Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicIndian judiciary

Topic: indian judiciary

CJI Lalit helped reduce judiciary’s case backlog. Now all eyes are on his successor

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Kerala court granting bail to Chandran highlights sexism, misogyny within Indian judiciary

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Courts have consistently adopted arbitration-friendly approach, says Law Minister Kiren Rijiju

The Union Minister noted that recently, the Supreme Court paved the way for enforcement of emergency arbitral awards in India seated arbitrations in the Amazon-Future Group case.

Orissa HC issues India’s 1st annual report on state courts, and the findings are grim

Report identifies factors behind high number of cases pending in state's courts, including docket explosion, uneven distribution of cases among district judges & operation of stay orders

SC hopes to use its new judicial database with real-time case updates to help reduce delays

The NJDG is a grid that stores case data from all courts in the country. First rolled out in 2015, the data grid will provide updates for all pending and decided cases. 

For 31 paise owed to SBI, land deal was stuck for over 2 years. Until Gujarat HC intervened

A pair of brothers bought 79 acres in Sanand taluka in December 2019, but SBI refused to give 'no-dues certificate' to previous owners. HC pulled up bank for 'harassing people'.

‘False evidence, tainted cops’: Why 15 HC verdicts freed 30 death row convicts last year

6 different HCs pulled up investigators for ‘manufactured’ FIRs & coached witnesses, prosecutor for hiding evidence, and lower court for using 'vaishi darinda' in judgment.

SC must step in and end the 15-yr-long farce of cases against Gere-Shilpa Shetty public kiss

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Why Indian justice system needs prosecutors to work with police during probe

A prosecutor is forced to proceed even if they believe the evidence collected by the police isn't sufficient. This hampers their ability to take the case to its logical end.

Important to reach people of all sections, says CJI Ramana at NALSA awareness programme

CJI N.V. Ramana was speaking at valedictory ceremony of Pan India Legal Awareness and 0utreach Campaign organised by National Legal Services Authority. Event was launched on Gandhi Jayanti on 2 October.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.