Women’s Rights activists decry Goa court comments

In a court order published on Tuesday, the Goa District and Sessions Court states the victim’s behaviour in the Tarun Tejpal case was not normal for a sexually assaulted person. Bangalore: The court order that was published on Tuesday, that acquitted Tarun Tejpal, former editor-in-chief of Tehelka, on charges of sexual assault against his colleague […]

Continue Reading

Karnataka High Court returns online

Parakh Sinha|24th May 2021 High Court opens to virtual hearings exclusively after summer vacations, SOPs in place by the Registrar General to curtail COVID-19 spread in the judiciary. Bengaluru: Advocates will no longer be allowed to enter the Principal Bench of Karnataka High Court (Bangalore) complex, unless there is a specific order of the court […]

Continue Reading
picture taken Karnataka Photo News

Elderly abuse rises in lockdown

Lockdown loneliness, change in family dynamics, has resulted in increased number of elderly abuse cases being reported. Bengaluru:  The sudden lifestyle change due to the lockdown has left the elderly disoriented and vulnerable. Their growing dependence on family members resulted in resentment towards them, leaving them prone to abuse. Data from a elderly helpline shows […]

Continue Reading