Cops involved in barbaric acts threat to society: apex court

The Supreme Court Monday said some policemen in India still lived with a colonial mindset and perpetrated barbaric acts which were an anathema to a democratic society. The court said this while hearing a case in which a man’s penis was cut off by policemen in Rajasthan. ‘If protector becomes the predator, civilized society will […]

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Gulberg society massacre witnesses’ plea rejected

The Gujarat High Court Thursday rejected a petition by witnesses of Gulberg society massacre in Ahmedabad during the 2002 Gujarat riots, seeking to summon some government officials as witnesses and cross-examine them. Pleading that former MP Ehsan Jafri had talked with some top officials and highly-placed people to seek their help before he was killed […]

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Aberrations in judiciary reflection of society: Moily

The few aberrations in an otherwise highly efficient judiciary are only a reflection of society and these have to be removed, Union Minister of Law and Justice M. Veerappa Moily said on Sunday. Speaking at a regional review meeting of the implementation of the 13th finance commission recommendations on improving justice delivery and other matters […]

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