Ahimsa-won democracy rules through the lathi

India's police force today has assumed the character of goondas in uniform D R Goyal DelhiJustice and free play are challenged when confronted with opposition. Violent regimes invite violent opposition, but violence instead of being…

India's graduate schools of crime

The condition of the jails in India is deplorable even in comparison to any of its other basic public facilities. The money spent on jail reforms and development of their basic amenities is negligible by…

Torture Prevention in Kerala

By Dr.S.Balaraman, Niyama Samkeeksha Magazine, 18 July 2003Torture as you know is a feudal practice which was generally used during the feudal times. The use of torture in the investigation is regarded as an un-civilized…