Category Archives: Judiciary

A bit of the Cancer remains in Supreme court’s Judgment on Dara Singh: John Dayal

John Dayal’s Blog John Dayal Oncologists, cancer surgeons, take extra care when excising a malignant tumor from the human body. They make sure not an iota, not one cell remains of the tumor, lest it blow up in full bloom

The Staines Verdict :EPW Editorial

The Economic and Political Weekly, January 29, 2011 Why the deep prejudice against Christians availing of the freedom granted by Article 25 of the Constitution? On 21 January, the Supreme Court (SC) upheld the life sentence of Dara Singh, the

Govt steps to bring down pendency of court cases by 2011

Weighed down by a whopping 3.5 crore pending cases in courts nationwide, the Government today proposed a National Arrears Grid to compile accurate data and appoint high court and lower court judges temporarily to bring down 15-year delays in justice

SC bans illegal worship sites

NEW DELHI – INDIA’S Supreme Court slapped a ban on Tuesday on the construction of illegal places of worship on public sites such as streets and parks, reports said. Most Indian cities and towns are dotted with illegal worship sites

Indian Muslims welcome SC verdict on beard

New Delhi, September 13, 2009: Indian Muslims have welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court that has permitted a Muslim student Mohammad Salim to go back to the Nirmala Convent School in Bhopal from where he was thrown out for

NHRC asks to include human rights education in schools

If the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has its way, human rights is going to be included as a subject in schools under CBSE and ICSE all over India from next year. This was revealed on Thursday by Satyabrata Paul,

Appoint NHRC chairman : Delhi High Court

26 Aug 2009( PT) The Delhi High Court today sought an explanation from the Centre as to why it was not appointing chairman of National Human Rights Commission, a post lying vacant since June.  A Bench comprising Chief Justice A

Arms dealer Sanjeev Nanda walks free from jail

Aug22, 2009 (New Delhi) Sanjeev Nanda, convicted for a 5-year jail term for mowing down six persons, including three policemen on Lodhi Road on January 10, 1999  was freed from jail. Delhi High Court had last month reduced his sentence

Over three crore cases pending in Indian courts

New Delhi, Aus 16 (PTI) Over 3.11 crore cases are pending in the country’s trial courts and High Courts, Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishanan said today. Addressing a conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of High Courts

Make it possible to judge the judges

It was an unusual phone call for the Chandigarh police. A judge of the Punjab & Haryana High Court had called to say someone had dumped a huge pile of currency at her residence.The call sparked a sensation and turned