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Proposed Juvenile Justice Bill violates core principle of UN norms, says NHRC

Aug 27, 2014

Proposed Juvenile Justice Bill violates core principle of UN norms, says NHRC

The proposed Juvenile Justice Bill violates the core principle of juvenile justice provided under UN Convention on Child Rights (UNCCR), the NHRC said today. #UN #TheySaidIt #Government of India #NHRC #National Human Rights Commission #juvenile #Juvenile Justice Bill #UN Convention on Child Rights #UNCCR
Mudgal Committee to meet police investigators in Chennai

Aug 26, 2014

Mudgal Committee to meet police investigators in Chennai

Sources told IANS that Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) deputy director B.B. Mishra, a member of the Supreme Court-appointed Mudgal committee, will be meeting investigating teams from the three cities. #BCCI #Mumbai Police #N Srinivasan #Chennai police #IPL spot-fixing #IPL betting #Gurunath Meiyappan #Justice Mukul Mudgal #Mudgal Committee
Former Madhya Pradesh HC judge alleging sexual harassment seeks removal of enquiry committee

Aug 26, 2014

Former Madhya Pradesh HC judge alleging sexual harassment seeks removal of enquiry committee

A former additional judge in Gwalior on Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to quash the enquiry committee set up by the chief justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court to probe the allegation of sexual harassment made by her against a high court judge #Chief Justice of India #Madhya Pradesh #Madhya Pradesh High Court #judge #High Court #Gwalior #ssexual harassment #enquiry committee
Activists demand immediate appointment of LoP to counter govt dominance

Aug 24, 2014

Activists demand immediate appointment of LoP to counter govt dominance

Amid controversy over the Leader of Opposition (LoP) post, anti-corruption activists have emphasised its importance saying that the post is essential to end the government's dominance in Lokpal selection panel. #Lokpal #India #New Delhi #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Chief Justice of India #Judiciary #parliament #Apex Court #Leader of Opposition #Justice RM Lodha
Supreme Court pulls up Modi govt on leader of Opposition issue

Aug 22, 2014

Supreme Court pulls up Modi govt on leader of Opposition issue

The Supreme Court on Friday questioned the status of Leader of Opposition (LoP) post in the Lok Sabha, asking why there is no LoP in Parliament. #Lokpal #India #New Delhi #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Chief Justice of India #Judiciary #parliament #Apex Court #Leader of Opposition #Justice RM Lodha

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Justice Katju's revelations Why we can't treat IB reports as sacred cows

Jul 26, 2014

Justice Katju's revelations Why we can't treat IB reports as sacred cows

When it comes to judicial appointments, everyone quotes the IB report as if it was a sacred cow that cannot be commented upon. This needs questioning. #HowThisWorks #CBI #Intelligence Bureau #Justice Markandey Katju #Justice Katju #IB #Judicial appointments #Katju's revelations
An open letter to Justice Markandey Katju

Apr 03, 2013

An open letter to Justice Markandey Katju

Dear Justice Katju, allow us to pick your scientific brains on a few issues and questions which, given your professional background. #Supreme Court #Sanjay Dutt #InMyOpinion #Justice Markandey Katju #1993 serial blasts

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An open letter to Justice Markandey Katju

Aug 21, 2014

Quiet on Criminal Justice: Where Are the National Democrats on Ferguson?

There is an opening for an ambitious candidate to push the party on issues like police abuses and racial injustice, but it hasn’t happened yet...
An open letter to Justice Markandey Katju

Aug 21, 2014

New York to receive $800M windfall from Bank of America settlement

In what is the largest bank settlement stemming from the mortgage crisis, the U.S. Justice Department will announce that Bank of America agreed to pay a massive $16.65 billion to settle a probe into its practices... #Bank of America #U.S. Department of Justice
An open letter to Justice Markandey Katju

Aug 21, 2014

Guilty plea from Boston Marathon bombing suspect's friend

A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice and conspiracy charges... #Bank of America #U.S. Department of Justice