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Mar 30, 2017
Aadhaar: After enrolling 88% of India's population, here's how govt plans to sign up the restMore than 1.12 billion Indians–88.2% of the population–have now been enrolled for Aadhaar, India’s controversial biometric national identity programme.
Mar 29, 2017
Anti-rape law: Concerns that women will misuse 'draconian' law is why our legal system so murkyThe petition puts forward a pretty skewed representation of the anti-rape law, by projecting the idea that rape cases are easy to win, when, in fact, rape convictions were at a five-year low last year.
Feb 19, 2017
Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir passes away in KolkataKolkata: Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir passed away at a city hospital on Sunday afternoon. The 68-year-old Kabir, who was suffering from a kidney ailment and related complications, died at 2.52 PM, a senior hospital official said.
Feb 19, 2017
Altamas Kabir passes away: All you need to know about the former Chief Justice of IndiaFormer Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir is critically ill because of a kidney-related ailment and is currently admitted to a hospital in New Delhi.
Feb 18, 2017
Indian judiciary needs to introspect on how it treats victims of sexual abuseIn child sexual abuse cases, the majority of complainants have to undergo the distressing experience of having their evidence torn apart by the shards of disbelief.
Feb 15, 2017
27 US Congressmen will travel to India in February end to strengthen bilateral tiesA record number of 27 US Congressmen will visit India later this month, reflecting the growing bipartisan support for strengthening the Indo-US strategic ties.
Jan 20, 2017
Despite SC intervention, huge pendency still bogs down India's lower judiciaryAccording to the statistics present on the website of the Supreme Court as on 31 March 2016, against the sanctioned strength of 21,017 judges, working strength is 16,135 leaving 4,882 vacancies, which is staggering 23 percent of the total strength.
Jan 18, 2017
Salman Khan's acquittal should raise serious questions about our criminal justice systemFutile jokes and outrage over Salman Khan's acquittal are a poor substitute for searching questions that must be raised about India's criminal justice system.
Jan 16, 2017
Narendra Modi's legacy should be bringing down the arrears of court cases in IndiaThe Supreme Court, in its annual reports released in January 2017 on judicial administration 2015-16 and the lower courts in the country, has brought out once again the enormous pendency in the courts. But this is not new. It is only restatement of the fact
Jan 16, 2017
SC order to audit 30 lakh NGOs is another way for State to target and delegitimise their purposeThe Supreme Court, on 11 January, passed an order directing the government to audit about 30 lakh non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and voluntary organisations that receive public funds, but have invariably failed to explain their spending.