From Moradabad to Hyderabad, Muslims worry about the impact of new citizenship law
The CAA fast-tracks citizenship for five non-Muslim communities in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, but the concern is in what it signals — making citizenship a matter of faith — and the kind of effect it will have on the ground for people who find themselves excluded from NRC. The law will throw a lifeline for non-Muslims, while the Muslims out of NRC would be incarcerated or relegated to non-citizens.
'Encounters' need to end but the real culprit is a moribund judicial system
India needs the rule of law. It needs to end vigilantes and police encounters. But that first requires massive police-judicial reform. There is no space to discuss that in this column. The meandering, meaningless procedures of a moribund police-judicial system cannot be called the rule of law. The public sees this. The courts must see this too.
Hyderabad Encounter: Hearing underway in SC, Mukul Rohatgi appears for Telangana govt
Hyderabad Encounter | Hearing underway in SC. Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi appears for Telangana governmentHyderabad Encounter: Hearing und...
Vet case: Telangana HC adjourns pleas against 'encounter' killing
On Thursday, the court had posted the matter for Friday to enable the State Government to get a clarification from the Supreme Court on the status of the bodies of the four men preserved in the state-run Gandhi Hospital here as per earlier orders of the High Court.
Such members have no moral right to be in LS: Rajnath Singh on Rahul's rape remark
Lok Sabha proceedings on Friday were adjourned twice, first for half an hour and then for another 15 minutes amid uproar over Rahul Gandhi's reported remarks about rape in the country.
BJP members protest in LS, demand apology from Rahul Gandhi on rape remarks
The BJP on Friday launched a blistering attack in the Lok Sabha on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his reported rape remarks and sought his apology.
Hyderabad encounter: SC to hear PIL on Wednesday
SC admits a Public Interest Litigation filed over the encounter of the 4 accused in the Hyderabad rape and murder case. The plea will be hea...
SC to consider appointing its ex-judge to inquire into encounter of rape-murder accused in Hyderabad
"We are conscious of the fact that the Telangana High Court had taken note of it," a bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) S A Bobde said, adding that the top court only wants that a Delhi-based former apex court judge should hold inquiry into the case. "We propose to appoint a former Supreme Court judge to inquire into it," said the bench.
Andhra CM has a word of praise for Hyderabad ‘encounter’
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has emerged as the first head of a legislative body to support the alleged encounter, wherein the Telangana police had on Friday gunned down all the four suspects in the rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinarian.
Are we heading towards society of lawlessness? Ex-CJI over rape-murder incidents, Hyderabad encounter
Citing the rape and murder of a 27-year-old veterinarian in Hyderabad and the killing of the accused in police encounter, former Chief Justice of India R M Lodha on Tuesday said the country is struggling to protect human rights of citizens and such crimes reflect the "deep malice" that has crept in the society.
Telangana encounter: NHRC team arrives in Hyderabad
A team from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Saturday began on-the-spot investigation into the alleged police encounter in whi...
View: What the Hyderabad encounter tells us about the state of India's democracy
The rape and murder of a young woman in Hyderabad was gruesome enough. The response of the state, of rounding up four presumed culprits and bumping them off in a so-called encounter, was no less appalling. The response of many, particularly those in public life, who gleefully cheered the police action, is indeed horrific.
You cannot take law in your hands: Maneka Gandhi on Hyderabad rape encounter case
Member of Parliament Maneka Gandhi on the recent encounter of Telangana rape accused said that whatever happened is not good for the nation....
NHRC takes cognisance of Hyderabad encounter, orders probe
"The commission is of the opinion that this matter is required to be probed very carefully. Accordingly, it has asked its Director General (Investigation) to immediately send a team for a fact-finding, on-the-spot investigation into the matter," the NHRC said.
NHRC begins on-the-spot probe into Hyderabad encounter killings amid raging debate on police action
The team from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) visited Chattanpalli village, about 50 kms from here, where the alleged encounter took place. A short distance away the victim's charred body was found after she was allegedly gang-raped, smothered and set afire on the night of November 27.
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