Thursday, 11 August, 2022
TopicThePrint-Vidhi Legal series

Topic: ThePrint-Vidhi Legal series

Digitisation of courts brings privacy concerns. But India lacks right to be forgotten

The policy should address how courts deal with privacy concerns. It's important to not wait till PDP Bill is enacted.

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.

‘Justice now depends on technology,’ said SA Bobde. Indian judiciary has miles to go

Legal acumen doesn't translate to tech competence. We need adequate training to transit from paper briefs to screens.

India must build, re-build its courts for disabled. Judicial infra key to justice delivery

While the NJIC structure may overcome bureaucratic complications, the existence of experts from professional disciplines is a crucial element missing.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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