Open courts are an important aspect of the justice system that engender trust in its functioning. Justice being seen to be done is as important as justice being done. The role of the media in this regard is significant.
A recent policy decision to allow the private sector into mapping is rightly hailed as historic. It reverses a policy position that was in practice for at least 250 years that allowed only the Survey of India to publish detailed maps of the territory of India.
A major problem faced by Indian courts, something which has become even more apparent during these times, is the matter of delays. There is a lot of uncertainty in the system.
Who amongst us has not been tracking the Corona virus related numbers – how many have tested positive, how many recovered and how many couldn’t make it, at a country level and state level? There has also been great interest in the number of people being tested and whether the level of testing in India has been sufficient to give us comfort that the pandemic is under control.
A more widespread discussion on the Memorandum of Procedure is necessary because the process of appointment needs an overhaul.
ನ್ಯಾಯದೇವತೆಯ ಕಲ್ಪನೆ ನಮಗೆಲ್ಲ ಇದ್ದೇ ಇದೆ. ಒಂದು ಕೈಯಲ್ಲಿ ತಕ್ಕಡಿ, ಮತ್ತೊಂದರಲ್ಲಿ ಕತ್ತಿ, ಕಣ್ಣಿಗೆ ಪಟ್ಟಿ. ಪೂರ್ವಾಪರಗಳನ್ನೂ, ಉಭಯಪಕ್ಷಗಳ ವಾದ– ಪ್ರತಿವಾದಗಳನ್ನೂ ತೂಕ ಮಾಡಲು ತಕ್ಕಡಿ; ಶಾಸನಬದ್ಧ ಕಾನೂನನ್ನು ಕಾರ್ಯರೂಪಕ್ಕೆ ತರುವುದಕ್ಕೆ, ಕಾರ್ಯಗತವಾಗದಿದ್ದರೆ ದಂಡಿಸುವುದಕ್ಕೆ ಕತ್ತಿ; ನಿಷ್ಪಕ್ಷಪಾತವನ್ನು ಕಣ್ಣಿನ ಪಟ್ಟಿ ಸಂಕೇತಿಸುತ್ತದೆ.
About 25 years ago, two close friends filed suits against each other in the New York State Supreme Court.
The debate since then has largely centered on the soundness of economic thinking behind the decision, the failure to plan its implementation properly, and the potential impacts, positive or negative, on 'black money' in the country.
The Karnataka Sakala Services Act, 2011 (‘Sakala’) was enacted to guarantee time bound government services to citizens of Karnataka.
ಹೈಕೋರ್ಟ್ ಮತ್ತು ಸುಪ್ರೀಂ ಕೋರ್ಟ್ ನ್ಯಾಯಮೂರ್ತಿಗಳನ್ನು ನೇಮಕ ಮಾಡುವುದಕ್ಕೆ ಎನ್ಡಿಎ ಸರ್ಕಾರ ಜಾರಿಗೆ ತಂದಿದ್ದ ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ನ್ಯಾಯಾಂಗ ನೇಮಕಾತಿ ಆಯೋಗ (ಎನ್ಜೆಎಸಿ) ಕಾಯ್ದೆಯನ್ನು ಅಸಾಂವಿಧಾನಿಕವೆಂದು ಕೆಲವು ತಿಂಗಳ ಹಿಂದೆಯಷ್ಟೇ ಸರ್ವೋಚ್ಚ ನ್ಯಾಯಾಲಯವು ಘೋಷಿಸಿತು.