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Apr 21, 2018
CPM leader in Kerala sentenced to death, five others get life imprisonment for killing Congress workerA fast-track court has sentenced a former local secretary of the CPM to death and awarded life imprisonment to five others for the murder of a Congress worker at Chertala in 2009
Jan 20, 2018
Manohar Lal Khattar says Haryana to enact law providing for capital punishment for rape of children aged 12 years or lessFacing heat over a string of rape incidents involving minors in Haryana recently, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said the state would enact a law providing capital punishment to those found guilty of sexually abusing girls aged 12 years or below
Dec 15, 2017
SC tells states to constitute special courts for cases against MPs, MLAs: This may not be a long-term solutionThe Supreme Court on Thursday gave the go ahead to constitute twelve fast track special courts to try offences against MPs and MLAs.
Nov 03, 2017
Not only MPs and MLAs, bureaucrats should also be tried in fast-track courts, says PIL filed in Supreme CourtAdvocate Ashwini Upadhyay, who has filed a PIL in the Supreme Court demanding fast-track courts to expedite cases against public servants, has clarified that he doesn't mean to target politicians alone, but bureaucrats should also come under its purview.
Sep 12, 2017
Supreme Court asks Centre for fast track courts for cases against MP,MLAsThe court's remarks came on a plea filed by an NGO, Lok Prahari, for creating a permanent mechanism to investigate candidates whose assets have grown disproportionately during their tenure as MLAs or MPs.
Sep 07, 2017
Rape trials: Fast-track courts guarantee speed, not necessarily justice, finds studyThe PLD study points out that just recording a victim’s testimony can even take up to eight-and-a-half months.
May 09, 2017
Nayana Pujari rape and murder case: Pune court gives death sentence to all three convictsThe Shivaji Nagar court in Pune, on Tuesday, delivered death sentence to all three convicts in the October 2009 Nayana Pujari gangrape and murder case.
May 05, 2017
2012 Delhi gangrape case verdict: Jyoti Singh's mother seeks fast-track courts for speedy trials of sexual assault casesThe mother of Nirbhaya on Friday demanded that dedicated, separate courts should be set up in the country for speedy trial of cases involving sexual assaults on women, as the apex court upheld the death sentence on four men convicted of gang raping her daughter five years ago.
Jan 24, 2017
Maharashtra: Families await justice as cases under Atrocities Act get delayed due to govt negligenceThe non-implementation of a clause in the Prevention of Atrocities (SC and St) Act that clearly directs the setting up of special designated courts for hearing cases registered under the Act has delayed judgment in several pending cases.
May 02, 2016
Keenan-Reuben murder trial: Five years have passed and justice is still awaitedFive years on, Valerian Santos is still waiting for justice. Verdict on the Keenan and Reuben murder case was expected on Monday, but later postponed to 5 May