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Tussle Between Pillars of Democracy Enters Courtroom
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Tussle Between Pillars of Democracy Enters Courtroom

NEW DELHI: A storm seems to be brewing on the political skies of Delhi. After the National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill was passed in both Houses of Parliament last week, legal and political pundits suggest that a confrontation between the ... New Indian Express, 1 month ago

Reupped Roundup - September 12, 2014: Coal, Italian Marines and Surinder KoliNew

Coalgate: What kind of investigation is this? Trial Court frowns at CBI The special court hearing the criminal cases relating to thecoal scam today pulled up the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for the shoddy manner in which investigations ...
 Bar & Bench1 week ago

Bangalore cops to become people-friendly

BANGALORE: The complainant will soon be the king. In an effort to bridge the gap between police and the people, the government has kicked off elaborate police reforms. With Trust of the People as the underlying theme, the reforms will cover ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Irish Times

Indian legal experts all for overhaul of archaic laws

Indian legal experts have drawn attention to the country's anomalous inheritance of a body of law which dates from the colonial period but which is still on the statue book. There are still some 190 pieces of legislation, over a century old, that ...
 Irish Times2 weeks ago

Did you know you can be jailed for flying …

By | India Today Did you know that you can be jailed for flying a kite? By an 80-year-old law, you need the same permit to play the line as fly an aircraft. In Delhi, it's perfectly legal to call on men to beat drums on the streets if locusts ...
 Yahoo! India2 weeks ago

Ogoni decry govt's tardiness over UNEP's Report

OGONI people's expectation of the federal government to remediate their environmental challengesis at an all-time low, following government's failure to implement the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Report, three years after it was ...
 The Guardian Nigeria1 month ago

Law experts oppose amendment to Juvenile Justice Act, say it violates child rights

New Delhi: While many welcome the Cabinet's clearance to the amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, some law experts and activists have come out against it. Experts say that the amendment violates basic child rights. "This is really unfortunate ...
 IBNLive India News1 month ago

NDTV Dialogues: Experts Debate on Issues of Judicial Accountability - Full Transcript

New Delhi : Justice Markandey Katju's revelations on how a certain judge was appointed to the Madras High Court despite concerns that were raised by the collegium because of political intervention raised headlines. The government announced later ...
 NDTV1 month ago Govt voices stand on judges' posts  Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago Top jurists want change in collegium system  Rediff.com1 month ago Centre starts preparation to change collegium system to appoint judges  IBNLive India News1 month ago

Pitfalls in selecting one's own

There is now near unanimity that the collegium system to select judges for the higher judiciary has failed. It has been found opaque and ridden with controversies. Markandey Katju's recent revelations have driven the last nail in its coffin Mr ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago
Hindustan Times

End of the collegium system, a most exclusive club?

Notorious for being opaque, the two-decade-old collegium system — under which judges appoint judges — appears to be on its way out. The controversy generated by former Supreme Court (SC) judge Markandey Katju's allegation that a corrupt Madras ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago End of the collegium system a most exclusive club  Hindustan Times1 month ago
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