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Remembering Mangharam Sipahimalani

Percentage of time devoted to rural news on TV

The demise of ManghaRam Sipahimalani brings an end to the leftist freedom fighters in Sindhi community. A friend of my father from student days, IN PRE-PARTITION SINDH both courted arrest in protests for India’s freedom little realizing that their efforts would deprive them of their homeland and they would be driven out by moslem neighbours …

Supreme Court Proceedings in Union Carbide case

map of India showing cities Bhopal Indore Jodhpur Ranchi Jamshedpur Lucknow

Vijay Panjwani has sent in a report on Supreme Court proceedings in the Union Carbide case with regard to disposal of contaminated waste from the Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Union Carbide Bhopal H-Waste Safe Disposal New Delhi, Friday 6th Sept 2013 The Supreme Court today considered the joint inspection report of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)and …

Environmental fraud by Tavleen Singh

Photo of the damaged banks from Uttarakhand floods

An article by Tavleen Singh in the Indian Express is accurately named Environmental fraud, though it is rare for such transparency of intent to be declared upfront. I do appreciate the legitimate opportunity to pun “Environmental Fraud by Tavleen Singh” when introducing the article. Considering that the article is an umbrella attack on the legitimacy …

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 …

Environment Day in Supreme Court

ENVIRONMENT DAY IN SUPREME COURT By: Vijay Panjwani, Advocate.   Two different Hon’ble Benches showed interest in moving on with the dusty files placed before them for directions. In a departure from the line ‘this is not our job’ to ‘its taken years someone must do something ‘. In the first case while dealing with …