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…

Govt steps to bring down pendency of court…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…