July 11, 2020 5:32 am
The committee, appointed in February, comprises retired Supreme Court judge Justice V S Sirpurkar, Mumbai High Court Justice R P Sondurbaldota and former CBI chief B Kartikeyan.
February 04, 2020 11:45 am
The commission will inquire into the circumstances that led to their death and ascertain as to whether any offence appears to have been committed during the course. If yes, it will fix the responsibility on the erring officials.
December 28, 2019 11:07 pm
What does the Constitution mean in their lives, in letter and spirit? Which rights matter to them the most, at home and beyond, as they enter 2020, the 70th year of the Republic.
December 22, 2019 12:16 pm
The Telangana High Court had directed authorities to conduct a second postmortem on the bodies of the four accused.
December 21, 2019 12:18 pm
It is time the government devoted greater attention to reforming the criminal justice system. The capability of the system to control crime and deliver justice in time must be enhanced. Till this happens, the incidents of instant “lynch justice” done in anger or for “revenge” — either by the public or by the police — will continue to occur.
December 16, 2019 4:46 pm
Rarely understood is the story of what happens after the rape. To investigate that, The Indian Express travels to a counselling centre in Dewas, speaks to rape victims, doctors and police to find that for the survivors of rape, the nightmare rarely ends
December 14, 2019 2:19 pm
The Andhra Pradesh Disha Bill, 2019 provides for awarding death sentence for offences of rape and gang rape and expediting verdict in trials of such cases within 21 days.
December 13, 2019 3:20 am
The bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde appointed former Bombay High Court judge Justice Rekha S Baldota and former CBI Director D R Karthikeyan as other members.
December 12, 2019 2:30 pm
The three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde, said, "We are of the considered view that there should be an inquiry. Let there be an impartial inquiry. There are aspects of your version that needs probing."
December 11, 2019 10:52 am
What do encounters achieve other than the death of fellow humans masquerading as instant justice? The trigger-happy personnel of the security forces may be prosecuted but will they ever be punished? It’s unlikely because of the time lag.
December 06, 2019 1:03 pm
Hyderabad vet rape-murder case: Four accused in the case were shot dead in an early morning encounter on Friday. The police said the accused, who had been taken on a recce to the scene of the crime, had tried to attack officials and escape. They were shot in "self-defence", the police said.