Today anti-nationals are those who speak against government: Justice Shah

justiceShahThe nationalism that forced one to stand up for the national anthem at a movie theatre was questioned by the former chief justice of the Delhi high court, A P Shah. Delivering the M N Roy memorial lecture on free speech, Justice Shah asked why is what should be eaten being prescribed.

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Death sentence in India: Presidential panel on mercy petitions sought

10-1444473348-deathsentenceNew Delhi, Oct 10: The Status of Mercy Petitions in India” highlights that even if the Law Commission of India’s recommendations to “abolish death penalty for all crimes other than terrorism related offences and waging war” were to be implemented in too, death penalty shall still remain in the statute books in India.

The report was released at a function in New Delhi addressed by Justice A P Shah, former Chairman of the Law Commission of India, Satyabrata Pal, former member of the National Human Rights Commission, Cesare Onestini, Deputy Head of the Delegation of European Union to India and Suhas Chakma, Coordinator of the National Campaign for Abolition of Death Penalty in India.

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