The recent times have exposed the diabolic methods used by government agencies all over the world for the greater good of national security. Deployment of such techniques is invasive of the fundamental right to privacy that citizens are entitled...
he Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Black Money, in its 3rd report has called for greater vigilance of companies that operate from the same address and also in case of persons who hold directorship in more than 20 companies.
Last year the Lok Sabha, whose 543 members were elected on the basis of universal adult suffrage and thus directly represent India’s 1.2 billion people, unanimously approved a bill to incorporate in the Constitution a provision to set up...
Juvenile legislation provides for a distinct system to deal with all children who have committed offences, irrespective of the crime committed. Reformation and rehabilitation as opposed to punishment is the essence of juvenile justice – treatment of a child who has committed an offence depends on the child’s circumstances, and not solely on the nature of the offence.
“A cardinal principle of the criminal justice system is that, an accused person is presumed innocent until proven guilty, and the prosecution has the burden to prove the necessary facts beyond reasonable doubt to prove guilty. This principle is also considered a basic right of the accused person in our legal system. Even the Supreme Court of India had observed that the presumption of innocence is a human right.[1] One thing that a responsible citizen should bear in mind that suspicion, however grave that might be, can never take place of proof.”
In its latest proposal of its “reforms” agenda, the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change put out on October 7, 2015, a draft Environment Law Amendment bill for public comment for a period of 15 days.
The United Nations is the foremost international organization with 193 member countries in its fold. The UN is funded by its member countries and the contribution of each member country is determined based on an assessment done every three years. The assessment takes into account the GNP, per capita income & external debt of countries for fixing the quantum of contribution. The USA contributes the most to the UN regular budget with 22% while India contributes the 25th highest with 0.666%.
WHO ARE TRANSGENDER: Transgender is generally described as an umbrella term for persons whose gender identity, gender expression or behavior does not conform to their biological sex. TG may also takes in persons who do not identify with their sex...
Acting on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL), Punjab High court and Haryana High court have ordered the state Director General of Police (DGP) to act against Jalandhar police who abused three minor boys in illegal custody. "In   view   of   the  ...
The RTI act is now 10 years old. One of the most important provisions of the act is the proactive disclosure under Section 4. Even after 10 years, the PMO & several CMOs are guilty of not making proactive...

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