ot only on the arithmetic, but also on commitment and motivation. The number of judges in India is abysmally less as a ratio to its population. The judge-population ratio in India, as of today, is 20 judges per 10 lakh people which is the lowest in the world.
Justice DY Chandrachud, senior Judge of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, during a recent hearing revealed the significance of immortal words of Tilak, during a Video Conference hearing. Remarks of Justice Chandrachud were inspired by seeing painting in the background of appearing Senior Counsel. He revealed that he read those words every day when he was in that High Court as the words had great significance for justice.
This year’s observation of the International Human Rights Day had a special significance for India. India got re-elected to the UN Human Rights Council for the sixth term with an overwhelming majority. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that this is an endorsement of India’s commitment to the human rights cause. “We will continue promotion and protection of human rights through ‘samman, samvaad and sahyog’,” he said.
The former Supreme Court judge has taken over as the chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal. He had retired from the Supreme Court this July. His vast experience and “welfarist and humanist” approach will be much needed at the tribunal. Earlier this year, APN channel.....
An increasing number of elderly people are facing humiliation of the worst kind: mistreatment and abuse at the hands of their own. The story of physical, psychological and emotional abuse stays within the four walls of the house and in the scarred hearts of these senior citizens.
August 31, 2021, saw the dawn of a new era for the Indian judiciary. Three women judges, along with six male counterparts, were sworn in at the SC by CJI NV Ramana. This was significant as the representation of women in the judiciary has always been poor. By these appointments, the collegium has made a policy statement of sorts. APN news channel did an in-depth discussion on the topic of women in the judiciary, their problems and challenges. The show was moderated by Editor-in-Chief, APN, Rajshri Rai.