Witch Hunt- The Socio-Legal Intricacies

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By: Yashda Garg  Witch hunt is an archaic and a barbaric practice consumes numerous lives every year. Yet, interestingly, the violence ensued by it is mercilessly silenced and wrapped in the garb of custom. In fact, with the passage of time, the mass approach has only reflected blindness towards the issue. Furthermore, despite the tremendous amount… Read more »

Alwar Lynching: Supreme Court seeks, Rajasthan Government reply on contempt plea

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra today, sought explanation from Vasundhara Raje led Rajasthan government over the issue pertaining to Akbar alias Rakbar who was attacked by alleged cow vigilantes in Ramgarh, Alwar, due to suspicion of being a cow smuggler. A bench of  Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M…. Read more »

Dabholkar murder case: Main accused remanded in CBI custody

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PUNE: The alleged main shooter arrested in the Narendra Dabholkar killing case received ‘shooting training’ at various places in Maharashtra and Karnataka, the Central Bureau of Investigation told a court in Pune on Sunday. Andure, a resident of Aurangabad, was nabbed from Pune, a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) spokesperson said earlier. The entire conspiracy… Read more »

Faculty cannot follow full time course while teaching: Madras High Court

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CHENNAI: Acting as a faculty member, condemning the rituals of pursuing a full-time course of a teacher or professor, the Madras High Court has made it clear that the university or the concerned college can not be allowed without prior permission. . The university/institution and the recognition authorities must ensure that no teacher/professor is permitted… Read more »

Women sentenced two months, imprisonment for filling false sexual assault case

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Kolkata: A court here has sentenced a woman to two months’ imprisonment for falsely accusing a barber of sexually assaulting her eight-year-old daughter. During examination of witnesses earlier this week, the woman admitted in the court that she had levelled false charges, but did not give the reason. The judge has ordered the man’s release…. Read more »

Stays on construction of heritage hotel in posh Lucknow locality: High Court

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LUCKNOW: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court today put a stay on further construction on three plots owned by either Samajwadi Party, Janeshwar Mishra Trust or the Yadav family makes a jolt to SP chief Akhilesh Yadav’s plans to construct a heritage hotel in posh Vikramaditya Marg. It also issued notices to Samajwadi Party, AkhileshYadav,… Read more »

Supreme Court directs Disaster Management sub-committee, for decrease in water level at Mullaperiyar Dam

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India directed Disaster Management sub-committee of Mullaperiyar Dam to consider reducing the water level up to 139 feet from the present 142 feet. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Indu Malhotra took a serious note of the grim flood situation in Kerala and asked the sub-committee to hold an… Read more »