-May 3, 2018

The government’s recent Ordinance on child rape is more of a political decision than a real answer to the problem In 2012, India stepped back in time, into the pro-death penalty era for the crime of rape. Before that, academicians, jurists, judges, lawyers and other intellectuals were thinking about the abolition of the death penalty […]


-April 13, 2018

Encounter killings will hardly be able to decriminalise UP if the chief minister continues to extricate the BJP’s own legislators accused of crimes as heinous as rape and murder The BJP-government led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh seems to have been caught into its own web. Taking in turncoats having criminal antecedents […]