User: avyakto Topic: Torture
Category: Reform :: Representation
Last updated: Apr 25 2020 11:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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What can publishers, booksellers (and readers) do for the books business to recover after Covid-19? 25.4.2020 Scroll.in
Thomas Abraham, managing director of publishing company Hachette India, offers a prescription.
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Anti-CAA protests: ‘State unleashing war on young Muslims,’ say academics, writers on recent arrests 18.4.2020 Scroll.in
The statement noted the arrests of JNU student Sharjeel Imam, Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan, and some students of Jamia Millia Islamia University.
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India’s Constitution not only ensures democracy but also teaches what democracy is, says this book 5.4.2020 Scroll.in
Madhav Khosla’s book ‘India’s Founding Moment’ views the Constitution through unusual lenses.
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No investigation into CAG findings: Pinarayi Vijayan 12.3.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday told the Assembly that there would be no investigation into the findings of the Comptroller and Auditor G
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Do “Pakistan Zindabad” slogans or “Free Kashmir” placards make it sedition? 25.2.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Last week, a student Amulya Leona was charged with sedition for sloganeering "Pakistan Zindabad". But is there really a case for sedition here? What does the law say?
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Why the Supreme Court’s verdict on SC/ST quotas has created a political storm 10.2.2020 Scroll.in
It has upheld the state’s powers to deny reservations to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe communities.
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CAA: Cong moves NHRC over police 'atrocities' in UP 27.1.2020 Rediff: News
After the meeting, Rahul Gandhi alleged the UP government has 'gone to war against its own people' and urged the NHRC to act decisively to protect the 'Constitutional rights of our citizens'.
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ADC Sadar Hills member writes to CM; KSO Delhi apprises PM 16.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
ADC Sadar Hills member writes to CM; KSO Delhi apprises PM
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Chennai techie’s death: Woman’s father demands ‘maximum punishment’ for illegal hoardings 9.10.2019 Scroll.in
R Ravi told the Madras High Court that he had made a representation to the government on September 24, but it did not respond.
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Centre sets up 19-member government panel for better coordination on money laundering 8.10.2019 Scroll.in
The committee will have representation from ministries, law enforcement authorities and regulatory authorities.
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After 150 years, Pakistan is trying to change the laws governing Christian marriages and divorce 18.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The proposed Christian Marriage and Divorce Act accords four million citizens the rights denied to them so far.
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Jobless man kills sister-in-law, toddler in Navi Mumbai 11.9.2019 DNA
The accused, identified as Suresh Chavan, was arrested on Monday night, the same day he committed the crime.
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Ahmedabad: Teen stabs grandfather, mother helps him 8.9.2019 DNA
As per police official, the incident took place in the Monogram Chawl of Rakhiyal area and the deceased is identified as Harikesh Sinh, a resident of Rakhiyal.
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Demand for smaller states growing 30.8.2019 Assam Times
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Uber announces new 24x7 safety helpline for Indian users 27.8.2019 DNA
The new helpline number can be accessed from the Uber app's 'shield' icon.
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How Ram Lalla became a party to the Ayodhya dispute – and who might actually benefit from it 19.8.2019 Scroll.in
The Supreme Court last week began hearing the appeal in the Babri Masjid-Ayodhya civil suits.
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When the new business in your neighbourhood spoils your peace 8.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Zoning laws, that classify lands within a municipality as residential, commercial, mixed and more, are rarely followed in Chennai and many residents continue to suffer as commercial establishments mushroom in their once-quiet neighbourhood. It's perhaps time for citizens to wake up and raise their voices.
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Sedition law will not be scrapped, Centre tells Rajya Sabha 3.7.2019 Scroll.in
Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said the law was necessary to ‘effectively combat anti-national, secessionist and terrorist elements’.
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Submit reports on political violence and doctors’ agitation, Centre tells Mamata Banerjee government 15.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Ministry of Home Affairs told the West Bengal government to investigate incidents of violence and bring culprits to book.
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Full text: Lawyers condemn detention of women protesting against SC panel’s decision to clear CJI 8.5.2019 Scroll.in
The Women in Criminal Law Association called the detention of protestors ‘blatantly illegal’.
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