Thursday, Dec 02, 2021

Law & Legal

Delay In Publishing Of P Varavara Rao Poems Attributed To ‘Unfavourable Legal Opinion’

Nov 12, 2021 Trisha Mukherjee

P Varavara Rao, the activist and poet is presently facing trial in the Bhima Koregaon case.

Ex J&K CM Mehbooba Takes Legal Recourse Against Satya Pal Malik Over ‘Defamatory’ Remarks

Oct 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has send a legal notice to erstwhile state’s Governor Satya Pal Malik over his alleged “defamatory” remarks against her.

Dying Declaration: Should Its Electronic Recording Be Made Mandatory?

The dying declaration has always been disputed by the accused parties for its manipulation by the police even in the most sensational cases. The most recent one is the Hathras case.

West Bengal Advocate General Kishore Datta Resigns Citing 'Personal Reasons'

Sep 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

He is the fourth Advocate General from the Mamata government to take this step. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accepted his resignation with immediate effect.

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy Faces Jail Term In Campaign Financing Trial

Nicolas Sarkozy is accused of having spent almost twice the maximum legal amount of 22.5 million euros (USD 27.5 million) on a re-election bid that he lost to Socialist Francois Hollande.

19 April, 2021

Clause By Clause, Taking Liberties With Human Liberty

Radhika Chitkara

Among all our laws, Section 43D(2) of UAPA is arguably the most violative of principles of justice—it totally eclipses procedural fairness, and permits pre-trial incarceration up to 180 days

23 November, 2020

Explained: Is Kerala's New Law An Attack On Free Speech?

Outlook Web Bureau

Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Saturday gave his approval to the ordinance, which amended the Kerala Police Act

18 September, 2020

Yogi Adityanath Govt May Bring Ordinance To Restrict Religious Conversions


Last year, the Uttar Pradesh State Law Commission had submitted a report to Yogi Adityanath, suggesting a new law to check forcible religious conversions.

09 September, 2020

Examining The Special Prosecution Needs Of Criminal Justice

Chitrakshi Jain

The office of prosecution is often neglected in conversations about criminal justice reform.

29 July, 2020

Is Criminal Law A Lost Cause In India?

Arindam Bharadwaj

We have come to the same junction and it is high time that we realise the importance of codification, revisit our laws and reform them.

03 June, 2020

Explained: How A Life Convict Is Granted Remission

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Jessica Lal Murder case convict, Manu Sharma, was released prematurely from the jail. Outlook explains the legal process for granting remission to a life convict.


13 February, 2020

Nirbhaya Case: Can Lower Court Issue Death Warrant Before SC Decides On 'Separate Hanging'?

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Legal experts say that even if the lower court fixes a date for hanging, the convicts cannot be executed until the Supreme Court concludes the hearing on the questions of separate hanging.

01 February, 2020

Nirbhaya Case: This Is How Convicts Can Delay Hanging Till March

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Keeping in mind legal remedies available to the four convicts, Outlook has analysed the maximum delay they can cause.

21 January, 2020

Bring An Ordinance To End Provision Of Mercy Petition: Nirbhaya's Father

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Nirbhaya's father says it was frustrating to see the rape convicts taking legal recourse to delay the execution.

08 January, 2020

Will Nirbhaya Case Convicts Be Hanged On January 22? Several Legal Experts Express Doubt

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The legal experts believe that all the four convicts have judicial remedies, which, in all probability, will delay their execution for another few months.

24 December, 2019

An App To Aid Litigants And Lawyers Making Legal Work Faster And Better

Ramesh Menon

Thousands of people grapple daily with confusing legal issues and get intimidated with the labyrinth of laws and processes involved. However, the scenario might just change with a new app called LegalKart

08 November, 2019

Maharashtra Tops In Delivering Justice To People: Report


The India Justice Report 2019 is based on publicly available data of different government entities on the four pillars of justice delivery.


18 October, 2019

CJI Ranjan Gogoi Writes To Govt, Recommends Justice Bobde As His Successor

Outlook Web Bureau

Justice Gogoi, who was sworn in as the 46th Chief Justice of India in 2018, will demit the office on November 17.

Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.


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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

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T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

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