CHANDIGARH: Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday directed the principal secretary, department of excise and taxation Haryana, to take a decision on removing the misleading advertisements from the roadside liquor vends on the state highways in Haryana. Division bench...
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...
Huge Pendency in courts is a major bottleneck in providing timely justice to victims. More than 3 crore cases are pending across all the courts in the country. More than 2/3rd of these cases are pending in the lower...
Constitution is the supreme law of India. It is the longest written constitution of any sovereign country in the world, containing 448 articles in 25 parts, 12 schedules and 97 amendments. Besides the English version, there is an official...
“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%.
CHANDIGARH: As many as 21 women had died of kerosene-operated stove burn injuries in the past more than three years, revealed the Chandigarh Police in reply to an RTI query filed by Ravinder Singh Dhull, the director of the...
It is an established fact that a crime though committed against an individual, in all cases it does not retain an individual character. It, on occasions and in certain offences, accentuates and causes harm to the society. The victim...
Right to Information has completed 10 years. But what has been the experience of these 10 years? Where is the implementation failing?  October 12th, 2015 marked the 10th anniversary of the implementation of the Right to Information Act (RTI)...

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