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#Sundayreading – The Secret, Opaque Guild Of The Men Of Law #corruption #Vaw

OpinionMAGAZINE | AUG 18, 2014 < ILLUSTRATION BY SAAHIL OPINION Inbred corruption and gender discrimination are often intertwined in the Indian judiciary: indeed, corruption has been sexualised INDIRA JAISING I am particularly pleased that today we are witnessing two simultaneous… Continue Reading →

#India – Is Justice Ganguly doing more harm by choosing not to resign? #Vaw

For an institution that has always been regarded as the sanctum sanctorum and the country’s pulse for righteousness, the sexual harassment complaint against former judge Ashok Kumar Ganguly has thrown up a challenge for the Supreme Court to introspect. Questions… Continue Reading →

#India – Top Female Lawyer Criticizes Tehelka, Supreme Court

By Tripti Lahiri and Joanna Sugden India’s top-ranking female government lawyer says the employers of two women in the news recently for leveling sexual-assault allegations against powerful men erred in not taking the accusations to the police.  Indira Jaising, an… Continue Reading →

Protest letter to CJI- against comments made by Judge blaming women for acts of #VAW #Gender

Justice N. Kirubakaran, judge of the High Court of Madras while inaugurating a Fast Track Mahila Court is reported to have stated that men alone were not responsible for crime against women. According to a news report he commented that last year’s Delhi… Continue Reading →

#India – The Niyamgiri warrior against Vedanta – Sanjay Parikh #mustread

Aparna Kalra  |  New Delhi  June 15, 2013  BS Though his case files are stacked across four rooms, Sanjay Parikh, the lawyer who thrust a spoke into India-focused miner Vedanta Resources‘ plans, has ensured each is marked neatly. “This is the Kalahandi case…… Continue Reading →

Raped in India? Better marry your rapist, says G P Mathur retired jurist #Vaw #Womenrights #WTFnews

To Wed Your Rapist, or Not: Indian Women on Trial By TRIPTI LAHIRI and AMOL SHARMA Associated PressActivists in New Delhi marched on Parliament earlier this year, protesting in one of several high-profile sexual-assault cases that have focused attention on women’s rights in… Continue Reading →

India Rape Ordinance Blasted by Female Activists #Vaw #AFSPA #womenrights

  By Swapna Majumdar WeNews correspondent Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Women’s rights activists in India are hailing a voluminous set of far-reaching legal proposals as a triumph of women’s activism. But they denounce a governmental ordinance announced on Sunday as… Continue Reading →

#India – Supreme Court says Khap diktats retrograde, illegal #vaw #moralpolicing

By Dhananjay Mahapatra, TNN | Jan 15, 2013, 01.20 AM IST   NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday said it was an offence to order women not to use mobile phones or to dress in a particular manner and warned that no one can… Continue Reading →

Naxalism a result of an oversight of statutes, says SC

     Utkarsh Anand : New Delhi, Wed Oct 03 2012,  Indian Express Emphasising on validation of rights of tribals and forest-dwellers over the forest lands, the Supreme Court has said that Naxalism was a result of an oversight of constitutional… Continue Reading →

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