Gyanant Singh

OPEN TO OPINION

Court Marshal

The writer is a Supreme Court lawyer.

POLITICS

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SC is wrong to summon Katju, a former judge

The apex court would have done better by considering his arguments while deciding the pending review petitions.

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Nitish Katara murder case: How SC delivered justice

While the petitions by Vikas and Vishal Yadav were pending, a Constitution Bench put the controversy to rest.

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How India can rethink appointment of judges to Supreme Court and high courts

Justice J Chelameswar's decision to boycott collegium meetings is a good opprtunity.

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Government has let AMU down

With the Modi sarkar often facing charges of being against minorities, it has pointed out that Indira Gandhi was also opposed to the university's minority status.

POLITICS

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New passive euthanasia bill is not in best interests of patients

The proposed law, as it stands, may put at risk the lives of the sick, elderly, depressed and handicapped.

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Why it is better to shut up than be sued in India

SC allows us to file both civil and criminal case for defamation, which has a chilling effect on free speech.

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When law is not on your side, is it possible to get a fair trial?

The bar is clearly a hurdle in way of the right of a victim to a fair investigation.

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Why divorced couples must consider shared parenting

It is not about dividing time between the partners with arithmetic precision, but ensuring bond with both.

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How a law enforced post 1857 revolt affects the lives of Indian police today

Constable Babu Lal Mitharwal in his petition says the rule violates his Fundamental Right to Life.

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