Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicJudicial reforms

Topic: judicial reforms

Reforms in tribunals necessary but Modi govt isn’t helping judiciary by scrapping them

The ordinance scraping intellectual property and film certification tribunals is yet another case of the Modi government using a sledgehammer to crack open a difficult nut.

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.

How technology gave LIMBS to Indian judiciary — an app to monitor government cases

In ‘Justice Frustrated’, Ajay Gupta writes about LIMBS, a web-based application that is creating efficiency & transparency in legal information management.

Why even 1,023 new fast track courts for rape and POCSO cases won’t be enough

An amount of Rs 767 crore has been approved under the centrally sponsored scheme to develop infrastructural facilities for Indian Judiciary for 2020-21.

Forget Modi’s ‘justice for all’ mission, Indian judiciary must do justice to its data first

Indian judiciary needs to walk out of Middle Ages to become a 21st century democratic institution. But it won’t until we are stuck with poor data.

Court vacancies, reforms: what chief ministers & judges must tackle when they meet this week

The chief justices-chief ministers’ conference is a rare forum where the executive and judiciary come together to talk about issues that matter to both.

Justice Lokur on judicial reform, Richard Haas roots for India, Narayanan’s warning on Kashmir

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Why Indian courts shouldn’t get their hopes up with Congress promise of judicial reform

Congress’ election manifesto opens debate on much-needed reform in Indian judiciary but promises have seldom turned into government action.

‘Judges bribery’ allegations: SC to take a call on petition Tuesday

This is the same case that was referred to a constitution bench of five most senior judges by justices J. Chelameswar and Abdul Nazeer on 9 November.

Indian jails are a university for nurturing criminals: Sanjay Dutt

Actor Sanjay Dutt says Indian prisons and judicial system desperately need reform; backs capital punishment for heinous crimes. Far from being places of reform, Indian...

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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