Soli J. Sorabjee The Indian Express Group
Soli J. Sorabjee-
Sunday 5 May '13The recent judgment of the Supreme Court which commuted the death sentence of the Assam murder convict Mahendra Nath Das
Thursday 25 April '13Justice Verma possessed that rare and lonely virtue: courage
Sunday7 April '13The people of North Korea are suffering from acute economic deprivations and related ills
Sunday24 March '13Understandably, family members, friends and admirers of Sanjay are dismayed and shocked at the severity of the sentence.
Sunday10 March '13This week we are celebrating International Women''s Day.
Sunday24 February '13After the Supreme Court judgment confirming death penalty on Afzal Guru and the rejection of his mercy petition, the legal and logical course was to execute the death sentence.
Sunday10 February '13The National Green Tribunal (NGT) recently passed an order restraining all individuals, companies as well as public authorities from throwing any debris or solid waste on the Yamuna river banks or wat...
Sunday27 January '13The promptitude with which the report was prepared in 29 days without asking for any extension was exceptional.
Sunday13 January '13The horrific rape of the young Delhi girl in a bus has evoked extreme reactions ranging from cries for mandatory death penalty, public hanging and castration of the rape convicts.
Sunday30 December '12The efficacy of any well-intentioned act depends primarily upon its timing
Sunday16 December '12The current thinking is that discourse on fundamental rights cannot be divorced from fundamental duties or else we do a disservice to both.
Sunday2 December '12Justice Leveson''s recent report on media is the outcome of a public enquiry which lasted for eight months
Sunday18 November '12Aung San Suu Kyi''s Nehru memorial lecture delivered last Wednesday in New Delhi was outstanding for more than one reason
Sunday4 November '12It is generally forgotten that law is a profession. It is not a commercial undertaking operating on the law of demand and supply enabling lawyers to charge extortionate fees
Sunday21 October '12Anna Hazare''s movement against corruption undeniably galvanised the nation against corruption.
Sunday7 October '12It is a settled law that right to health is included in the right to life guaranteed by Article 21 of our Constitution
Sunday23 September '12There is talk in some quarters about mid-term elections about which there is no political consensus.
Sunday9 September '12Raj Thackeray has been at his intolerant best.
Sunday26 August '12For that purpose, it is necessary to ingrain into the minds and hearts of the police personnel that they are servants of the law and not of their current political masters.
Sunday12 August '12K M Munshi moved an amendment for its deletion which was accepted. Hence 'sedition'' is not a permissible head of restriction on freedom of expression.
Sunday29 July '12It is a fallacy that the President of India is a ceremonial figurehead and has no meaningful role to play.
Sunday15 July '12In the present Presidential election, use of intemperate language at times and canvassing by the contesting candidates are reminiscent of college and trade union elections
Sunday1 July '12The great American Judge Justice Holmes observed that he liked to pay taxes, because thereby he purchased civilisation.
Sunday3 June '12It is shocking that senior CPM leader M M Mani in the State of Kerala can openly flaunt with impunity that his party has eliminated, in other words murdered
Sunday20 May '12Bombayites eagerly looked forward to seeing R K Laxman''s cartoons on the front page of The Times of India.