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The FIR Fetish

Makarand R Paranjape

Whom will the law protect—truth tellers or offence takers?

Mind Your Speech

How governments across time have used sedition to suppress freedom

We Sindhis make good lawyers, Ram Jethmalani once said

Renowned lawyer and friend Indira Jaising pays tributes to the late legal luminary

Some Convicts are More Equal than Others

How a Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict doggedly used the Right to Information Act to reveal illegalities in Sanjay Dutt’s frequent leaves and remission from prison

Don’t Shoot the Messenger

To use the Official Secrets Act against The Hindu is a long-lasting boomerang

Beyond Band-Aids

Why India’s medical system needs urgent reform

Tyranny of the Majority

Why it takes society decades to remove a bad law

E-smokers Under Fire

Electronic cigarettes face a bane in several states

Struggle for the Soil

The Adivasis of northern Telangana raise a rallying cry for land and livelihood rights

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