March 01, 2021 7:40 am
As attorney general, he has argued for the govt in high-profile cases, including the triple talaq and the National Judicial Appointments Commission cases. He has also served as additional solicitor general in the Vajpayee government.
February 28, 2021 8:37 am
Tavleen Singh writes: Every time sedition charges are recklessly made against a student, an activist or a journalist, it diminishes our democracy a little bit more. Dissent is the lifeblood of democracy. Without it, democracy dies.
February 28, 2021 8:38 am
P Chidambaram writes: Just as we were giving up hope, there are signs that the defence of individual liberty is not a lost cause.
March 02, 2021 2:42 pm
Disha Ravi case: What are Sections 120A and 120B of the IPC, dealing with the offence of criminal conspiracy? When can a person be accused of conspiracy, and how is a conspiracy proven and punished?
February 25, 2021 8:10 am
Judge Dharmender Rana’s verdict granting bail to Disha Ravi underscores what judiciary can — and should — do today.
March 02, 2021 2:38 pm
Disha Ravi case: On both charges, conspiracy and sedition, judge Rana scrupulously applied precedents of the Supreme Court that take a restricted view on invoking the provisions.
February 24, 2021 1:43 pm
Bengaluru-based Disha, 22, was arrested by Delhi Police on February 14 for her alleged role in preparing a toolkit on the farmers' protest that was tweeted by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg.
February 24, 2021 8:11 am
Disha Ravi, who was produced before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Pankaj Sharma by police at the expiry of her three-day judicial custody on Monday, was remanded to one-day police custody. Her remand ended today.
February 24, 2021 7:22 am
In the bail order, Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana noted that the accused had "absolutely no criminal antecedents". Ravi was granted bail on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh and two sureties of like amount.
February 23, 2021 2:29 am
Public prosecutor claimed that during questioning, Disha Ravi, 22, had “shifted all the burden onto the co-accused”. Police also said Jacob and Muluk had joined the investigation only on Monday and they had not had “much time” to question them.