Legal System
India  /  Published 18.09.21

'Indianisation of judiciary needed'

Chief Justice of India N V Ramana on Saturday said Indianisation of the country's legal system is the need of the hour and it is crucial to make the justice delivery system more accessible and eff...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bangalore

India  /  Published 22.07.21

SC calls for equality in legal system

India cannot have two parallel legal systems, one for the rich and resourceful and those who wield political power and the other for small men without resources and capabilities to access justice, the...
By Pawan Kumar Singh in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.02.19

Stamp paper crisis in Jamshedpur

Steel city is facing an acute shortage of lower denomination non-judicial stamp papers, making it difficult for people to obtain legal authorisation of documents, affidavits and other agreements.Stamp...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Business  /  Published 25.12.19

Panel to resolve oil, gas field feuds

The government has set up an expert committee for the time-bound resolution of exploration and production disputes without having to take resort to a lengthy judicial process.The “committee of exter...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.03.19

SC cites power to summon

The Supreme Court has directed a Punjab trial court to take a fresh look at evidence against seven persons in a 2013 murder case, using a discretionary power that it said needed to be “exercised spa...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


Books  /  Published 16.05.19

Beyond the death penalty

The book, Demons & Demigods, is Aparna Jha’s account of her experience of representing four death row prisoners before the Indian Supreme Court. These convicts enticed their victims with the pr...
By Shreya Rastogi

Opinion  /  Published 28.01.19

Wasting time while life and death decisions wait

It is no use just deploring the backlog of cases in court; corrective action is needed at every level. The Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, has come down heavily on the practice of lawyers’ ora...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.05.20

Lockdown opens virtual solutions to real legal disputes

The virtual world has come as a real saviour for the locked-down country, and the legal field is no exception.Two cases of marital dispute resulted in a divorce and a reunion following online arbitrat...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 24.10.19

Our overwhelmed legal system

If delayed justice spells doom, then the most pressing question ought to be why is there a delay in the first place? This question is of particular importance in India, where the legal system is burde...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 19.12.19

Section 144 must pass test of reason

The government has the power to ban the assembly of five or more people at a place under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code but the move should justify the test of “reasonableness”, the Su...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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