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Jul 13, 2018
'Independent judges, noisy journalists democracy’s first line of defence': Justice Gogoi calls for revolution in judiciarySenior Supreme Court judge Ranjan Gogoi said that the judicial system needs revolution, not reform if it is to be serviceable for the common man while delivering the third Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture in Delhi
Jan 29, 2018
Economic Survey mentions Sunny Deol's famous dialogue from 'Damini' to highlight ease of doing business hurdlesEconomic Services next frontier on ease of doing business is addressing pendency, delays and backlogs in the appellate and judicial arenas
Oct 07, 2017
'Humane' death penalty is an oxymoron: SC should focus on improving quality of investigation, trials insteadThe Supreme Court's observations give rise to the obvious question: is it even possible for the State to ensure a peaceful and dignified death for criminals?
Jul 03, 2017
Supreme Court rolls out paperless project; CJI JS Khehar delighted to experience digital modeIt is so convenient that there is no bundle of files on the dais, Chief Justice JS Khehar said on Monday as the Supreme Court rolled out its ambitious paperless project by going into the digital mode to conduct the day's matters.
May 10, 2017
CJI J S Khehar says digital filing of cases in SC would make system transparentDigital filing of cases would make the judicial system "extremely transparent" and rule out any manipulation of records, Chief Justice of India (CJI) J S Khehar said on Wednesday.
May 06, 2017
2012 Delhi gangrape verdict: Death penalty for the convicts doesn't punish a society steeped in patriarchyThe Supreme Court, on Saturday, upheld the conviction of four persons who were charged with raping and murdering a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern in New Delhi, thereby bringing an end to the legal battle that followed the 2012 Delhi gangrape case.
Apr 30, 2017
Niti Aayog for introduction of 'judicial performance index' to check pendency of casesThe Niti Aayog has suggested the introduction of a 'judicial performance index' to check delay in the trial and address the issue of pendency of cases.
Dec 17, 2016
Is rape sentencing in India a joke? Judgments based on stereotypes have played pathetically important partMen who had raped unmarried virgins got higher sentences because the courts considered the survivor’s loss of virginity an irreparable damage.
Sep 28, 2016
Scarlett Keeling case: Accused's lawyer wants action to be taken against mother for negligenceLess than a week after British teen Scarlett Keeling's mother Fiona Mackeown blamed probe agencies and an inconsiderate system for acquitting two Goa beach shack workers in her daughter's 2008 rape-murder, a lawyer for accused Placido Carvalho wants the mother to be acted against for negligence.
Mar 26, 2016
India's growing graph of violence: Our regressive law needs to change and think beyond religionThere is no religion in violence. When you take a life in such a manner you are a killer. Not a Hindu or a Muslim or a minority sect or some damn protected species.