Criminal law

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Tarun Tejpal’s letter to Sunita Sawant Investigating officer CBCID Dona Paula

This is a transcript of the original hand written letter, which can be downloaded here: Tarun Tejpal’s letter to Investigating Officer Sunita Sawant Dear ma’am I have received, and read, the order relating to my bail as issued by the Sessions judge and I am shocked and distressed at an observation that suggests that you […]

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Defamatory bill at Aditi Restaurant

Dear Congress, how is this for defamation?

Political parties in India are quick to heap insult and slow to give respect. When a restaurant in Mumbai made a controversial political comment on their bill, The Youth Congress reached there in large numbers enough for the police to shut down the restaurant (unless they forcibly shut it themselves, as one version goes). The […]

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Kalpakkam: Madras Atomic Power Plant

129 People Jailed for Protesting Against Kalpakkam Reactor

  29 March, 2013 — In a bid to intimidate fenceline communities living around the Kalpakkam nuclear reactors, the Tamil Nadu Police has jailed 129 people of the 650 that were detained in wedding halls yesterday. Those detained were protesting to highlight that the nuclear complex in Kalpakkam was all threat and risk to the […]

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Bera Murder Appeal Partly Allowed

Bera Murder Appeal Partly Allowed By Vijay Panjwani, Advocate. Thursday May 3, 2012. The murder appeal raised important issues: (i)           of excessive incarceration than maximum permissible under  which accused appellants finally convicted by Supreme Court . (ii)          indiscriminate use of Section 302 IPC prescribing capital sentence rather than 304-B IPC in a case of dowry […]

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Women's rights

Access to Soni Sori in Raipur denied to Women’s groups

An all women team was denied permission to meet Soni Sori in Raipur on the 12th and 13th of January 2012. Soni Sory is a tribal and a school teacher who has been hounded by the Chattisgarh police for a while now. She was arrested in October 2011 soon after she managed to tell her […]

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