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Abhishek Singhvi

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Abhishek Singhvi is MP, national spokesperson, Congress, former ASG & former chairman, parliamentary committee, law and justice.

Implementation of DK Basu judgments can protect against custodial torture, death
Wed, Jul 01, 2020

Where we fail — as in many other things in this country — is in operationalising the spirit of DK Basu, in punitive measures, in last mile implementation, in breaking intra-departmental solidarity with errant policemen and in ensuring swift, efficacious departmental coercive action plus criminal prosecution.

A nifty-post COVID justice: Virtual methods, technologies should become the norm at all levels of judiciary
Sat, Apr 25, 2020

It would be naive to assume that post lockdown, hordes of lawyers will, or should be, allowed to descend upon the SC, and business will resume as usual.

‘A good human being, large hearted, great orator and pillar for his party’
Sun, Aug 25, 2019

We have lost a decent man, a good human being, a large heart, a magnanimous disposition, a piercing intellect, a great orator, an even better communicator, an able lawyer and a pillar for his party.

Five years of missteps: The govt has failed the economy, farmers and mainstreamed corruption
Thu, May 23, 2019

The PM’s obsession with the Gandhi family is the sign of a leader without a vision. Repeated co-option of the achievements of the armed forces (the first Indian leader in 70 years to do so) demonstrates the trait of dictators who confuse strength for governance.

A perverse comparison
Fri, Jun 29, 2018

Indira Gandhi made mistakes. But equating her with Hitler speaks of disturbing motives.

Free speech is still free
Tue, May 24, 2016

Need for a criminal defamation law is even stronger than it was in the 19th century. SC has rightly upheld it.

Where’s the ‘indictment’?
Tue, Feb 07, 2012

The Supreme Court judgment on sanction to prosecute only repeats principles set earlier — it is not a statement on the government

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