 2010, two young girls from high profile families had their unchallenged right to drink, to drink till they lost their senses. Then, they had the right to drive in that inebriated state and to enter into a race between themselves on a road near the residence of Haryana chief minister in Chandigarh. Under […]

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