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  • Justice in 55 days: Rape & murder accused in UP gets death sentence

    Justice in 55 days: Rape & murder accused in UP gets death sentence

    Additional chief secretary (home), Avanish Awasthi, has announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh to the Bahraich police, while DGP Mukul Goel announced commendation disc to the investigation officer of the case

    August 17, 2021
  • Chauvin gets 22.5 years in jail for George Floyd’s murder

    Chauvin gets 22.5 years in jail for George Floyd’s murder

    Floyd family members had tearfully asked the judge to impose the maximum, which was 40 years

    June 26, 2021
  • An unelevated discourse

    An unelevated discourse

    The appointment of High Court judges in India is governed by a very sound convention backed by the memorandum of procedure under which for elevating an individual to the High Court, the Chief Justice of the High Court in consultation with two of his senior-most colleagues in the Court needs to recommend names for appointment to the Chief Justice of India, the Union Law Minister, the Chief Minister, and the Governor of the respective State.

    April 16, 2021
  • Justice can be speedy

    Justice can be speedy

    Apart from adjournments, another cause of delay is the freedom of advocates arguing for unlimited length of time. Some hearings go on for hours.

    April 8, 2021
  • Objective of judicial system not only to resolve disputes but also to uphold justice: President Kovind

    Objective of judicial system not only to resolve disputes but also to uphold justice: President Kovind

    The President was happy to note that the use of technology in the judicial system has increased rapidly.

    March 6, 2021
  • One country, 2 systems

    One country, 2 systems

    It is quite obvious that the “State of the Union” interview to CNN was arranged in the context of the recent killings, lately in Minneapolis and Portland, not to forget St Bernadino and Ferguson during the Barack Obama dispensation.

    September 9, 2020
  • Payal Ghosh hones her bike riding skills for international film

    Payal Ghosh hones her bike riding skills for international film

    Her first release was the Telugu film "Prayanam", released in 2009.

    August 31, 2020
  • Curious Justice

    Curious Justice

    Angry over Shankar marrying Kowsalya, who belongs to the dominant Thevar community, Chinnasamy was alleged to have hired a gang of five assailants who had hacked Shankar to death and attempted to murder Kowsalya in broad daylight at Udumalpet in Tamil Nadu on 13 March 2016.

    June 26, 2020
  • Justice quarantined is justice denied

    Justice quarantined is justice denied

    The brakes put on the justice delivery system by the Covid-19 restrictions have only exacerbated its inherent sloth, says G. L. VERMA.

    June 18, 2020
  • Will justice be denied?

    Will justice be denied?

    Perpetrators of the arson last month in Manipur’s Chassad village seem to have gone unpunished

    April 27, 2020
  • Justice from the barrel of a gun

    Justice from the barrel of a gun

    While Bollywood might have romanticised the idea of police shootouts, in reality it is a terrifying experience and one small mistake can have disastrous consequences.

    December 15, 2019
  • Justice can neither be instant nor constantly delayed: Venkaiah Naidu

    Justice can neither be instant nor constantly delayed: Venkaiah Naidu

    Vice President's remarks came a day after Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde said justice can never be instant and loses its character when it becomes revenge.

    December 9, 2019
  • Justice in the time of AI

    Justice in the time of AI

    A proposal is currently under consideration for the introduction of Artificial Intelligence to aid the justice delivery system. A reclassification of crimes for trial of offences under the social welfare code, correctional code, economic and other white collar crimes, criminal code, organised crime and terrorism, also needs to be considered. In the given situation it can be safely summarised that merely raising the strength of the judicial officers may not be enough for quick delivery of justice to the common man as the system calls for changes in judicial as well as criminal code and police procedures.

    December 1, 2019
  • Stress on ensuring reproductive justice for women

    Stress on ensuring reproductive justice for women

    Dr. Dibyendu Banerjee, president of the Bengal Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society (BOGS) said on World Population Day 2019.

    July 12, 2019
  • Another dictator may escape justice

    Another dictator may escape justice

    Gambia's exiled former president is unlikely to face the consequences of his human rights abuses, highlighting the problem of prosecuting former dictators, says Sophie Gallop.

    July 11, 2019
  • Apple techie killing: UP Deputy CM meets Vivek Tiwari’s family, assures justice

    Apple techie killing: UP Deputy CM meets Vivek Tiwari’s family, assures justice

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, under fire over the alleged killing of an Apple executive in Lucknow by a policeman, reiterated that his government will not tolerate such criminal offences.

    September 30, 2018
  • Rafale | Rahul Gandhi accused PM Modi of ‘theft’; promises ‘justice’ to HAL, IAF

    Rafale | Rahul Gandhi accused PM Modi of ‘theft’; promises ‘justice’ to HAL, IAF

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi continued his charge against Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the multi-crore Dassault Rafale deal on Tuesday.

    September 25, 2018