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Yakub Memon , Afzal Guru's executions were politically motivated - Justice AP Shah

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 14:55 -- mh_editor

New Delhi: Former Delhi High Court chief justice AP Shah has claimed that the execution of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru and 1993 Mumbai serial blasts accused Yakub Abdul Razzak Memon were politically motivated.

Speaking exclusively to news channel CNN-IBN, the former chairman of the Law Commission, opined that while Afzal was let down by the executive, there were still some grounds for favouring the mercy petition of Memon.


Sat, 03/12/2016 - 00:14 -- mh_editor

The renowned writer, commentator and rights activist Mr. Ram Puniyani was awarded NCHRO’s Mukundan C Menon Award 2015, in a graceful function at Al Karimi Library Hall of Anjuman-E-Islam, CST, Mumbai. The program started at 4.45 pm and the dignitaries that graced the occasion were Mr. Ram Puniyani, Justice Suresh Hosbet (Retired Judge Bombay High Court), Adv. Amin Solkar (Legal Activist), Adv. Shabana Khan (National Vice Chairperson NCHRO), Sadique Qureshi (Social Activist), Mr.

Popular Front Chairman condoles the demise of SDPI National Vice President Mr. Samkutty Jacob

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 22:18 -- Sub Editor

Popular Front Chairman K. M. Shereef expressed deep condolences on the sad and sudden demise of SDPI National Vice President Mr. Samkutty Jacob this morning due to cardiac arrest. Mr. Samkutty Jacob was soft and considerate to all. Nevertheless he was uncompromising in his ideals and political approaches. He was an ardent upholder of the rights of depressed classes. He stood in the forefront of struggles for equal justice to the marginalized sections till his last breath.

Constitution should be amended for reservation in higher judiciary: Justice D. Hari Paranthaman

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 18:26 -- Sub Editor

The Madras high court sitting judge D. Hari Paranthaman demanded constitutional amendments for the reservation in the higher judiciary, while speaking in the seminar on “Social Justice in the Judicial Appointments” organized by the National Lawyers Network (NLN) at Chennai here on Friday (8th January 2016).

In his key-note address, Justice Hari Paranthaman said, “Our Indian constitution was amended more than hundred times. To ensure the social justice in the higher judiciary, it is need of the hour to amend the constitution.


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