High Court

Instrument of Negotiation

Madhavankutty Pillai

A high court order yet again points at the issues in India’s dowry law

Syed Mahmood: Justice Courage

Syed Mahmood’s legacy as colonial India’s dissenting judge

Char Dham: The Right Side of History

On a high court dismissing the shastras as a reason to prevent livestreaming of Char Dham temple rituals

K Parasaran: God’s Advocate

At 92, Ram Lalla’s lawyer K Parasaran is still in demand. He will oversee the construction of the temple for the god he defended

Birthday Work

The blessings of the goddess

Who’s Afraid of Dance Bars?

No matter how often the courts decide in favour of dance bars, the Maharashtra government will not let them operate

The Executive Unbound

Institutional authority is everything

Judicial Proliferation

Having a lot more judges would call for a lot more money

A Conspiracy of Yadavs

After blatantly favouring one caste in government appointments, the judiciary comes calling at Akhilesh Yadav’s doorstep


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