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The status of women in Indian judiciary

According to a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, there are only two women judges in the Supreme Court and 78 in various high courts of the country. According to a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, there are only two women judges in the Supreme Court and 78 in various high courts of the country. There are several high courts across the country including those in Patna, Manipur, Meghalaya, Telangana, Tripura and Uttarakhand that do not have a single woman serving at all.

A deadpan interview with Citizen Urvish

Satirist Urvish Kothari tells Devansh Dixit that he is an ordinary citizen in a country of extraordinary lies. Urvish Kothari's brief satirical sketches on twitter, dispatched in unblemished Hindi, are not unlike Malinga in-swingers; they come screeching out of nothingness, and upend your equilibrium. But, unlike Lasith's flamboyant onrush, Urvish's run-up is stoic. He comes, he deadpans, you laugh. Urvish spoke to Devansh Dixit from the same room he uses as his performance space, in the same

Mob assaults two Siddi men and their friend in Gujarat's Veraval; four arrested, sent to judicial custody, says police

On 3 June, three men were tied together and beaten up by a mob in Gujarat's Veraval, a hub of fishing industries in the Gir Somnath district. The incident took place near Bhidia port where Samir Majgul (21) and Mustaq Bhalaya (20) from the Siddi community and Kanji (20) from the Laghumati community had gone looking for work. "We were all standing near a galla and having tea. After some time, a fight between two groups broke out and the place became crowded. The other group, which was involved i