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Seeking justice? Now you can afford it
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Seeking justice? Now you can afford it

The Supreme Court has introduced the Middle Income Group Legal Aid Society, where the lawyer’s fees are capped. But there are certain conditions, reports Tinesh Bhasin. To make litigation more affordable, the Supreme Court has introduced a scheme called Middle Income Group Legal Aid Society. Those earning up to 60,000 a month, or 7.5 lakh a year, can approach the society and hire a lawyer at rates much lower than what an advocate would otherwise charge to fight a case in the SC. Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago

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3 digital plans luanched to increase legal access, cut pendency

The three initiatives are - pro-bono legal services, tele law and Nyaya Mitra The Department of Justice (part of the Ministry of Law and Justice) launched three empowerment initiatives on Thursday to promote pro-bono legal aid, improve access to legal services and decrease pendency of cases in rural areas. Flagging off the populist schemes, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law & Justice, said that the programs were an attempt to further the department's core mandate of enhancing 'access to ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Need to create awareness of legal rights emphasised

Gauhati High Court judge Justice L S Jamir today emphasised the need to create awareness of legal rights among the people. High cost of litigation, the difference in capacity of the individual litigants to extract from the legal system, lack of adequate legal ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

Make 2017 a year for providing relief to victims of crime: CJI

Chief Justice of India J S Khehar today asked legal volunteers to work for the victims of crime this year, saying he wondered what happens to the victims of rape or acid attacks or those who lose their bread earners, while the criminals got access to justice ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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Around the globe, people with disabilities face unseen discrimination. We must do better

In Argentina, there is no formal or legal barrier to women becoming judges. But according to a 2013 report , 56% of Inferior Judges, 67% of Appeal Judges and 78% of State Justices in Argentinean courts are men. Why should this be the case? The answer is, of ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago

Free Speech, Nationalism and Sedition – M.N. Roy Memorial Lecture, delivered by Hon’ble Justice AP Shah

Former chief justice of Delhi High Court A P Shah on 19 April questioned the "nationalism" that forced people to stand for the national anthem at a movie theatre and talked extensively about free speech, nationalism and sedition delivering the hour-long M N ...
 catchnews.com4 days ago
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'Radicalisation of Maldives should raise alarm in India'

'Now is the time for India, our biggest neighbour and oldest friend, to bring the full array of international policy instruments to bear.'Ahmed Naseem, the exiled former foreign minister of the Maldives, tells Rediff.com contributor Rajeev Sharma why it is important that India take the lead in addressing the unrest in his country. Why the Maldives feels it can defy India IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, with Maldives President Abdulla Yameen at the SAARC Summit in 2014.Ahmed ...
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The mother who has won India's heart

'I am her mother and she is my daughter.''I don't need a piece of paper to define my relationship with anyone.'Single mother and transgender activist Gauri Sawant shared, with Rediff.com's Divya Nair, the anger, frustration, hope and love that have travelled with her on her life's journey.Photographs and videos: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com IMAGE: Gauri Sawant, right, speaks with great animation, her eyes, sometimes, expresses more emotions than her words. She pointed. And then gestured, ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Par nod for bill to grant equal rights to HIV, AIDS patients

Parliament today gave its nod to a crucial bill to ensure equal rights to the people affected by HIV and AIDS in getting treatment, admissions in educational institutions and jobs. Terming the unanimous passage of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Exemplary punishment needed to curb acid attacks:SC judge Arun

Expressing concern over incidents of acid attacks, Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra today said exemplary punishment is required to curb such offences. Law enforcement agencies should check illegal sale of acid. Intense awareness campaign should be conducted to ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago
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