Thursday, 26 May, 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.

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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Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.

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Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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