Monday, 27 June, 2022

Topic: conviction

SC has ordered Perarivalan release, but here’s why other 6 Rajiv convicts are still in jail

Convicts sought clemency from Tamil Nadu governor in 2015. Last month, SC questioned governor’s decision to send Perarivalan’s plea to President when he himself could take the call.

No skills, no jobs, just stigma—What do Indian prisoners do after they get out?

Despite serving time, ex-convicts struggle with rehabilitation. Here’s how we can change that

Can’t disqualify convicted politicians from contesting elections for life, govt tells SC

Law ministry says convicted politicians and public servants cannot be equated for the purposes of punishment because they are governed by two different laws.

Sirsa on total lockdown; people inside Ram Rahim’s dera told to leave

Police have inputs of about over 5,000 people being ready with petrol bombs, swords and rifles to retaliate in case of a forced evacuation

‘I will purify you’: What the two rape victims testified against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

The ordeal that the two rape victims had gone through at Ram Rahim’s dera as evidenced by court records

On Camera


Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.