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To begin with, we need a proper definition of lynching.
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Honour killing suspected.
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The National Crime Records Bureau's 2014 crime in India report revealed a variety of disturbing statistics. What I will be focusing on here, however, is the data on incarceration of people belonging t...
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The case has come to light in Koppal in Karnataka.
Deadened eyes, knowing smile Pleading hands and calculated guile. This girl is no child, she knows adult games But we never look at her face, so we know no names. And there not too far away, stands o...
The year 2014, when NCRB had started collecting data on cases related to Section 377, had seen 1148 FIRs filed under "unnatural offences". In 2015, 1347 FIRs were filed under this category. Of the 1347 cases, trials were held for only 378, of which 175 culminated in conviction and 203 ended in acquittal or discharge of the accused.
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In the name of social justice, opinionated reportage and columns are building up a case against the government in power at the Centre. Let us try and understand the Dalit problem from a dispassionate perspective instead. A perspective that transcends vilification and vindications, and one which is based on sound data and logical arguments.
NEW DELHI — The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the bill amending the Juvenile Justice Act, paving the way for children in the 16-18 age group to be tried as adults if they commit heinous crimes. The bil...