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Month October 2021

Delhi HC slams UP police in case of couple who eloped and got married

UP main chalta hoga, yahan nahin: Delhi High Court had pulled up UP Police for registering a kidnapping case against a Delhi family and for making arrests in the case without informing Delhi Police. Delhi High Court (File) The Delhi… Continue Reading →

Trans Reservation: A Move Towards Empowerment Or Mere Lip Service?

Posted On October 27, 2021 “Yeh daag daag ujaala!” A few years ago, when I still used to read newspapers to feel close to my late nana ji (maternal grandfather), I came across an editorial. It was a Hindi newspaper… Continue Reading →

Tarun Tejpal Judgement: Reflection on judicial decisions in sexual assault cases against women

The controversial Tarun Tejpal case has become the most sensational case of alleged rape and sexual assault at the workplace. The 527-page long judgment has raised concerns over the tonality and reasonings penned down by the learned sessions court judge…. Continue Reading →

The trial in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery is seen as a test case for racial justice in America

October, 20216:00 AM ET Debbie Elliott Russell Lewis Ahmaud Arbery’s aunt, Theawanza Brooks, says, “Nobody has the decision to make as far as being the judge, jury and executioner.” Her nephew was shot and killed in 2020. The trial is… Continue Reading →

Aryan Khan isn’t a show to enjoy. NDPS is a weapon vengeful state could use on you or your kids

BY- Shekhar Gupta The maniacal global ‘War on Drugs’ might have calmed down with more rational analysis in most democracies, but it rages on under the many dictatorships, from Iran to China, or elected autocracies, such as Singapore and Malaysia…. Continue Reading →

Dalit man who died in custody given electric shocks, tortured by cops

Posted On October 22, 2021 Agra: The family of Arun Valmiki, a Dalit sanitation worker who allegedly died in police custody, has accused cops of torturing him during interrogation by giving him electric shocks and tying his hands and feet…. Continue Reading →

Chemical Disaster: UPL hunkers down in ‘right to silence’ legal trench

A drone image showing the extent of the damage caused to the UPL warehouse north of Durban, 21 July 2021. (Photo: Shiraaz Mohamed) By Tony Carnie Follow 24 Oct 2021 3 United Phosphorus Limited has taken refuge behind a legal… Continue Reading →

Rape victim’s statement cannot be questioned by investigating officer: Allahabad HC

Prayagraj (Uttar Pardesh), Oct 24 (SocialNews.XYZ) In a significant ruling, the Allahabad High Court has held that once the victim in a rape case has recorded her statement before the magistrate and it is different from her statement recorded before… Continue Reading →

How Facebook neglected the rest of the world, fueling hate speech and violence in India

Cat Zakrzewski, Gerrit De Vynck, Niha Masih, Shibani Mahtani At first, her feed filled with soft-core porn and other, more harmless, fare. Then violence flared in Kashmir, the site of a long-running territorial dispute between India and Pakistan. Indian Prime… Continue Reading →

Jab Tak Raat Baaki Hai: Documenting the Movement of History #FarmersProtest

25 October 2021 09:46 AM RAJEEV KHANNA | 24 OCTOBER, 2021 A new film on the farmers’ movement  The ongoing farmers’ movement has found its way into history, despite the best efforts of the ruling establishment, and organizations and individuals who… Continue Reading →

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