In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has prohibited division of residential units in Phase I of Corbusier’s garden city in order to save it from bureaucratic shortsightedness, deviations and defiance.
The president has urged that the increasing number of undertrials be tackled. The solution lies in a criminal justice monitoring board to track the progress of criminal cases and sticking to CrPC timelines.
The chief justice said there is a need to change the mindset towards the district judiciary and to treat them with respect. Under his stewardship, this judiciary will blossom and grow and become bold and independent.
In his book, What We Owe The Future, William MacAskill, a philosopher at Oxford, refers to “longtermism” and why decision-makers must lay down tough policies based on ethics and morality to help future generations survive and thrive
An article by the senior advocate criticises four judgments of the apex court which were decided in favour of the State and led to citizens not getting protection of constitutional rights. This is a worrying trend.
In the Nupur Sharma episode, the over-reaction by 117 distinguished judges, bureaucrats and military and police officers, all retired, with long years of dedicated public service. What has happened to reason, humanism, and plain common sense?
IPS officer Prakash Singh’s historical book about policing in India makes it clear that muscular and well-armed police cannot be expected to change to a people’s police without high level statesmanship
Justice L Nageswara Rao said that Supreme Court judges from the Bar should get a “minimum 7-8 years” in office. It is time to take another look at the appointment of lawyers and academicians to the Supreme Court through a structured selection process.