Application by broiler farmers: Do not sanction culling of poultry birds in Vadodara

Representation by advocate NM Kapadia to the Gujarat chief minister, the agriculture and animal husbandry secretary, Vadodara police commissioner Vadodara district collector, animal husbandry director, for not sanctioning the culling of poultry birds in Vadodara following the application of the Boiler Farmers for culling 15,00,000 poultry birds in Vadodara: Under the instructions of my client … More Application by broiler farmers: Do not sanction culling of poultry birds in Vadodara

CSJ petition to state govts on activating District Legal Services Authorities: COVID 19 Response

A Centre for Social Justice  petition to State Governments: Thousands of labourers are currently stranded with no means of returning home and no access to shelter or food as a result of the COVID 19 lockdown. According to ground reports, migrant labourers have started embarking on dangerous journeys by foot to return home in the absence … More CSJ petition to state govts on activating District Legal Services Authorities: COVID 19 Response

Will death sentence for rape be inflicted on those from rich and affluent background?

By Sanjeev Sirohi* I have till now opposed death penalty except for terror cases. This was mainly due to what my best friend Sageer Khan said to me way back in 1993-94 that “defend a rapist or a dacoit or a robber or a murderer but never ever in life defend a terrorist… I say … More Will death sentence for rape be inflicted on those from rich and affluent background?

Hyderabad gangrape: Crying shame that Centre, our lawmakers are sitting pretty

By Sanjeev Sirohi* The dastardly act of gang rape and cold blooded murder of 27 year old government veterinary doctor in Hyderabad has left the whole country shocking and seething, but as usual yet once again the common person is feeling totally helpless as our Government at the Centre does nothing to ensure that the … More Hyderabad gangrape: Crying shame that Centre, our lawmakers are sitting pretty

Are lawyers hooligans? How can they be fired upon as if they are criminals and terrorists?

By Sanjeev Sirohi* In the aftermath of the most unfortunate ugly violence that broke loose at Tis Hazari court on November 2 between lawyers and police which left many injured, the Delhi High Court without wasting any time on November 3 very rightly constituted a judicial committee to conduct an enquiry within six weeks into … More Are lawyers hooligans? How can they be fired upon as if they are criminals and terrorists?

What message are we sending to the world? Strictest punishment for mob lynching is need of hour

By Sanjeev Sirohi*     It has to be said right at the outset that mob lynching cannot be justified on any pretext and under any circumstances come what may! There has to be zero tolerance for it but right now we see that the perpetrators of the crime are either escaping with just no punishment or … More What message are we sending to the world? Strictest punishment for mob lynching is need of hour

RTI Amendment Bill would result in forceful adoption of SICs by Central government

By Venkatesh Nayak* The Bill to amend The Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI Act) which the Lok Sabha approved (218 voting in favour and 79 opposing it) this Monday (22 July, 2019) is slated for introduction and passing in the Rajya Sabha today (Click here and  select 24/07/2019 for accessing the List of Business of the House). Despite the very vocal demand … More RTI Amendment Bill would result in forceful adoption of SICs by Central government