The SCBA said its executive committee held a meeting on Friday and unanimously resolved to organise a candle march at a time and date to be decided by the SCBA President and senior advocate Vikas Singh, when lawyers can participate following Delhi Disaster Management Authority’s COVID-19 guidelines.
Hundreds of Muslim women were listed for 'auction' on the 'Bulli Bai' app with photographs sourced without permission and doctored, and it happened for the second time in less than a year.
The letter has been signed by senior advocates Salman Khurshid, Dushyant Dave, and Meenakshi Arora among others.
"Governments are expected and duty bound to create a secure environment so that the judges and judicial officers can function fearlessly," he said.
He said there is a need to develop judicial infrastructure and it would result in more respect towards courts.
“This is why I had recommended last time for some form of uniform policy of reservation for girls for entry into law colleges across the country,” he said.
Sparing the accused from criminal case, the bench, however, said that it has already held that the appellant was “deemed to be guilty of gross departmental misconduct”, for which the punishment of dismissal from service has been adequately awarded.
The CJI termed his death due to COVID as “shocking” and said Sorabjee will always be remembered as a legend who added strength to the pillars of democracy.
Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Saturday said the legislature does not conduct studies or assess the impact of the laws that it passes, and this sometimes leads to big issues.
"You will have to deal with people from different walks of life that may occasionally challenge you. But be tolerant. Hold onto certain core values as you walk through this journey of life, and experience all the richness it can offer you", said Justice Ramana.
Addressing the 40th convocation of Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning in Puttaparthi town in Anantapuramu district, Chief Justice Ramana, quoted the Mahabharata and the Ramayana, pointing out 14 bad qualities of rulers which one should avoid.
Rulers should introspect everyday whether the decisions taken by them are good and also check if they have any bad characteristics, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana said on Monday.
As of September 15, over 4.5 crore cases were pending across all courts in India. The data collated and analysed, shows that this huge backlog is courtesy of the huge number of vacancies in the Indian judiciary system
Chief Justice of India N V Ramana exhorted upon women lawyers that reservation is a ‘matter of right, and not a matter a charity’ to them.
The Collegium has recommended elevation of three women judges to the apex judiciary, including that of Justice B.V. Nagarathna, who could, even if just for a month, become the country’s first woman CJI in 2027 if the Centre clears her appointment.
CJI Ramana said the process of judges' appointment is 'sacrosanct and has dignity attached to it'
Chief Justice of India N V Ramana said custodial torture and other police atrocities still prevail in India and batted for a nationwide effort for the 'sensitisation of police officers'.
The CJI’s recent remark that the Supreme Court would stand by the people to protect their rights, has provided a ray of hope and has renewed faith in this institution as the protector of the secular, democratic way of life that our forefathers had dreamt of, at the dawn of independence.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.