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Caught in a Bureaucratic Web

The Gauhati High Court declared Sahijuddin a foreigner on November 13, 2015. He had appealed to the High Court against an ex-parte order of the Foreigners Tribunal in Kokrajhar declaring him a foreigner.

Mountain of Pendency

THE WIDESPREAD support for the encounter killing of the four accused in the 2019 Hyderabad gang-rape and murder case is a symptom, albeit an extreme one, of the increasing trust deficit between the citizens and the justice system.

Testing Judicial Reforms

The media has given extensive coverage to experimental research in social sciences in the recent months following the Nobel Committee’s decision to award the Economics prize to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer.

Time Limit On Stay Orders

In a 2018 judgment with far-reaching repercussions for litigants and lawyers, a three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court in Asian Resurfacing of Road Agency Private Limited v Central Bureau of Investigation (2018 SCC Online 310) has restricted the duration of stays in both criminal as well as civil trials to six months.