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The chequered legacy of a Chief Justice of India

As the Supreme Court turns the page on the tenure of the outgoing CJI, it needs to reclaim its role as a judicial beacon Momentous months His tenure began in November 2019 with many important cases before him. There were over 100 petitions challenging the dilution of Article 370 and the reorganisation of the State […]

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Here is why the electoral bonds scheme must go

It violates the basic tenets of India’s democracy by keeping the knowledge of the ‘right to know’ from citizens and voters A blow against democracy If democracy means anything, it must mean this: when citizens cast their votes for the people who will represent them in Parliament, they have the right to do so on […]

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Hate crime proceedings against Patricia Mukhim quashed

SC agrees with Editor of Shillong Times that her social media post was only an expression of truth The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed hate crime proceedings initiated against Padma Shri awardee and senior journalist Patricia Mukhim for a Facebook post. A Bench led by Justice L. Nageswara Rao agreed with Ms. Mukhim, Editor of […]