Over two lakh cases disposed of in 21…

BANGALORE: Under pilot project, the state judiciary has disposed of 2,33,454 cases in just 21 working days. By doing so, it has saved Rs. 173.85 crore, both to the state exchequer and the accused. The…

No preventive detention without proof: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has held that a person cannot be held in preventive detention (custody) without adequate evidence as otherwise it  would be violative of his or her "personal liberty" guaranteed by the…

Prisoners in Kerala denied voting rights

KOLLAM: As the country prepares to go to the polls to elect members to the 15th Lok Sabha, one big group — prisoners — is still denied the opportunity to participate in the world’s largest…

NHRC issues notice to AIIMS on human rights…

New Delhi The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued a notice on the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Thursday following reports of child patients being denied treatment due to a lack of medical…