Keyword : Justice

Large number of cases in courts is sign of lack of good governance, says SC judge

The senior most judge of the supreme court, justice TS thakur, has castigated the government for filing large number of cases in the court. According to him this "cannot be a good sign of good

Collective order of SC strikes down judges’ appointment commission

The verdict has been termed as a collective order of the highest court of the land and it brings judiciary in direct conflict with the legislature, which clai

Criminal justice cannot allow violation of human rights of the suspect

The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD), a United Nations body of independent human rights experts, has adopted its ruling on Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, announcing his depriv

BRICS by people’s BRICS: A message for Modi et al

Ahead of the BRICS Summit, underway in Goa from Saturday, a clutch of civil society movements f

State, vigilantes and the right to way of life

1. A worrying phenomenon has become widespread on the political horizon of our country. Extra-legal forces and vigilante groups have emerged under the wings of political parties. Most parties formi

Justice emasculated, people blindfolded: SC shouldn`t avoid agnipariksha

At the supreme court, the panel for inquiry has submitted its report to the CJI. It says the report will not be made public and no copy will be given to the former lady employee whose complaint sta

Covid19, lockdown, legal profession: Grief, justice & contingency plans!

Sixteenth March at Hammurabi & Solomon Partners was a usual Monday at work with colleagues starting the week on a turbo-mode. But this Monday was different. It had something unusual about it.

Why India needs a ‘Just Energy Transition’

India has made overhauling commitment in the ongoing COP 26 at Glasgow, where it sets the deadline for becoming net zero emitter by 2070. This shows India’s resolute approach for combating cl

How the pendency in Indian courts can be lowered

Speedy trial is an integral and essential part of the fundamental right to life and liberty enshrined in Article 21 of the Indian Constitution. However, delay in disposal of cases due to the upsurg

Legal Logjam: Does India need judicial reforms for swift justice?

Justice delayed is justice denied. That is what William British prime minister Ewart Gladstone said two centuries ago. It remains relevant in India today. This principle is held in high regard and

Visionary Talk: Arvind Sawant, Member of Parliament with Kailashnath Adhikari, MD, Governance Now


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