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While the Supreme Court has issued notices to states and union territories seeking their views on legalising passive euthanasia, the families of comatose patients Shruti, Najma and Amit refuse to even discuss the issue. They think they are being unjust to their loved ones

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25 Jul 2014 | BY Haima Deshpande

Fresh stand-off between the Judiciary and the Executive

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17 Jul 2014

The Supreme Court took a step in the right direction when it said that Sharia courts run by clerics have no legal sanctity and that their fatwas are not binding on anyone

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10 Jul 2014

A divide between the executive and the judiciary?

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3 Jul 2014

The Centre’s stand not to approve the elevation of senior advocate Gopal Subramanium as Supreme Court judge may be justified

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27 Jun 2014

Thirty five-year-old Sant Gopal Das has been sitting in protest at Jantar Mantar with his supporters since 24 February 2014. Having already protested at more than seven locations—including a hunger strike at one—Das is demanding the implementation of a Supreme Court directive that 5 per cent of village land be reserved as cattle pastures. Illegal encroachment by land mafias has meant that this reservation is not being honoured.0

25 Jun 2014 | BY Ashish Sharma

Tamil sub-nationalism and political opportunism over Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination

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28 Feb 2014 | BY PR Ramesh

On the dangers unleashed by the Supreme Court’s determinedly archaic judgment on Section 377

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1 Feb 2014 | BY Minal Hajratwala

What the Supreme Court’s commutation of 15 death sentences at one go augurs

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31 Jan 2014 | BY Anoo Bhuyan

What the Supreme Court’s guidelines about death-row convicts tell us

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23 Jan 2014 | BY Madhavankutty Pillai
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