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India cautions against involving external actors in internal conflicts during UNSC debate, says they entail increased level of coercion
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India cautions against involving external actors in internal conflicts during UNSC debate, says they entail increased level of coercion

While taking part in UNSC debate, India's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador K Nagaraj Naidu on Thursday cautioned against the involvement of external actors in the internal or quasi-internal conflicts of states

AAP reimagines role of legislative within Indian democracy by holding executive to greater public scrutiny, pushing for transparency
Politics

AAP reimagines role of legislative within Indian democracy by holding executive to greater public scrutiny, pushing for transparency

If the professional background of the chief minister was a sign of things to come, it seemed the Assembly would be a battleground for many legislative clashes for democracy and development.

AAP govt paved road to justice by discarding politics of parole in favour of infrastructure and improved access to courts
Politics

AAP govt paved road to justice by discarding politics of parole in favour of infrastructure and improved access to courts

Arvind Kejriwal has, at every public event and governance speech with the judiciary and public, continued his unwavering and unconditional support to staffing our courts and judicial ecosystem to their sanctioned strength.

Centre seeks criminal justice system overhaul, says protracted trials in heinous cases damaging police credibility
India

Centre seeks criminal justice system overhaul, says protracted trials in heinous cases damaging police credibility

With more than 2.6 lakh criminal cases pending, including 15,000 related to murder, the Centre in a comprehensive note to the states and Central agencies asked for speedy investigation and swift trial.

Life in the Hangman’s Shadow
India

Life in the Hangman’s Shadow

Freed by the Supreme Court after 16 years spent on death row for a crime they did not commit, five men are desperately trying to rebuild their lives. More than a cause for celebration, their acquittal is reason to ask: how many more are wasting away in our jails?

The Brahminisation of justice or why our English-only Supreme Court needs a taste of linguistic democracy
India

The Brahminisation of justice or why our English-only Supreme Court needs a taste of linguistic democracy

The privilege that English enjoys in the Supreme Court needs to be diluted in order to make its portals accessible to those who speak languages different from the clipped and accented English of foreign-educated but exorbitantly expensive lawyers

#MeToo: Examining the historical baggage of 'due process' and the limitations of rule of law
India

#MeToo: Examining the historical baggage of 'due process' and the limitations of rule of law

Due process is important for the certainty it involves, but it is critical to ask what else and who else it involves before suggesting that an abused person set legal mechanisms into motion

Open prisons: Solution to India's overcrowded jails can be used for better rehabilitation of convicts
India

Open prisons: Solution to India's overcrowded jails can be used for better rehabilitation of convicts

Conceptually, open prisons were developed to rehabilitate prisoners who had almost completed their sentence.

CJI Dipak Misra says infrastructure gaps in judicial system need to be addressed, fiscal constraints no excuse
India

CJI Dipak Misra says infrastructure gaps in judicial system need to be addressed, fiscal constraints no excuse

Infrastructure gaps in judicial system must be addressed at the earliest before it leaves scar on justice administration, Chief Justice Dipak Misra said.

Praising the executive not an immediate indicator of judiciary's partiality; judges have right to free speech too
India

Praising the executive not an immediate indicator of judiciary's partiality; judges have right to free speech too

The masses raise questions of credibility whenever a member of the judiciary make comments about a party to a case, especially when it is the executive.

Mandsaur rape case: Rahul Gandhi demands 'speedy justice' for victim, calls for protection of children
India

Mandsaur rape case: Rahul Gandhi demands 'speedy justice' for victim, calls for protection of children

Sickened by the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur, Congress president Rahul Gandhi demanded "speedy justice" for the victim.

Opposition slams Centre for asking Supreme Court Collegium to re-consider Justice K M Joseph's name
India

Opposition slams Centre for asking Supreme Court Collegium to re-consider Justice K M Joseph's name

The elevation of one of the two jurists recommended by the collegium as Supreme Court judges, today evoked sharp reaction with the apex court's bar association chief terming as "disturbing" the government's action of accepting only one name and asking it to reconsider the name of Justice K M Joseph.

Differently-abled Dalit woman raped in Andhra Pradesh, police on the lookout for culprits
India

Differently-abled Dalit woman raped in Andhra Pradesh, police on the lookout for culprits

A 24-year-old physically challenged Dalit woman was raped by a man in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh.

Kathua rape and murder case: Delhi High Court issues notice to several media houses for disclosing victim's identity
India

Kathua rape and murder case: Delhi High Court issues notice to several media houses for disclosing victim's identity

The Delhi HC has issued notices to media houses for disclosing the identity of the 8-year-old girl who was gang-raped and killed in J&K's Kathua district.

Indian courts must deliver lucid judgment to remove differentiation between marital rape and rape itself
India

Indian courts must deliver lucid judgment to remove differentiation between marital rape and rape itself

Translating marital rape from a mere concept to an offence will increase reporting as well as make for a rights-based approach to marriage itself

Delhi trial court examines 22 witness in sodomy-murder case in day, earns rebuke from high court
India

Delhi trial court examines 22 witness in sodomy-murder case in day, earns rebuke from high court

A trial court's endeavour to hurriedly examine 22 out of 24 witnesses in a day has come for a severe criticism from the Delhi High Court.

Judges bribery case: Supreme Court is creating a dangerous aura of arrogant infallibility around itself
India

Judges bribery case: Supreme Court is creating a dangerous aura of arrogant infallibility around itself

The Supreme Court's attitude towards the Judges bribery case has been disturbing.

Supreme Court asks Centre to respond on plea challenging mandatory Aadhaar-mobile number linkage
India

Supreme Court asks Centre to respond on plea challenging mandatory Aadhaar-mobile number linkage

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Centre's response on a plea challenging the mandatory linking of mobile phones with Aadhaar.

Foreigners who joined Islamic State face almost certain death in last stand in Raqqa
World

Foreigners who joined Islamic State face almost certain death in last stand in Raqqa

The forces fighting the remnants of the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria have tacit instructions on dealing with the foreigners who joined the extremist group by the thousands: Kill them on the battlefield