The capital punishment debate took a new turn when the Supreme Court said that it will rationalise the sentencing process. What ails the judgment process? Why is the death sentence a dilemma for the judges?
The role of the central investigative agencies is under a harsh spotlight. The blatant misuse of probe agencies has not only created a fear psychosis amongst the Opposition leaders, but it has also raised the issue of violation of human rights and misuse of government powers for achieving narrow, selfish ends.
I never thought that I would be given an opportunity to serve people outside Jharkhand, post-retirement. So naturally, when I got the offer for this post, it was a surprise for me. Nonetheless, I see it as a God-given opportunity to serve the people of Delhi and I accept it with all humility.
Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana’s dream project, the National Judicial Infrastructure Authority of India (NJIAI), now seems set to become a reality. The aim of the NJIAI is to upgrade and refurbish the judicial infrastructure of courts.
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.
Development of infrastructure has been hampered by fund crunch and under-utilisation. Will the SC’s e-court project, which has been on for 18 years, make a difference to the crumbling state of affairs?
The Karnataka state government’s order on hijab has raked up the issue of constitutional morality and minority rights. Is the State empowered to interfere with religious practises? Has there been a discrimination on the basis of religion?