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Shopian fake encounter: Kin of slain Rajouri youths demand justice

Hindustan Times/Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 12:32 AM IST
Say youths had come to Shopian in search of work so they could return home with enough money to pursue their dreams
Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi with party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi during their march to Hathras, Yamuna Expressway near Jewar, October 1, 2020(PTI)
Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi with party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi during their march to Hathras, Yamuna Expressway near Jewar, October 1, 2020(PTI)

Hathras: Making a mockery of the idea of justice

UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 05:57 AM IST
The institutional response to sexual violence is critical. On this, the UP police have covered themselves in shame. At every turn, they robbed the family of its agency to make key decisions
Close-up Of Judge In Front Of Mallet Holding Documents(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Close-up Of Judge In Front Of Mallet Holding Documents(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

SC refuses to entertain plea against home delivery of liquor in Pune, Nashik

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 07:29 PM IST
The petitioner, Maharashtra Wine Merchants Association (MWMA), had knocked the doors of the apex court, against the home delivery of liquor in Pune and Nasik
Lewis was a US civil rights hero, who in the 1950s and 60s led and participated in the movement against segregation and for equality(REUTERS)
Lewis was a US civil rights hero, who in the 1950s and 60s led and participated in the movement against segregation and for equality(REUTERS)

John Lewis: A champion of social justice

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 06:55 AM IST
The US civil rights hero leaves behind a rich legacy for the world
Vikas Dubey who was implicated in 62 criminal cases, including five cases of murder and eight cases of attempted murder, could not have thrived for 30 years, without the patronage of the rich and powerful(PTI)
Vikas Dubey who was implicated in 62 criminal cases, including five cases of murder and eight cases of attempted murder, could not have thrived for 30 years, without the patronage of the rich and powerful(PTI)

This is not justice. India has faltered on the fundamentals of law, writes Barkha Dutt

UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 07:37 PM IST
There can’t be double standards on extrajudicial killings, depending on the case. It isn’t right
Only two family members survived the assassination of Bangabandhu and his family: Sheikh Hasina, the incumbent prime minister, and her younger sister Sheikh Rehana, who were in Germany on August 15, 1975, the day the killings took place.(AFP)
Only two family members survived the assassination of Bangabandhu and his family: Sheikh Hasina, the incumbent prime minister, and her younger sister Sheikh Rehana, who were in Germany on August 15, 1975, the day the killings took place.(AFP)

The quest for justice in Bangladesh

By Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2020 03:27 PM IST
The hunt for the rest of the killers of Bangabandhu will continue. India must give Sheikh Hasina unstinted support in this endeavour
Riot cases must be investigated in a time-bound manner by a Special Investigation Team which is above political pressure(AP)
Riot cases must be investigated in a time-bound manner by a Special Investigation Team which is above political pressure(AP)

Victims of Delhi riots must get speedy justice | HT Editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2020 06:03 PM IST
The SITs must act fast. Cases must be fast-tracked for closure
President Ram Nath Kovind congratulated the country on the eve of the 71st Republic Day in his address to the nation(ANI/Twitter)
President Ram Nath Kovind congratulated the country on the eve of the 71st Republic Day in his address to the nation(ANI/Twitter)

‘Youth shouldn’t forget Gandhi’s message of Ahimsa’: President on the eve of Republic Day

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 02:02 AM IST
Republic Day 2020: The President listed several government programmes and said they had helped in empowering the citizens of the country and taking them out of poverty.
Main accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case, Brajesh Thakur. The Pocso Act has helped increase the reporting of child sexual abuse cases. But there are concerns raised about the criminal justice delivery mechanism, quality of investigation, availability of support person, medical investigation, legal aid, compensation to victims, and transparency in preparation of record by forensics science laboratory(PTI)
Main accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case, Brajesh Thakur. The Pocso Act has helped increase the reporting of child sexual abuse cases. But there are concerns raised about the criminal justice delivery mechanism, quality of investigation, availability of support person, medical investigation, legal aid, compensation to victims, and transparency in preparation of record by forensics science laboratory(PTI)

A road map to deliver justice to child survivors | Opinion

By Prabhat Kumar and Manish Thakre
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2020 07:56 PM IST
The pendency of cases under the Pocso Act is worrying. A dedicated and specialised cadre is urgently needed
If the background political noise surrounding the CAB is taken into account, the threat to secularism is clear(AP)
If the background political noise surrounding the CAB is taken into account, the threat to secularism is clear(AP)

The CAB’s discriminatory spirit undermines justice | Opinion

By Rishad A Chowdhury
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2019 07:09 PM IST
As a matter of principle, the bill discriminates — and in the critical domain of citizenship at that. It cannot stand
If this bill becomes legislation, it would provide a long overdue relief to non-Muslim refugees from these countries(PTI)
If this bill becomes legislation, it would provide a long overdue relief to non-Muslim refugees from these countries(PTI)

India’s neighbours have persecuted minorities. It is time to give them justice

By Rajiv Tuli
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2019 06:25 PM IST
Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan have a record of mistreating minorities. The CAB will end their suffering
The site of the alleged Police encounter in Hyderabad where the men accused of rape of the veterinarian were killed last week(ANI)
The site of the alleged Police encounter in Hyderabad where the men accused of rape of the veterinarian were killed last week(ANI)

The legal process is long and arduous. But it is essential to provide justice | Analysis

By Amit Anand Tiwari
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 09:01 PM IST
The ends may justify the means for many. But it opens up the door for vigilante justice and can harm innocents
President Ram Nath Kovind with Chief Justice SA Bobde in Jodhpur on Saturday.(ANI PHOTO.)
President Ram Nath Kovind with Chief Justice SA Bobde in Jodhpur on Saturday.(ANI PHOTO.)

‘Justice must never take the form of revenge’: CJI Bobde

Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2019 06:46 AM IST
At the same time, Bobde said the recent events in the country sparked off an old debate with new vigour, and that there was no doubt that the criminal justice system must reconsider its position and attitude towards the time it took to dispose of a case.
Governments have often talked of the development-first approach and winning the hearts and minds of the tribal population(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Governments have often talked of the development-first approach and winning the hearts and minds of the tribal population(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Decoding tribal alienation in Chhattisgarh | HT Editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2019 08:19 PM IST
Two recent reports point to State excesses and insensitivity. STs deserve a fairer deal
Delhi police personnel hold placards as they gather outside police headquarters to protest against the alleged attack by lawyers at Tis Hazari and Saket courts, New Delhi, November 5, 2019(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Delhi police personnel hold placards as they gather outside police headquarters to protest against the alleged attack by lawyers at Tis Hazari and Saket courts, New Delhi, November 5, 2019(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court of India has ruled that 2.77 acres, possibly the most disputed land in Indian history, will go to a trust to be formed by the government and five acres of land in Ayodhya will go to the Muslim party(Sonu Mehta/HT)
The Supreme Court of India has ruled that 2.77 acres, possibly the most disputed land in Indian history, will go to a trust to be formed by the government and five acres of land in Ayodhya will go to the Muslim party(Sonu Mehta/HT)

Opinion | The Ayodhya verdict: Is this justice? I ask myself

By Syeda Hameed
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 09:17 AM IST
Muslims should clearly, politely and unequivocally refuse the Supreme Court’s offer of five acres of land in Ayodhya
File image of BCCI Logo(REUTERS)
File image of BCCI Logo(REUTERS)

Ease BCCI’s ‘straight-jacket’ conflict rules, CoA urges Supreme Court

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Khurram Habib
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 12:55 PM IST
A vital aspect of the reform process in the cash-rich sports body, some of the conflict rules mainly involving former players however have raised complaints they are proving more of a stumbling block.
Ludhiana, India – : A view of consumer courts, on Wednesday, (Photo Hindustan Times)
Ludhiana, India – : A view of consumer courts, on Wednesday, (Photo Hindustan Times)

Justice a far cry at forum, only one case settled in September in Ludhiana

By Harvinder Kaur
PUBLISHED ON OCT 08, 2019 11:03 PM IST
The case was filed in 2015; ruling comes after four years
Accused of the case(Twitter)
Accused of the case(Twitter)

Justice for Harsh and Madhav: Social media seek justice for Amity students thrashed over parking issue

Noida | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON SEP 04, 2019 10:22 AM IST
The students who were allegedly beaten up were identified as Harsh Yadav and Madhav Chaudhary, both pursuing BA (Political Science).
It is unclear whether the review of Mr Jadhav’s case, in line with the ICJ’s order, will be done by a military or a civilian court(REUTERS)
It is unclear whether the review of Mr Jadhav’s case, in line with the ICJ’s order, will be done by a military or a civilian court(REUTERS)

Kulbhushan Jadhav’s quest for justice

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 06:36 PM IST
India’s challenge now is in getting Pakistan to review his conviction and sentence.

Bring her to court today, orders SC after missing law student is found in Rajasthan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2019 02:18 PM IST
A bench led by Justice R Banumathi ordered the UP police to produce her in the top court after a group of lawyers expressed concern about her safety.
Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan has written to ministers of Law and Justice and Social Justice and Empowerment for amending discriminatory laws.(HT PHOTO.)
Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan has written to ministers of Law and Justice and Social Justice and Empowerment for amending discriminatory laws.(HT PHOTO.)

Harsh Vardhan writes to ministers, wants change in laws against Leprosy patients

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 12:12 PM IST
The health minister on Tuesday wrote to the Union minister of Law and Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad, and the Union minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawarchand Gehlot, seeking amendment of the existing 108 discriminatory laws against people affected by leprosy.
Babri Masjid in Ayodhya(HT Photo.)
Babri Masjid in Ayodhya(HT Photo.)

‘Lost papers in dacoity’: Akhara tells SC on ownership of Ramjanmabhoomi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 02:19 PM IST
The bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, started daily hearing of the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case from August 6.
Women celebrate the passing of the triple talaq bill. The law is not to punish the man, but ensure fair play to the victim woman(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Women celebrate the passing of the triple talaq bill. The law is not to punish the man, but ensure fair play to the victim woman(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Triple talaq law: A historic moment for social justice

By Zakia Soman
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2019 08:05 PM IST
Criminalisation is a key deterrent against triple talaq. Social reform must follow the legal change
Sahila, Rakbar Khan’s daughter, said she had to quit school and move with her mother to her maternal grandparents’ house after her father was killed.(parveen kumar/ht photos)
Sahila, Rakbar Khan’s daughter, said she had to quit school and move with her mother to her maternal grandparents’ house after her father was killed.(parveen kumar/ht photos)

Alwar lynching victim’s family waits for justice

Gurugram | By Sadia Akhtar
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2019 02:52 AM IST
A year on, the death of Rakbar Khan in an attack by cow vigilantes has thrown the lives of his friends and family in disarray. His eldest daughter had to quit school and his friend is facing the long-drawn legal process.
Pehlu Khan’s family said it was disappointed after learning that Rajasthan cops had filed a chargesheet against him . They said they had expected justice from the Congress government.(PTI FILE)
Pehlu Khan’s family said it was disappointed after learning that Rajasthan cops had filed a chargesheet against him . They said they had expected justice from the Congress government.(PTI FILE)

‘We expected justice from Congress govt, not chargesheet’: Pehlu Khan’s son

Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2019 04:18 PM IST
Pehlu Khan was thrashed by self-styled cow vigilantes, who accused him of smuggling cattle, on April 1, 2017 near Behror in Alwar.
Ayushmann Khurrana plays a cop in Anubhav Sinha’s Article 15.
Ayushmann Khurrana plays a cop in Anubhav Sinha’s Article 15.

Article 15 song Shuru Karein Kya teaser: Kaam Bhaari, SlowCheeta join Ayushmann Khurrana in his fight for justice

Hindustn Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 12:24 PM IST
Check out the teaser of the first song from Article 15, Shuru Karein Kya. It features rappers Slow Cheeta, Kaam Bhaari, Spit Fire and Dee MC.
The court also questioned the custom officials as to why they had disposed off the gold even when the metal was neither perishable nor hazardous.(HTPhotos)
The court also questioned the custom officials as to why they had disposed off the gold even when the metal was neither perishable nor hazardous.(HTPhotos)

Customs fined 94 lakh for selling gold seized from Kenya national

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 07:29 AM IST
The court’s decision comes while hearing the plea of the woman who had challenged an order passed by the commissioner of customs (airport and general) confiscating the seized gold and imposing 18 lakh penalty on her
Rahul Gandhi meets Alwar gang-rape survivor, says ‘justice will be done(ANI)
Rahul Gandhi meets Alwar gang-rape survivor, says ‘justice will be done(ANI)

Rahul Gandhi meets Alwar gang-rape survivor, says ‘justice will be done’

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2019 01:04 PM IST
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met the woman who was gang-raped in Rajasthan’s Alwar on April 26.
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