"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.
AIMPLB (All India Muslim Personal Law Board) has urged Centre to refrain from ‘useless and harmful laws’, after the Cabinet had last week approved a proposal to raise the minimum legal age of marriage for girls from 18 to 21 years.
“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.
P Varavara Rao, the activist and poet is presently facing trial in the Bhima Koregaon case.
The former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has send a legal notice to erstwhile state’s Governor Satya Pal Malik over his alleged “defamatory” remarks against her.
The dying declaration has always been disputed by the accused parties for its manipulation by the police even in the most sensational cases. The most recent one is the Hathras case.
He is the fourth Advocate General from the Mamata government to take this step. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accepted his resignation with immediate effect.
Nicolas Sarkozy is accused of having spent almost twice the maximum legal amount of 22.5 million euros (USD 27.5 million) on a re-election bid that he lost to Socialist Francois Hollande.
Among all our laws, Section 43D(2) of UAPA is arguably the most violative of principles of justice—it totally eclipses procedural fairness, and permits pre-trial incarceration up to 180 days
Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Saturday gave his approval to the ordinance, which amended the Kerala Police Act
Last year, the Uttar Pradesh State Law Commission had submitted a report to Yogi Adityanath, suggesting a new law to check forcible religious conversions.
The office of prosecution is often neglected in conversations about criminal justice reform.
We have come to the same junction and it is high time that we realise the importance of codification, revisit our laws and reform them.
Jessica Lal Murder case convict, Manu Sharma, was released prematurely from the jail. Outlook explains the legal process for granting remission to a life convict.
Legal experts say that even if the lower court fixes a date for hanging, the convicts cannot be executed until the Supreme Court concludes the hearing on the questions of separate hanging.
Keeping in mind legal remedies available to the four convicts, Outlook has analysed the maximum delay they can cause.
Nirbhaya's father says it was frustrating to see the rape convicts taking legal recourse to delay the execution.
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.