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An amount of Rs 767 crore has been approved under the centrally sponsored scheme to develop infrastructural facilities for Indian Judiciary for 2020-21.
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.
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.
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Congress’ election manifesto opens debate on much-needed reform in Indian judiciary but promises have seldom turned into government action.
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 prisons are turning into a “university” for grooming criminals, said actor Sanjay Dutt. Dutt, 58, has just completed his sentence in a terror case linked to the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, which he said took 25 years of his life. The Indian prisons and judicial system, he said, desperately need reform, as he saw a number of families break down because of the sheer sluggishness of the justice delivery mechanism. Yet, he took everything in his stride, trying to read and find humour in the daily mundaneness of prison life, he said in a freewheeling conversation at ‘Off the Cuff’ with Shekhar Gupta in Mumbai Tuesday. On the politically and legally controversial issue of capital punishment, Dutt was, however, less merciful. “We shouldn’t get rid of it (capital...