The relief to Kappan and Teesta, though came belatedly, could become a precedent in cases in which people are jailed on ‘trumped up’ charges.
The efficacy of the Rule of Law is inevitably gets tested when basic human rights are violated, threatened and trampled upon
Two high-profile pleas for bail came up for hearing recently in the Supreme Court: one was from Teesta Setalvad and the other from Siddique Kappan.
A relative was granted unconditional bail by the CBI judge on the first day the case came up before her. The case was that he “received” two Rs 500 notes as bribe.
One of the exercises undertaken by the BJP, since it came to power in 2014, is changing the names of cities, roads, railway stations, etc.
India needs visionary leaders who can take us to the comity of developed nations; we don’t need sellers of dreams who have nothing concrete to offer
Despite the increasing sex scandals, there is no dearth of self-styled godmen operating in the country.
Community policing programmes and neighbourhood watch scheme already in vogue in some of our cities merits emulation across the nation.
Not just me, but most of the world is astonished as our elected representatives switch sides! Logically, how can they do this?