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UAPA and the growing crisis of judicial credibility in India

An independent and effective judiciary is the last hope to provide a check on executive excesses. Protest against the arrest of Umar Khalid under UAPA over his alleged role in the Delhi riots — 18 September 2020, Kolkata. Photo: Samir… Continue Reading →

Sexual Harassment in Judiciary – Gwalior additional judge complains and quits #Vaw #WTFnews

Gwalior additional judge says she was sexually harassed by HC judge, quits Dhananjay Mahapatra,TNN | Aug 4, 2014,  In her complaint to CJI R M Lodha, the judge said the administrative judge sent her a message through the district registrar to “perform dance… Continue Reading →

How a corrupt judge continued in Madras high court

Markandey Katju | Jul 21, 2014,  Justice Markandey Katju. This expose is by Justice Markandey Katju, who was chief justice of Madras high court before becoming a Supreme Court judge. He is now chairman of the Press Council of India. There was… Continue Reading →

Modi has no regard for any kind of court, least of all judiciary

The refrain that democratic institutions will survive him ignores how weak they are. Written by Nandini Sunder | May 2, 2014 , Indian Express Modi has no regard for any other kind of court, least of all a constitutionally appointed judiciaryThe refrain… Continue Reading →

Commute Bhullar’s #DeathPenalty to Life: Delhi Govt to SC

FILE – PTI PHOTO NEW DELHI | FEB 14, 2014 Delhi government has pleaded with the Supreme Court to commute death sentence of Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar to life imprisonment on the ground of his mental illness. In an affidavit… Continue Reading →

#India – Guilt By Association: UAPA Cases from Madhya Pradesh #Fabricated

Guilt By Association: UAPA Cases from Madhya Pradesh A report by Jamia Teachers’ Solidarity Association (JTSA), to be released on 7th November (Thursday) at Centre Information Technology (CIT) Auditorium, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. New Delhi: Even if grudgingly, there is an… Continue Reading →

How A Third of India’s Judiciary Just Does Not Exist #mustread

Posted By admin On September 5, 2013 @ 1:54 pm In Central,Cover Story,Investigations,Latest Reports Highlights *India has only 18,000 judges at the subordinate level, which comes up to about 13 judges per million *Over 4.3 million cases are pending in various High Courts… Continue Reading →

SC aguished over plight of undertrials, fundamental rights violation #prison

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed its anguish over the plight of undertrials and violation of their fundamental rights after they are thrown into prisons that are already “bursting at their seams”. “The laxity with which we throw citizens… Continue Reading →

Petition to Chief Justice of India- Remove Justice Bhaktavatsala ‘ Kindly Adjust” #Vaw #Gender #Justice

  A judge’s obligation to the public starts and ends with his or her analysis of the law, its correct use, not with the preaching of personal beliefs or preferences. Chief Justice S H. Kapadia once said, “High Courts and… Continue Reading →

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