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Supreme Court is about to score an own goal in Prashant Bhushan case; jailing him will turn 'dissident' into public hero
India

Supreme Court is about to score an own goal in Prashant Bhushan case; jailing him will turn 'dissident' into public hero

The only way for the Supreme Court to save face right now is if Bhushan apologises. If they don't sentence him for contempt, the message sent would be that the Court bowed to public pressure. If they do, then Bhushan becomes a hero and photos of him happily walking into prison are on the front page of every newspaper.

From vigilance on public health to revamp of judicial systems, coronavirus pandemic can bring about far-reaching changes
India

From vigilance on public health to revamp of judicial systems, coronavirus pandemic can bring about far-reaching changes

The coronavirus lockdown is perhaps the most testing time that India, and indeed the world, has seen in peace time.

From temples to royal courts, and the proscenium stage: A social history of Indian performance spaces
Life

From temples to royal courts, and the proscenium stage: A social history of Indian performance spaces

A proscenium stage born in the West posits a distance between audience and performer to offer a visual experience. Yet, why is it that classical dance, which vehemently claims its origins in a text on Indian aesthetics, most widely performed on a proscenium stage? The history of performance spaces in India is a deeply sociological one.

Hindi becomes third official language in Abu Dhabi courts; move aims to improve access to justice
World

Hindi becomes third official language in Abu Dhabi courts; move aims to improve access to justice

Abu Dhabi has included Hindi as the third official language used in its courts, alongside Arabic and English, in order to to improve access to justice

Project JANA docu-series | How long do non-judicial bodies take to resolve disputes?
India

Project JANA docu-series | How long do non-judicial bodies take to resolve disputes?

A court case is a lengthy procedure, and the delay in justice is the primary reason people approach non-judicial bodies. This film, part of the documentary series Justice, Access, and the Nation’s Approaches (JANA), compares the time taken in dispute resolution by judicial and non-judicial bodies across India.

Project JANA docu-series | What is the definition of justice for non-judicial bodies?
India

Project JANA docu-series | What is the definition of justice for non-judicial bodies?

This film is a part of a documentary series Justice, Access, and the Nation’s Approaches (JANA), which examines the working of non-judicial bodies across India. Through interviews of various representatives of judicial and ad hoc systems, this particular part in the documentary explores what 'justice' means to various judicial and non-judicial bodies.

Project JANA docu-series | How do non-judicial bodies resolve disputes compared to courts?
India

Project JANA docu-series | How do non-judicial bodies resolve disputes compared to courts?

The film features interviews of members of various non-judicial organisations, who suggest that reaching an amicable resolution between involved parties is their primary goal.

Project JANA docu-series | What kind of disputes do non-judicial bodies have to deal with?
India

Project JANA docu-series | What kind of disputes do non-judicial bodies have to deal with?

This film attempts to understand the nature of disputes that non-judicial bodies have to deal with. It features interviews with members of various non-judicial organisations, such as khap panchayats, religious authorities, political parties, village panchayats, and representatives of the formal justice system.

Project JANA docu-series | Why do people approach non-judicial bodies instead of courts?
India

Project JANA docu-series | Why do people approach non-judicial bodies instead of courts?

The film features interviews with members of various non-judicial organisations, such as khap panchayats, religious authorities, political parties, village panchayats, and representatives of the formal justice system, through which it explores the major factors that drive litigants to seek help from non-judicial bodies.

How do people resolve disputes, if not through courts? Docu-series Project JANA examines non-judicial bodies in India
India

How do people resolve disputes, if not through courts? Docu-series Project JANA examines non-judicial bodies in India

The films in this video documentary, Project JANA, record the responses of these representatives to questions such as the nature of disputes addressed by these bodies, how they define the concept of justice, the reasons why litigants chose them over the courts, and so on. In doing so, the films highlight the various pathways to justice in India and the reasons for people’s choices. Thus, ‘Justice, Access, and the Nation’s Approaches’ (JANA).

CAG needs radical thinking in audit to ensure public sector units remain competitive, says Arun Jaitley
Business

CAG needs radical thinking in audit to ensure public sector units remain competitive, says Arun Jaitley

CAG is now expected to take quick decisions to compete with their private sector peers.

Prolonged sexual relations as good as marriage? Supreme Court's patriarchal attitude invalidates concept of consent and matrimony
India

Prolonged sexual relations as good as marriage? Supreme Court's patriarchal attitude invalidates concept of consent and matrimony

The overall attitude of the Supreme Court is problematic in this matter simply because the bench is examining the nature of relationships, i.e., scrutinising whether live-in relationships and marriages can be deemed similar in nature.

Arvind Subramanian quits as CEA; thanks his team and says he's committed to serving the country in future
Business

Arvind Subramanian quits as CEA; thanks his team and says he's committed to serving the country in future

Union Minister Arun Jaitley said that Arvind Subramanian will be leaving the ministry after nearly 4 years because of "pressing family commitments"

Ravi Shankar Prasad says govt not committing 'cardinal sin' by seeking reconsideration of SC collegium recommendations
India

Ravi Shankar Prasad says govt not committing 'cardinal sin' by seeking reconsideration of SC collegium recommendations

The executive was not committing a "cardinal sin" by seeking reconsideration of some proposals made by the Supreme Court collegium, Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

Criminal justice system in India skewed against the poor; judiciary losing credibility due to repeated legal oversights
India

Criminal justice system in India skewed against the poor; judiciary losing credibility due to repeated legal oversights

Such miscarriages of justice run the entire gamut of the criminal justice system in India. Be it the police, investigators, advocates, media, even the judiciary — the weak and powerless find the system stacked against them.

Courts acquit over 3,200 people booked by CBI in corruption cases in last 4 years, Centre tells Lok Sabha
India

Courts acquit over 3,200 people booked by CBI in corruption cases in last 4 years, Centre tells Lok Sabha

Over 3,200 people booked by CBI for their alleged involvement in corruption were acquitted by courts in the last four years, the government said on Wednesday

Will set up 12 special courts to try cases involving netas as accused, Centre tells Supreme Court
India

Will set up 12 special courts to try cases involving netas as accused, Centre tells Supreme Court

At least 12 special courts would be set up to decide cases involving politicians as accused, the Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court.

Delhi district court lawyers to go on strike tomorrow to protest misconduct by certain judges
India

Delhi district court lawyers to go on strike tomorrow to protest misconduct by certain judges

The lawyers of all six district courts in the national capital will go on a day-long strike on Friday to protest against alleged misconduct of some judges.

Railways biggest govt litigant with over 66,000 cases pending across country: Law ministry
India

Railways biggest govt litigant with over 66,000 cases pending across country: Law ministry

The railway ministry is the biggest litigant among the government departments as it is a party to over 66,000 cases pending in courts across the country, the law ministry says.

Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav records statement before CBI court in Ranchi
India

Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav records statement before CBI court in Ranchi

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Thursday appeared in a Central Bureau of Intelligence (CBI) court here in a fodder scam case.