Sunday, 29 May, 2022
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Topic: Indian Courts

What is NJIC? Agency to monitor infrastructure development in trial courts, proposed by CJI

CJI N.V. Ramana had proposed the National Judicial Infrastructure Corporation in March this year to develop judicial infrastructure in trial courts.

Over 1,100 rape cases ended in compromise after going to court since 2014: NCRB

Over the years, compromise marriages have become institutionalised through laws and law enforcement.

India’s district court judges don’t show in-group bias against women, Muslims: Study

Eight scholars from American, Swiss and French universities and World Bank looked into the dataset of cases heard during 2010–2018 in India’s 7,000+ district and subordinate trial courts.

Will increasing number of courts aid India’s judicial backlog? Data shows otherwise

Data shows that in some cases, new courts and transfer courts performed worse than courts which did not transfer cases to new courts to help with backlog.

Indian courts spend 273 days serving summons. Tech can speed it up

Though, the judiciary has recognised service of summons through electronic modes, emails and messaging apps, these modes are seldom used.

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Representational image of the seat of the Indian government on Raisina Hill, New Delhi | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

IAS couple with dog is already UPSC case study. But don’t miss modus operandi behind transfers

‘Punishment’ postings are not new. If you want to punish an IAS officer through transfer, which has been the practice in several states and now Centre, there is no need to search for ‘hard areas.’
File photo of people in masks in China | Representational image | ANI

India, China will soon be ‘economically sick’ after Covid subsides. Here’s how to avoid it

Emerging Asia can fall into an inequality trap after Covid. The poorest have been hit hardest by a reduction in their incomes. But there are remedies.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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