supreme court

Audio podcast: Why does justice inequality persist in India?
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Ashraf Engineer September 8, 2021 The justice system exists as part of society, not outside it. So, you’re particularly vulnerable if you happen to be poor, part of a minority or a vulnerable group such as Dalits, or of the...
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Audio podcast: Supreme Court should walk the talk on police torture
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Ashraf Engineer August 14, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. A few days ago, Chief Justice NV Ramana served a warning about torture in police custody. “The threat to human rights and bodily integrity...
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Audio podcast: How Delhi’s voters were rendered irrelevant
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Ashraf Engineer April 3, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. As the Rajya Sabha passed the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021, India slid further down the democracy scale. The...
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Audio podcast: Why the NRC is a threat to the idea of India
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Ashraf Engineer March 24, 2021 The National Register of Citizens, or NRC, makes it extremely tough to prove citizenship – often disregarding documents generally considered valid for it. Those excluded from the NRC are to be lodged in detention centres,...
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Audio podcast: Time to throw out the sedition law
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Ashraf Engineer March 6, 2021 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Sedition is the buzzword of these times. The charge has been slapped against climate activists, journalists, social activists, comedians, politicians, student protestors and authors....
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SC order on women in army: just the first step on a long road
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Ashraf Engineer February 24, 2020 The Supreme Court order granting equal rights to women in the army was significant. Women can now get permanent commissions and command positions on par with men. They are eligible for equal promotions, ranks, benefits...
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