The debate over the recent Karnataka Land Reforms (Amendment) Ordinance has brought into focus the contestations over land in rural India.
Leah Verghese and Surya Prakash from Daksh India talk to host Pavan Srinath about how a 21st-century justice platform can transform access to justice for Indians.
Bengaluru: It was only a matter of time before Covid-19 reached India’s overcrowded prisons, currently running at 118% of capacity and reaching as high as 176.5% in Uttar Pradesh.
Two widely reported recent orders of the Gauhati high court have drawn attention to the issue of documents submitted by ‘suspected foreigners’ being deemed insufficient by Foreigners Tribunals to establish Indian citizenship.
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.
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.
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.
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.