Justice Indrajit Mahanty: Slipping Through The Cracks

In-house Inquiry Against Justice Mahanty It is clear from a review of the material that the charges against him (Indrajit Mahanty) are very serious and backed with adequate documentary evidence. The allegations against Justice Mahanty relate to acts of grave...

Justice Rajesh Bindal: A Tale of Competence and Caution

Narada Bribery Case In 2014, Tehelka news’ Mathew Samuel went undercover as a high-ranking official of Impex Consultancy Solutions, a fictitious Chennai-based company. The extensive con included measures like the creation of fake social media accounts as well as a...

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Justice Ravi Shankar Jha: How Power Structures keep the Judiciary on its toes

Becoming a High Court Judge in India The dream of becoming a High Court judge in India is a challenging one. As of July 2021, there are a total of 1079 Judges across 25 High Courts in India of which 815 are permanent judges while the remaining are additional judges....

Justice Akil Kureshi: How India Rewards Compliance Over Merit

"Do not worry if the pace of the journey may sometimes seem slow but definitely worry if the direction is wrong.”- Akil Kureshi Akil Kureshi spoke these words at a webinar hosted by LiveLaw on How To Extend Class Room Training Into Good Advocacy. Sending a message to all aspiring...

Justice Hima Kohli: A Self-Made Woman in a Man’s World

A Gender-Imbalanced Judiciary As of February 2018, the total number of judges in India’s lower judiciary was approximately 15,959. Out of these judges, about 11,397 (71.4%) were men and 4,409 (27.6%) were women. Figures from two and a half years later show that the strength of judges across High Courts...

The case of Aruna Shanbaug that changed the Euthanasia laws in our country

It is my Belief that death is a friend to whom we should be grateful, for it frees us from the manifold ills which are our lot - Mahatma Gandhi. As human beings, out the umpteen desires that we have, one of them is definitely to have a peaceful death....

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After repealing section 377, its time to Legalise Same-Sex Marriage in India

A draconian, archaic law that criminalized homosexuality was struck down in a historic judgment given by the Supreme Court in 2018. Two years after the judgment, the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) community has now sought legal recognition of their relationships. As the social stigmas surrounding the LGBTQ...

Modern Day Book Burning a.k.a Internet Shutdowns

The internet has become an indispensable element in our society for all the obvious reasons. For the majority of users, not a single day goes by where we don't 'need' the internet and the lack of a reliable and fast connection can feel paralyzing. An internet shutdown refers to...

Letter to UNHRC – Dr Kafeel Khan, Punished Because He’s Muslim

Kafeel Khan, a doctor by profession and a social activist has been targeted by Yogi Government since 2017, in 3 years he had been maliciously arrested 3 times & imprisoned for around 14 months on the false charges set up against him at many instances. Now he is absolved...

Prison Life In India and its Aftermath

Everyone prays to never see the bars of prison in their lifetime. Yet, as fickle as life is, it is quite hard to predict the future. It is in everyone’s benefit to know a little bit about prison life; for movies and cinemas do not do justice to the...

Decoding WhiteHat Jr.’s Coding Face ‘Wolf Gupta’

Digital learning has taken a new turn in India – this time with coding classes as a niche for 6-year-olds. With the shutting of schools in lockdown, pushy Indian parents got a fresh excuse to make their children learn coding to cope up with the ‘rat race’ of life....

WhatsApp: How private are your chats?

WhatsApp, not a safe handle anymore! Does that shock you? When you get to know that your messages, photos, and videos over the Facebook-owned WhatsApp are not safe and encrypted anymore? Albeit the Messaging app WhatsApp handled by Facebook confidently mentioned in their privacy policy that “Respect for your...

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