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Top court declines new probe into judge Loya death, says there is no ground for suspicion

Judge Loya died on 1 December 2014 in Nagpur. At the time, he was the special judge in the trial for the alleged fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh.
Illustration by Siddhant Gupta.

TalkPoint: After the Supreme Court judgment, will politics over death of Judge Loya revive or subside?

Experts weigh in on the Supreme Court's decision today to not order inquiry into Judge Loya's death.
Protest against Kathua

Kathua rape-murder case was actually ‘cracked’ in Delhi, thanks to just one spot of blood

Evidence was sent to Delhi for forensic tests, and despite the washed clothing of the victim, the lab found a spot of blood that is said to have tied everything together.

Dalit History Month

Ambedkar memorial

In his last years, Ambedkar said he could do nothing for rural dalits

Ambedkar knew the importance of land in the emancipation of dalits, but he also knew it would not be easy to secure it for them, writes Anand Teltumbde in a new book titled ‘Republic of Caste: Thinking Equality in the Time of Neoliberal Hindutva’.
Dalit activists protest against the alleged 'dilution' of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes act | PTI

Hard fact: Despite quotas, Dalits, tribals are nowhere in Delhi’s corridors of power

Even OBC representation in higher bureaucracy is no more than 2.89 per cent; retired officers claim Dalits & tribals continue to face discrimination in career.
Illustration by Siddhant Gupta.

TalkPoint: After the Supreme Court judgment, will politics over death of Judge Loya revive or subside?

Experts weigh in on the Supreme Court's decision today to not order inquiry into Judge Loya's death.
Graphic design by Siddhant Gupta

TalkPoint: One nation, one poll — a good idea or an impractical plan for India?

Recently, the Law Commission released a draft paper supporting 'one nation, one poll.' Experts weigh in on the talks of holding simultaneous elections from the Panchayat to the Parliament in India.

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