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  • Supreme Court firm on its decision to criminalise gay sex, rejects Centre’s plea 28-01-2014 11:35 PM

    In a huge blow to the LGBT community in the country, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review its verdict on gay sex. The apex court has dismissed the review petitions filed by the Centre and gay rights activists against its December 2013 verdict, criminalising gay sex. ...
  • BJP not targeting Tejpal but Congress protecting him: Sushma 28-11-2013 04:32 PM

    BJP leader Sushma Swaraj reiterated that a Union Minister was protecting Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal in the sexual assault case. Swaraj also rubbished allegations that the BJP was targeting him but it was the Congress which was protecting him. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on the rejection of Asaram's bail plea 21-09-2013 11:01 PM

    This week on the week that wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday rejected the bail application of self-styled godman Asaram in the sexual assault case of a 16-year-old girl. Also watch him talk about the Onion price rise and his take on Indian-American Nina Davuluri...
  • 'Death row convicts' cases need to be treated case by case' 25-04-2013 12:04 PM

    Even as the political debate remains charged about the execution of Khalistani convict Devender Pal Singh Bhullar, the man who treated him for more than 2 years in Delhi says his team's medical input should have been taken into account. He makes it clear that death row convicts' cases need...
  • SC has been very harsh on Bhullar, says lawyer of Rajiv Gandhi's killers 12-04-2013 12:32 PM

    Reacting to the Supreme Court's verdict on Bhullar's mercy plea, lawyer of Rajiv Gandhi's killer M Radhakrishnan says the decision of the apex court has come as a big disappointment for him. "A Constitution bench of the SC had held that mere delay of 5 years or more for those...
  • Cancer Patients Aid Association hails SC's verdict 01-04-2013 02:14 PM

    The SC dismissed Novartis' plea for a patent on its cancer drug Glivec, paving way for more affordable life saving cancer drugs. ...
  • Does a Khalistani terrorist like Bhullar deserve mercy? 30-05-2011 10:20 PM

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Does a Khalistani terrorist like Bhullar deserve mercy?' ...
  • Should President now speed-up Afzal Guru case? 23-06-2010 10:40 PM

    The central Home Ministry has written to the President of India that Afzal Guru's is a fit case for death sentence. ...
  • Is Afzal Guru case a political hot potato? 20-05-2010 12:36 AM

    Afzal's mercy plea file has been shuttled between the Delhi govt and the Lt Governor's office thrice within 24 hours. ...
  • Headley escapes death, extradition to India 19-03-2010 09:07 AM

    He has also admitted his role in planning the Mumbai terror attacks. ...
  • SC raps govt over delay in mercy plea decisions 21-09-2009 09:34 PM

    Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru and others on the death row. ...
  • Husband of Saudi gangrape victim cries for help 22-11-2007 11:04 PM

    For the first time her husband is speaking out against the ruling as well. ...