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Jan 21, 2019
Should netas with criminal records be allowed to contest elections? Supreme Court dismisses PIL, tells petitioner to approach ECThe Supreme Court dismissed a public interest litigation seeking that it direct the Election Commission not to allow any member of a political party with criminal antecedent to contest elections.
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 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.
May 26, 2015
Delhi to get 20 new fast-track courts for heinous crimes, says AAP govtDelhi government said it has sanctioned a plan for the opening of 20 new fast-track courts which will deal with heinous crimes in the national capital.
Nov 26, 2014
AAP promises 2 lakh toilets for women, fast-track courts for rape cases in DelhiTwo lakh public toilets for women, new courts to fast-track rape cases and Wi-Fi connected CCTV cameras were some of the promises made by the AAP Wednesday in the second round of its 'Delhi Dialogue' programme which focused on women.
Aug 30, 2014
Uttar Pradesh to set up fast track courts for crimes against womenAll 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh will soon have fast track courts for crimes against women, an officials said on Saturday.