Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicWomen lawyers

Topic: women lawyers

Delhi HC Women Lawyers Forum calls out ‘misogyny of the bar’ in reaction to 1994 assault case

Former Delhi HC Bar Association president Rajiv Khosla was convicted on 29 Oct for assaulting lawyer Sujata Kohli in 1994. A section of male lawyers resolved to abstain from work Tuesday in protest.

Lawyer couple stabbed to death in Telangana

G Vaman Rao and his wife, both practicing lawyers in the Telangana High Court, were travelling in a car when they were attacked with knives.

Sexism in Indian judiciary runs so deep it’s unlikely we will get our first woman CJI

A judge in Madras High Court once passed a comment on my short haircut. I protested but other male lawyers made me apologise. This is what women lawyers face.

On Camera

YourTurn

Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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