The effort to fast track the justice dispensation system has reached at a crossroad. The trials of tribunals are no less than that of the fast-track courts (FTCs). Both have got entangled in a web of bureaucratic red-tapism and suffered policy mismatch and confusion. The legal experts on the India Legal.
The Supreme Court today listed the petition for final hearing filed by Kavitha Lankesh, sister of journalist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead outside her home, challenging the judgment passed by the Karnataka High Court, which had quashed the charges under Karnataka Control of Organized Crime Act 2000 against accused Mohan Nayak.
The Bench said the affidavit submitted by the State of Kerala discloses a sorry state of affairs and does not in any real manner safeguard the right to health guaranteed to the citizens under Article 21
The Supreme Court bench finds it surprising that there is no practical meaning in Telangana state for a grant of bail of an accused as police could invoke provisions of the Prevention of Dangerous Activities Act to put a person under preventive detention offences for which he had been granted bail.
The Delhi High Court today has sought the Centre’s response on a plea seeking exemption of 12% IGST on import of Oxygen Concentrators while terming it as a rare writ actions, whereby, a notification issued in the realm of a tax statute has been, inter alia, assailed under Article 21 of the Constitution.
The selective way in which the government is vaccinating the population came in for stricture from the Delhi High Court which asked it to explain why it was keeping such “strict control” over the process.