Tag: Justice

TV debate on court matters amounts to interference in administration of justice: SC
TV debate on court matters amounts to interference in administration of justice: SC

A bench of Justices U.U. Lalit and P.S. Narasimha said: "All matters relating to the crime and whether a particular thing happens to be a conclusive piece of evidence must be dealt with by a court of law and not through a TV channel. If at all, there was a voluntary statement, the matter would be dealt with by the court of law."

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Govt Taking Important Steps To Make Delivery Of Justice Easier: President Kovind

The government is taking various important steps to make delivery of justice easier and more accessible to people, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Monday.

Liquor Sale: SC Asks States To Consider Home Delivery

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday observed that the state governments should consider online sale or home delivery of liquor during the nationwide lockdown that’s in place to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The remarks came from a bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, Sanjay Kishan Kaul and B.R. Gavai during the hearing of a PIL […]

Maharashtra Tops In Justice Delivery: Report

New Delhi: Maharashtra has topped the list of states in delivering justice to people followed by Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, and Haryana, according to a report by Tata Trusts. Among the small states (where the population is less than one crore each), Goa has topped the list followed by Sikkim and Himachal Pradesh, it said. […]

Justice Dipak Mishra sworn in as Chief Justice of India

New Delhi:  Odisha born Justice Dipak Mishra was sworn in on Monday as the 45th Chief Justice of India (CJI). Justice Mishra was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind. He has succeeded Jagdish Singh Khehar who demitted office earlier on Monday. Justice Mishra will preside over the top court for 13 […]

Woman moves SCW against police officer for sexual harassment

Bhubaneswar: After failing to get justice from the police department, the woman who had earlier accused the Inspector-In-Charge of Pattamundai police station of sexual harassment today sought the intervention of State Women Commission (SCW) for justice. As per the woman’s statement, the IIC of Pattamundai PS Ramesh Chandramukhi passed indecent remarks and assaulted her inside […]

In Nirbhaya's village, a special puja after the SC verdict

Ballia (UP): A special puja for thanking the almighty was performed by residents of Nirbhaya’s native village here as the long awaited Supreme Court verdict came today upholding the death penalty for the four convicts. Locals in Medawar Kala, located on the border of Ballia and Ghazipur, 45 km from the district headquarters, say they […]

8 years on, justice eludes acid attack victim

Bhubaneswar:  A horrifying acid attack eight years back has completely changed Pramodini Roul’s life leaving her visually impaired.  The girl, now 24, from Tirtol in Jagatsinghpur district is still running from pillar to post to see the accused behind bars. Pramodini was 16-years-old when a youth Santosh Bedanta had allegedly threw acid on her on […]

Odisha seeks infra development in LWE districts

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has urged the Centre to step up infrastructure development in the Maoist prone districts. This was discussed at a videoconferencing at the State Secretariat here today where the Union Cabinet secretary interacted with the senior state government officials. Talking to media persons after the meeting, principal secretary, Home, Asit Tripathy said […]

A just society is the best guarantee against extremism

By Sandeep Sahu Any death is tragic. More so when the death is caused by a bullet. It doesn’t matter who the deceased is. The killing of an Army jawan in the line of duty – whether in enemy firing or in a terrorist outrage – is as painful as the death of the Maoist […]