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Jharkhand  /  Published 27.06.21

Covid's nightmare: 400 children have lost one or both parents in state

“My aim is to completely phase out the orphanage concept. Rather, my dream is to identify widows with, say, one child who can  raise another child (orphan)  of the same village. T...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.21

Legal aid for Covid overcharge

Vik-Run Foundation based here has decided to offer free legal services against over-billing of Covid-19 treatment and start a scholarship programme for students who have lost their parents or are in f...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 21.05.21

SC shield for innocent citizens

The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that courts are duty-bound to quash false criminal cases against innocent citizens to prevent the abuse of the legal process. Therefore, if necessary, a criminal c...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.04.21

Ranchi: Lok Adalat gets trans member

In a first for Jharkhand, a transgender person became a member of a National Lok Adalat bench, organised by the District Legal Services Authority at the Ranchi civil court on Saturday. Amruta Alpesh ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 08.04.21

CJI-designate for body to clear case pile-up

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By R. Balaji in New Delhi

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North East  /  Published 05.03.21

'Legal service offices ill-equipped for NRC'

A survey carried out by the Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has revealed that ten District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) offices in Assam were not only “woefully ill-equipped” ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 21.10.20

Revising legal age of marriage of girls

On Independence Day, the prime minister had announced that his government might raise the legal age of marriage of girls from 18 to 21. A high-level panel looking into the average age of motherhood, e...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.09.20

State’s 1st virtual lok adalat on Saturday

Jharkhand is all set to hold its first ever online lok adalat on Saturday wherein cases related to insurance claims and redressals, together estimated at Rs 50 crore, will be heard and resolved. Jhar...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 20.08.20

Unsuitable match: Age of marriage review for women

Sir — On the occasion of India’s 74th Independence Day, the prime minister, Narendra Modi, had indicated that the government is mulling an upward revision of the legal age of marriage for ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 20.08.20

First date: Age of marriage for women

On Independence Day, the prime minister suggested that the government may review the legal age of marriage for women to raise it from 18 to 21, on par with that of men. Data regarding age of motherhoo...
By The Editorial Board


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