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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019

Justice system

Dec 22, 2018 20:01
it is questionable whether a punishment based solely on retribution has any place in a society that prides itself on being civilised read more
Dec 04, 2018 17:39
Ensuring that the killers of the police officer are brought to book is the responsibility of the state’s criminal justice system. As far as other law and order-related issues are concerned, the buck stops with none other than Yogi Adityanath, who heads... read more
Nov 01, 2018 07:02
On Thursday, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi will formally launch a portal, through which citizens can book a one-hour guided tour to the court premises, according to officials involved in the project. read more
Oct 08, 2018 11:54
Justice Dipak Misra brought India’s justice system to the popular imagination read more
May 19, 2018 16:18
Jayant Umranikar, former director general of police (DGP), Maharashtra, speaks about overcrowded jails and a justice system that punishes the poor. read more
Apr 25, 2018 11:48
We need to have a debate about the correctness about the Supreme Court’s judgments in the Section 498A and SC\/ST Act cases, and about the protection of the innocent from a criminal justice system that is often brutal, biased, and targeted against the... read more
Apr 23, 2018 14:06
Boys grow up watching their mothers being subjected to violence and feel that this kind of behaviour towards women is the norm. It enables them to pass on the blame to the victim, a sentiment endorsed by many including politicians. Predatory behaviour... read more
Apr 20, 2018 12:49
Unlike in western countries, we in India neither have any sentencing Act nor any statutory guidelines for the sentencing judges. In sentencing functions, judges make an attempt to juggle objects of various sizes while walking a tightrope which is being... read more
Apr 16, 2018 16:31
Better prosecution, the certainty of conviction and the severity of the sentence will work far better read more
Mar 31, 2018 14:19
Clark’s death was the most recent in a string of fatal shootings of black men by police that have triggered protests across the United States and fuelled a national debate about bias in the American criminal justice system. read more
Mar 29, 2018 00:12
The crime rate for assault on women was 25.6 per lakh people compared to the average of 19.3 for metro cities, in the NCRB report. read more