The Closet Killer

Additional Commissioner of Police (III) Shri Supratim Sarkar’s efforts, translated in English, is nothing short of brilliant. He can either be e-mailed at or called on 033-22143970.  There are several who enquire: why do some prefer watching, reading stories on crime? Are they criminals themselves or Are they learning how to protect, investigate, solve? I […]

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The Revival of Ray III

George H. Gadbois, Jr., chronicler of 93 Judges of the Supreme Court of India, had this to say once: “When I first wrote to Justice A N Ray requesting an interview, I included a couple of articles I had published earlier. This enabled him to see that I was rather well-informed about him and the Court. […]

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The Haynes Discourse

“Haynes was a role model of mine. He and Greenidge were a pair that would take apart any bowling attack in the world. From the start of the day’s play I had kept a close watch on him. He was sitting in the Sussex dressing room, absorbed in the match. I worried that he might […]

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The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law

“A distinguished South African Judge, Albie Sachs has spoken of the importance of understanding the value of constitutional transformation. In his book titled ‘The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law’, explaining the role of the constitutional court, Sachs has this to say: “It is difficult to analyze the impact that court decisions have on actual […]

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