This is settled in law that one has to approach the Court with clean hands, clean mind, clean heart and clean objective. The petitioner must put forward all the facts before the court without concealing or suppressing anything and seek...
In this decade, RTI law, one critical to Indian democracy, has established the citizen’s right to make informed choices, not just once every five years, but every single day. Governments at the Central and state levels have been forced...
Madras High Court Judge Justice N.Kirubalan in his order dated 16.10.2015, suggested ‘Castration’ as an additional punishment for child abusers. In the Judgment, which is already became a subject of hot debates he said as follows; “CASTRATE CHILD ABUSERS” Blood...
It refers to an unprecedented welcome initiative of Supreme Court bench hearing petition on National Judicial Accountability Commission (NJAC) inviting views of members of public on reforms in appointment-process of judges in higher courts. Till now members of public...
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.
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...
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...
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...
“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.”
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%.

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