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As part of its Republic Day celebrations, 12 tableaux of various states and Union Territories and nine of ministries rolled down Rajpath showcasing India's diversity
CJI NV Ramana says important to protect and promote independence, integrity of judiciary at all levels
Ramana was speaking at the valedictory function of Legal Awareness and Outreach Campaign under the aegis of the National Legal Services Authority
The plea claimed 69 percent of children under the age of five die every day due to hunger and malnutrition and that it was violative of various fundamental rights, including right to life
Opinion | Justice UU Lalit is right, law interns should take a cue from medical students to do rural service
NALSA chairperson Justice UU Lalit had recently said that law students should act as a bridge between the providers and seekers of legal aid.
President Kovind urges nation's graduation from women development to women-led development at NALSA campaign
At the launch of six-week-long 'The Pan India Legal Awareness and Outreach Campaign', Kovind spoke at length about inclusion of women in judiciary and catering to marginalised segments of society
CJI NV Ramana says custodial torture still prevails, nationwide sensitisation of police officers needed
'The past should not determine the future and all should work to bring equality, ' said Justice Ramana at the launch of a legal service mobile app
Despite not participating in Lok Sabha polls, Chhattisgarh's transgender community is slowly changing electoral landscape
At least in Chhattisgarh, transgenders are increasingly becoming a part of the political field
Budget 2019: Things to watch for in the new mega pension scheme; will it make Atal Pension Yojana redundant?
The Atal Pension Yojana levies heavy penalties for delay in paying monthly contributions, or inability to pay contributions for certain months.
Year-ender quiz: From SC fighting for gender equality to Kim Jong-un meeting world leaders, test your knowledge of events in 2018
From SC fighting for gender equality to Kim Jong-un meeting world leaders, take this special year-ender quiz to test your knowledge of events in 2018
Dipak Misra however, added that courts welcome people to litigate if they have genuine grievances.
SC approves compensation scheme for sexual assault, acid attack victims; proposal to be applicable across India
A victim of gangrape would now get a minimum compensation of Rs 5 lakh up to a maximum of Rs 10 lakh. This is part of a scheme proposed by NALSA on compensating the victims of sexual assaults and acid attacks, which was approved by the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court on Tuesday castigated the Centre and states for not taking necessary steps for the welfare of widows.
Supreme Court asks states for details of compensation to victims of sexual assault under Nirbhaya fund
The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed all states and union territories to give details on the payment of Nirbhaya and other funds as compensation to the victims of sexual offences and acid attacks.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Ministry of Home Affairs to convene a meeting of directors general or inspectors general of prisons of all states and union territories to discuss the feasibility of establishing open jails across the country.
India's forgotten widows: Govt must move beyond laws and actions plans, focus on social security and rehabilitation
The Supreme Court, this week, while dealing with the disconcerting issue of the deplorable conditions that widows in Vrindavan and other areas face, asked a very pertinent question : Do state commissions for women really exist?
Pending in Lok Sabha, if the bill gets passed, it would reverse all the gains for dignity and equal rights that the community has collectively championed for in the past several decades.
Judiciary has been aided by Lok Adalats which have decided 8.25 crore pre-litigation and pending cases in over 15.14 sittings in 20 years, senior Supreme Court judge TS Thakur said on Monday.
The functioning of Juvenile Justice Boards across the country came under scrutiny of the Supreme Court which on Friday sought complete details on the pendency of cases, frequency of its sittings, vacancy of posts and other related issues.
Justice P Sathasivam, sworn in as the new CJI today, has been known for his landmark judgments on everything from the Mumbai blasts to cases on women and children.
Supreme Court's Justice P Sathasivam, who is also the executive chairman of the National Legal Services Authority on Sunday said that cases related to women are being given priority by courts after the Delhi gangrape.