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News that the apex court has stayed serial killer Surinder Koli’s execution is greeted with shrugs in Nithari


11 Sep 2014 | BY Aanchal Bansal

A prudent decision by the Supreme Court can offer relief to the coal sector


4 Sep 2014

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


25 Jul 2014 | BY Haima Deshpande

Fresh stand-off between the Judiciary and the Executive


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


10 Jul 2014

A divide between the executive and the judiciary?


3 Jul 2014

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


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


28 Feb 2014 | BY PR Ramesh

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


1 Feb 2014 | BY Minal Hajratwala
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