SC says Gandhi’s conviction affects his right to continue in public life and his electorate’s right to represent their constituency
By Staff Writer Last Friday (4), the Supreme Court of India (SC) suspended Congress Party (CP) leader and former Member of Parliament, Rahul Gandhi's defamation conviction, allowing him to return to parliament and contest national elections next year. Gandhi was convicted in March this year for allegedly having sarcastically quarried why
By Staff Writer Yesterday, August 3, former US President Donald Trump was arraigned on four felony charges related to his attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election. The charges stem from his efforts to pressure then-Vice President Mike Pence to block the certification of Joe Biden's Electoral College victory and
Sri Lanka Constitution – 45 Years On: The Consolidation of Authoritarianism in the service of capital
By Sanjaya Jayasekera This is the speech delivered by the writer on August 1, 2023, in celebration of World Constitution Day, organized by worldconstitutiondy.org, which is sponsored by the International Bundesbrief Society. The video link is also available on their website. https://youtu.be/kptPgTTyVJE I wish you all a wonderful World Constitution Day, 2023! To celebrate
Police should not arrest suspects unnecessarily, Magistrates should not authorize detention casually and mechanically: SC reiterates Arnesh Kumar directions
By Sanjaya Jayasekera The Supreme Court of India on Monday (July 31) has reiterated the guidelines set by it in its 2014 Arnesh Kumar judgement for arrest under Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, and other offenses punishable by a maximum jail term of seven years [Asfak Alam vs.