PIL Pill for all ills : Maneesh Chhibber

The Tribune , March 11, 2007The common man is finally having his say, thanks to Public Interest Litigation. Be it to ensure good governance, seek redressal of human rights violations or poor availability of goods…

India

By Parwini Zora and Kranti Kumara, World Socialist Web Site 3 February 2007India’s State High Courts have recently delivered guilty verdicts in a number of high profile cases arising from brazen violent crimes committed over…

Justice in shambles

Vijay Sanghvi Delhi, Hard News Media On January 3, 2007,  Santosh Dhanvare, an under-trial, who is below 25 years, pulled out his shoe in anger and hurled it at the lady Judicial Magistrate 1st Class…

The price of adultery

January 20, 2007, The Tribune,The Indian law on adultery, drafted more than a century ago, makes it a punishable offence for men alone. The recent proposal to punish women too has generated much debate. Shoma…

Don

Independence of the judiciary means independence from the executive and legislature, but not independence from accountabilityPrashant Bhushan   DelhiThe recent decision of the government to bring a bill to amend the Judges Inquiry Act and…

Prez's immunity not unlimited?

Dhananjay Mahapatra11 Nov, 2006 TIMES NEWS NETWORK NEW DELHI: Does the immunity from legal proceedings that the President enjoys under the Constitution extend to cover his role as visitor of a Central university?This question has…