India  /  Published 07.12.21

Judge argues for ‘spiritual republic’

Chief Justice Pankaj Mittal of the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh has favoured a new label for the country — the Spiritual Republic of India — while frowning on the 1976 inclus...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.21

Inner beast: spousal violence

The independence of the judiciary is non-negotiable. The president of India, Ram Nath Kovind, emphasized this in his speech on Constitution Day. While this is a universally accepted doctrine — a...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 27.11.21

A nod to debate and a note of distrust

Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Friday extolled “debate and discussion” and tied it to India’s progress while Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested the country’s growth ...
By R. Balaji, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.11.21

Pak: Jadhav gets breather

Pakistan's Parliament in its joint sitting on Wednesday enacted a law to give Indian death-row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav the right to file a review appeal against his conviction by a military cou...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Islamabad

India  /  Published 09.11.21

Legal profession all about service to society: CJI

Chief Justice N V Ramana on Tuesday said the legal profession is not about profit maximisation but for service to the society. Speaking at a function organised by the National Legal Services Authority...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


News  /  Published 05.11.21

Telangana teenager writes to CJI, restores bus service in her district

Class VIII student P Vaishnavi faced problems reaching school after bus services in Ranga Reddy district were stopped owing to the pandemic ...

Opinion  /  Published 29.10.21

Letters to the editor: ‘Visible cracks’ in the judicial infrastructure

Plug the gaps Sir — The revelations by the Chief Justice of India, N.V. Ramana, bring to focus how one of the pillars of democracy — the judiciary — is prevented from functioning ef...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 25.10.21

Tricky Game: Polexit

It’s possible that the tide which brought hard-right populist governments to power in a number of central European countries is starting to go out again. In the Czech Republic, the billionaire o...
By Gwynne Dyer

India  /  Published 24.10.21

CJI: Judicial joints are creaking

Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Saturday advocated financial autonomy for the judiciary, and cited research that said the failure to deliver timely justice to people had cost the country financi...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.10.21

CJI: effective judiciary needed

Judicial infrastructure is important for improving access to justice, but it is baffling to note that its improvement and maintenance was being carried out in an ad-hoc and unplanned manner in the cou...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai


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