The writer, a former union law minister, is a senior advocate in the Supreme Court. Views expressed are his own.
To live up to constitutional values, commitments made in international fora, India needs standalone legislation against custodial torture.
The 2G verdict asserts inviolability of procedural justice and is a triumph for principles of fair trial.
The legality of Manmohan's summoning order will be tested on the touchstones of our constitutional and criminal jurisprudence.
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'The real success of a city depends on its ability to make available its facilities and resources equitably. Everybody who lives there must have access to what the city offers, be it housing, drinking water, healthcare, safety or educational opportunities,' says Sheila Dikshit.