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Feb 10, 2019
Hindi becomes third official language in Abu Dhabi courts; move aims to improve access to justiceAbu 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
Jan 09, 2019
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.
Jan 08, 2019
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.
Jan 07, 2019
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.
Jan 04, 2019
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.
Jan 03, 2019
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.
Jan 02, 2019
How do people resolve disputes, if not through courts? Docu-series Project JANA examines non-judicial bodies in IndiaThe 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).
Oct 12, 2018
CAG needs radical thinking in audit to ensure public sector units remain competitive, says Arun JaitleyCAG is now expected to take quick decisions to compete with their private sector peers.
Jul 05, 2018
Prolonged sexual relations as good as marriage? Supreme Court's patriarchal attitude invalidates concept of consent and matrimonyThe 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.
Jun 20, 2018
Arvind Subramanian quits as CEA; thanks his team and says he's committed to serving the country in futureUnion Minister Arun Jaitley said that Arvind Subramanian will be leaving the ministry after nearly 4 years because of "pressing family commitments"