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Justice hurried is infact Justice buried @Hyderabad encounter

Justice hurried is infact Justice buried As the common people continue to applaud what prima-facie appears to be a staged encounter by the Telengana police: all the four accused in the diabolic rape and gruesome murder of Dr. Priyanka Reddy-

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The idea of instant justice

It’s time to fix the rot in the criminal justice system to stem the rising demand for wanton killing of rapists-killers. Further laxity will make Nov 6 Hyderabad encounter an epitome of a parallel justice delivery system If the misery

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All eyes on floor test

Only that can dilute if not settle the putrid political mess in Maharashtra. The sooner a House session is called, the better The political ambush in Maharashtra — for nothing else can describe the opportunistic division of the power pie among

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The tribalisation of politics

The only way to explain indecisive electoral outcomes is the growing gulf between the rich and the rest in almost every democratic country Homo economicus’ is dead. Long live ‘homo tribuarius’! That’s not really something to celebrate but it’s certainly

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Governor’s decision unconstitutional

President’s Rule in Maharashtra must be shot down by the SC. Elections are a costly affair and a poor country like India can ill-afford frequent polls In my opinion, the recent imposition of President’s Rule in Maharashtra under Article 356 is unconstitutional

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Guarantors vs enforcers

The brawl between police officers and lawyers over a parking lot was the manifestation of a misplaced sense of entitlement at work. The episode should lead to corrective introspection Submission to an inviolable sense of justice, order and probity ought to be

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Censorship of hate?

Following the suspension of a prominent lawyer’s account, liberals ask if Twitter is wrong There is a problem with both sides of the narrative in the media nowadays. They both are so extremely wedded to their views that they refuse

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Big ticket reforms need of the hour

Sweeping changes in the judiciary are must in order to modernise it so that it can provide timely and affordable justice When it comes to assessing governance, it is usually the performance of the Executive and the bureaucracy that is

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Toxic masculinity

It would be easy to attribute such mindset to the resurgence of revisionism or a stoking of primal instincts. But male behaviour in this era is linked to political contexts Enough has not yet been said of the brutality of

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Need Justice now for Unnao rape case victim

Politics be damned, the priority now should be to get justice in the Unnao rape and the strictest penalty for the offender If there is one reason why the political whataboutery and tallying criminal statistics of various party regimes in

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