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Where is the rule of law when a man can be shot down in a courtroom?

It sounds like the final scene of a TV crime drama: a notorious gangster is gunned down in court, his assassins disguised as lawyers.

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Three female judges appointed to the Supreme Court – but it’s still an “old boys’ club”

India has never had a female Chief Justice. But this could change soon.

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Chief Justice NV Ramana condemns police brutality

Over the last three years, 348 people died and 1189 were tortured in police custody in India. And this is almost certainly an underestimate.

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Shashi Tharoor was hounded for years by the CBI. His crime? Belonging to the political opposition

The CBI has become a tool of the political rulers. When Congress was in power, it pursued members of the BJP. Today, it is used against Congress. What has become of institutional neutrality?

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A judge’s example: How we can all educate ourselves on LGBT rights

Judge Anand Venkatesh consulted a psychologist in a case of police harassment of a lesbian couple, admitting his own “ignorance and prejudice” about same-sex relationships.

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Justice is under attack, but no one’s noticed. Why the murder of two lawyers didn’t make the headlines

It’s already become another forgotten news story.

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Two Telegana lawyers killed in broad daylight. Can politicians get away with murder?

Those who stand up for justice in India put their own lives on the line.

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Jagan versus the Judges: how a corrupt politician challenged justice itself

Public confidence in the justice system is an essential pillar of democracy. This is the first time a politician has sought to undermine it.

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Modi’s complicity in the 2002 Gujarat riots has been almost forgotten

Political leaders should be held to account.

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