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More comical military lies

We assume that having to be in exile is not a joke. But the military dictatorship’s recent call for political opponents to return to Thailand for a “fair trial” is comical. 423 more words

Transparency in judicial appointments

Indian judiciary is the organ that supplies lifeblood of checks and balances in the arteries of an Indian state that has been on the vegetative state for a quite a long time . 300 more words

Sedition Act used to silence critics

Putrajaya using Sedition Act to silence critics, says Bersih 2.0

The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) today expressed concern at the continued use of the Sedition Act 1948 “to silence dissenters and freedom of speech”. 307 more words


'Independence of judiciary is sacred and sacrosanct for the BJP'

NEW DELHI: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Friday said the government has “highest respect” for judiciary and that independence of judiciary is sacred and sacrosanct for the BJP. 447 more words


Discover the judiciary of Scotland

I happened upon the website of the Judiciary of Scotland the other day, and found several useful things… 57 more words


Onus on Modi to dump 'tainted' ministers, says Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday strongly advised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his chief ministers not to induct into their teams those against whom charges have been framed in criminal and corruption cases. 582 more words


Naxals in Judicial Wisdom

Subhas Chandra Pattanayak

“The poor and the deprived people revolt” when “manifest injustices of all forms perpetrated against the weak”, the Supreme Court of India had observed in what is famous as “Salwa Judam” judgment. 1,147 more words