The leadership deficit blighting our criminal justice system is too urgent an issue – its redressal should not be postponed and it cannot be left to the investigating agencies.
In their conduct and demeanour, only Aarushi’s parents remained above the level of the pulp drama of which they were made the villains.
The Talwars, acquitted by the high court on Thursday, never had a chance to defend themselves properly since the murder investigation was mishandled says Rebecca John.
The court held that based on the circumstances and the evidence on the record the dentist couple could not be held guilty.
The private firm that supplied the gas to the hospital does not possess a licence to produce medical nitrogen oxide.
The board also told the apex court in an affidavit that the Babri Masjid site was its property and only it was entitled to hold negotiations for an amicable settlement of the dispute.
The Allahabad High Court had, in 2010, ruled a three-way division of the disputed 2.77 acres at the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri masjid site in Ayodhya.
Displeased with the attire of a government employee appearing before it, the Himachal Pradesh high court recently issued guidelines on how litigants should dress for their dealings with the justice system.
“Capital investments from foreign countries are not going to make us a great nation.”
“How serious are the state and its agencies in pursing the matter which is of grave concern in which innocent persons have lost their lives,” the Allahabad high court said.
Inaction of state government to regulate abattoirs in the past cannot be a shield for imposing “a state of almost prohibition” on meat, says Allahabad high court.
“People look up to courts for justice. They think the court is their sole protector. If Adityanath addresses the judiciary in the programme, it will be an insult.”
The BMMA has welcomed the judgment saying it will help their case in the Supreme Court and reiterated that the practice is neither Quranic nor constitutional.
Making scathing comments about the state police’s slow investigation into the disappearance of Rahul Sachan, the Allahabad high court ordered the case to be transferred to the CBI.
Rahul Sachan, prosecution witness in three rape cases against the self-styled godman and his son, went missing November 25. But an FIR was only lodged a month after his disappearance.
The court has directed the state government to produce the FIR lodged in connection with the crime, the rape victims’ medical reports and the statements of the witnesses by the next date of hearing.
The Ghaziabad PF scam pertained to alleged siphoning-off of over Rs 6 crore from the PF accounts of class 3 and 4 employees of the Ghaziabad district court. Six district judges, two of whom later became high court judges, were among 76 accused in the case.
Violence erupted when police tried to evict illegal occupants from Jawahar Bagh on June 2 on the directions of the Allahabad high court.
The judgment quashing my termination from BHU says that irrespective of whether a view is correct, the freedom to express your views is a legitimate and constitutional right in this country.
Unless something is done about the huge backlog of appeals, the Indian judiciary will soon be beyond redemption regardless of the system used to appoint judges.
With the CBI entrusted with investigating corruption allegations against the well-connected UP engineer Yadav Singh, the SP leadership knows the only way to save itself is to strike a deal with the BJP.