Former Supreme Court judges Aftab Alam, Madan B Lokur, Gopala Gowda, and Deepak Gupta came together for a webinar organized by the non-profit Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms (CJAR) on Saturday over the misuse of anti-terror legislation in India. Justice Alam said, “When compared to the number of casesContinue Reading

Recently, the Union Ministry of Law and Justice had notified parliament that there are in total 453 vacant seats of Judges in different High Courts across the Country. The list of vacant seats of Judges goes like this Allahabad High Court has 66 vacancies, Bombay High court has 31, CalcuttaContinue Reading

In response to a lawyer’s petition contesting the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021, the Delhi High Court today requested the Central government’s answer (IT Rules, 2021). Uday Bedi, a practising lawyer, filed a petition alleging that the new IT Rules violate basic rights toContinue Reading

According to news agency ANI, a lawyer cried “tareekh par tareekh (date after date)” while breaking courtroom equipment in a Delhi court recently, reenacting a famous film scene. According to the report, the event occurred on July 17 in courtroom 66 of the Karkardooma court complex in the national capital.Continue Reading

Former Supreme Court Justice (retired) R.V. Raveendran has stated that legislative restrictions employed by the British to suppress the independence movement should not be applied in a democracy. In response to Justice D.Y. Chandrachud’s recent assertion that criminal laws, including anti-terror provisions, are unconstitutional, It should not be used toContinue Reading