Justice

  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Justice 'Kaju' 3 days ago

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Braocha takes on 'Justice Kaju' for his "corruption" remark. ...
  • News 360: Setback for Congress as A-G rejects plea for Leader of Opposition post 4 days ago

    In a huge blow to the Congress, the Attorney General has rejected the party's plea for getting the post of the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha. The A-G has claimed that the party must have 10 per cent of House strength to get the Leader of Opposition post. ...
  • Discussion on judiciary, judges shouldn't come up in Parliament: Kharge 1 week ago

    Manmohan Singh has broken his silence over Justice Katju's charges of corruption in judiciary saying that former law minister HR Bhardwaj explained everything and he had nothing more to add to it. Speaking to the Speaker during a discussion in the house, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge objected over the matter...
  • Justice Katju alleges "corruption" in judiciary July 21, 2014

    Justice Markandey Katju has made some sensational revelations in his latest blog where in he has accused three former chief justices of India of giving into political pressure and appointing a corrupt judge to Madras High Court. ...
  • HR Bharadwaj: Justice Ashok's appointment was strictly according to procedure July 21, 2014

    The serious allegations of favouritism levelled against three former Chief Justices of India, by Press Council of India Chairman, Justice Markandey Katju has created quite a stir in the Parliament. Congress leader HR Bharadwaj, slammed Justice Katju's allegations on Monday saying that the procedure followed in the appointment in Justice...
  • News 360: 6-year-old raped in Bangalore school, protests follow July 17, 2014

    In a horrific crime that shocked the nation, a 6-year-old girl was raped inside an international school's premises, allegedly by two staff members. The incident took place on July 2 and a complaint was filed by the child's parents on Tuesday. The school authorities have refused to take any responsibility...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 14, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Rape law debate: Should juveniles get the same punishment as adults? July 14, 2014

    Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi has said that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults. She also said that she is personally working to amend the law so that 16-year-olds are brought out of the purview of the Juvenile Justice Act. ...
  • The biggest victims will be the run-away couples, says HS Phoolka July 14, 2014

    Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults. Lawyer HS Phoolka said, "This is against international convention that India is a signatory. The biggest victims will be the run-away couples. This is not right, you can do one...
  • Hasty decisions in Juvenile Justice Act should be avoided: Khurshid July 14, 2014

    Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid said that the hasty decisions on Juvenile Justice Act should be avoided. His remarks came in the backdrop of Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's proposal to amend the act. He said, "We formed Justice Verma committee. We made all the necessary changes in law. There should...
  • Laws are not written in the stone, says Kiran Bedi July 14, 2014

    Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults. National Commission for Women chairperson Mamata Sharma supported Maneka Gandhi's opinion and said, " I think what Maneka Gandhi is doing is right, the matter is debatable, so I think...
  • Subramanian Swamy welcomes Maneka’s juvenile justice proposal July 14, 2014

    BJP leader Subramanian Swamy welcomed Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's decision to make changes in law to try juveniles who commit rape. ...
  • Need to revisit the Juvenile Justice Act: Congress July 14, 2014

    Congress spokesperson Shobha Oza said that the Congress has been demanding an amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act for a long time. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Oza said, "It's a tough rope to walk on but lot of cases of juveniles being involved in such crimes have up recently,...
  • Maneka's juveniles remark: SP says statement won't change the system July 14, 2014

    Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said that the Maneka's statement will not change the system. "We'll have to think about a lot of things. This matter requires debate and it won't be appropriate to comment," he said. ...
  • News 360: Gowda presents Rail bduget, 58 new trains, focus on safety July 8, 2014

    In the maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi government, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday promised to revamp the railways and cut down on populism. Gowda said the Cabinet has been asked to clear Foreign Direct Investment in railway infrastructure and new projects should be explored through the...
  • IPL Scandal: Justice Mudgal report snooped upon, deposition recordings leaked? April 28, 2014

    In a shocking revelation, the Justice Mukul Mudgal panel, which has been set up by the court to probe betting and spot-fixing in the IPL, has told the Supreme Court that attempts were made by people involved in the IPL scam to procure audio recordings from the panel. Senior advocate...
  • Justice Mudgal agrees to continue IPL probe, SC to take the final call April 22, 2014

    Justice Mukul Mudgal said the committee has given its consent to continue the probe after the Supreme Court rejected the three-member panel proposed by the BCCI. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Exorbitant auction can't overshadow IPL controversies February 12, 2014

    The cas-rich IPL is yet to come out of controversies as a bookie has revealed names of two big cricketers. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • The Last Word: Are Justice Ganguly's claims justified or unwarranted? January 9, 2014

    Maintaining his defiant stand on the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by a law intern, former Supreme Court judge Ashok Kumar Ganguly on Wednesday hit out at the West Bengal government of hatching a conspiracy against him and blamed the Supreme Court for going out of its jurisdiction in...
  • I was deeply saddened by SC verdict over Section 377: Justice AP Shah December 22, 2013

    Speaking to CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Justice AP Shah described the Supreme Court judgment on Section 377 of the IPC as disappointing and said "my first feeling was deep sadness about the LGBT community." ...
  • IOTY: Late Justice JS Verma honoured with lifetime achievement award December 20, 2013

    The lifetime achievement award has gone to late Justice JS Verma, former Chief Justice of India. Justice Verma, a distinguished judge, died earlier in 2013. As the chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), he left his mark on, amongst other achievements, the laws governing rape with the recommendations for...
  • Stop Acid Attacks gets Indian of the Year 2013 award December 20, 2013

    The Stop Acid Attacks is an organisation to prevent acid attacks on women and to ensure the rights and justice of survivors. ...
  • IOTY: Deepika breaks down after receiving award from father Prakash Padukone December 20, 2013

    Bollywood's latest superstar, Deepika Padukone got the award for special achievement for reinventing herself as a leading lady with acting chops; and for delivering a slew of hits in 2013, including Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Chennai Express and Ram-Leela. She broke down after receiving the award for special achievement from...
  • IOTY: Association for Democratic Reforms and Lily Thomas win Public Service award December 20, 2013

    The Association for Democratic Reforms and Lily Thomas took up the task of tackling what had become a serious blot on our democratic system. It was on the basis of a writ petition filed by them that the apex court ruled that lawmakers have to quit if they are convicted...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 16, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Should Justice Ganguly be criminally prosecuted for sexual harassment? December 16, 2013

    Amidst growing uproar over his resignation, retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly has reiterated his stand and said that he will not resign from the post of Chairman of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission. "I have explained everything to the Supreme Court Committee. I will not resign and step...
  • Justice Ganguly like Caesar's wife must be above suspicion: Jaitley December 16, 2013

    There has been a rise in criticism against Justice AK Ganguly with relation to the sexual assault allegations against him leveled by a woman lawyer. Reacting to the controversy over whether Justice Ganguly should resign as the Chairman of West Bengal Human Rights Commission, Jaitley said, "Since this involves a...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 3, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...