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Relief, At What Cost?

The relief to Kappan and Teesta, though came belatedly, could become a precedent in cases in which people are jailed on ‘trumped up’ charges.

Dr Suresh Mathew Dr Suresh Mathew
19 Sep 2022

Whither the Rule of Law?

The efficacy of the Rule of Law is inevitably gets tested when basic human rights are violated, threatened and trampled upon

Justice (Retd) Aloysius S. Aguiar Justice (Retd) Aloysius S. Aguiar
19 Sep 2022


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.

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
19 Sep 2022

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.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
19 Sep 2022

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.

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
19 Sep 2022

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

P. A. Chacko P. A. Chacko
19 Sep 2022

Despite the increasing sex scandals, there is no dearth of self-styled godmen operating in the country.

M L Satyan M L Satyan
19 Sep 2022

Community policing programmes and neighbourhood watch scheme already in vogue in some of our cities merits emulation across the nation.

Aarti Aarti
19 Sep 2022

Not just me, but most of the world is astonished as our elected representatives switch sides! Logically, how can they do this?

Robert Clements Robert Clements
19 Sep 2022