Murder, investigation, police and the CBI – too many problems …

The Arushi murder case was finally decided by a court, 5 years after the twin murders of Arushi and the family servant, Hemraj. If there ever was to be a book published on how not to run a murder enquiry, this case can fill in many chapters in the book, and because of the incredible […]

Sajjan Kumar to be charged with 1984 riots case

The 1984 anti-Sikh riots remain a blot on the name of India, and its criminal and judicial system. The riots started soon after Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards, and for a couple of days afterwards, the capital of India, Delhi, burned as mobs chased down Sikhs and burnt them / killed them […]

Judge Dinakaran will not move to the Supreme Court

For some months now, there has been a lot of discussion about the date of Justice Dinakaran, the Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court in the wake of allegations against him of corruption, and of cornering and encroaching on public land in Tamil Nadu. As per the normal process of elevation of judges to […]