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Naroda patiya case: Babu Bajrangi gets 7 day-bail, 14th time since conviction

Naroda patiya case: Babu Bajrangi gets 7 day-bail, 14th time since conviction The Vacation Bench of Justice B N Karia partly allowed Bajrangi’s bail plea by giving him seven days relief from jail against 30 days which he had sought. The Gujarat High Court on Thursday granted seven days bail to Naroda Patiya convict Babu Bajrangi…

Gujarat HC acquits 14, upholds Conviction of 17 in Sardarpura Massacre Case

While upholding the conviction of 17 convicts, Gujarat High Court acquitted on Thursday remaining 14 convicts in Sardarpura massacre case of 2002. Image: The Indian Express Out of the 62 accused in the massacre that was probed by a Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team, 31 were convicted for life imprisonment and the remaining had pleaded…

PIL in Gujarat HC challenging Reinstatement of Barot and Amin

Challenging the reinstatement of retired police officers accused in alleged fake encounter cases in Gujarat, former IPS officer Rahul Sharma has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Gujarat High Court. Rahul Sharma. Image: Indian Express Earlier this month, Gujarat government reappointed police officer Tarun Barot almost two years after his retirement and granted one-year extension…

Modi-Fied Law Commission Member wants Indian Evidence Act to follow Shastras & Vedas

Abhay Bhardwaj who has the ignoble record of defending all those accused of massacring 69 persons in the ghastly Gulberg massacre that took place under Narendra Modi’s watch as chief minister, Gujarat has told a television channel, owned by the Ambani group, TV 18 that the Indian Evidence Act should be modified to follow the…

Why Universities Are a Key Battleground for Human Rights in India Caste discrimination is the ugly underbelly of India's higher education system.

The year 2016 began for the government of India with a huge hiccup. Rohith Vemula, a research scholar who happened to be a Dalit (or from the so-called untouchable caste), committed suicide on January 17. He took this step after his university administration failed to respond to his recent letter to Vice Chancellor Appa Rao…

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