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Awareness Program on Reformative New Bills towards a Justice System based on Indian Thinking at MANIT

Bhopal : One-day awareness program on New Criminal Laws took place for engineering students at MANIT Bhopal on Saturday. As we know, the Parliament of India has enacted 3 new criminal laws namely Bhartiya Nyaya Sanhita, Bhartiya Nagrik Suraksha Sanhita and Bhartiya Sakshya Adhiniyam, 2023, which will replace the colonial Indian Penal Code 1860, the... The post Awareness Program on Reformative New Bills towards a Justice System based on Indian Thinking at MANIT first appeared on Central India's Premier English Daily .

Central Chronicle 22 Apr 2024 9:44 am

A reverence to the pursuit of justice

CHENNAI: One of the classic, most misguided, anti-lawyer jokes is a quote from William Shakespeares Henry VI, The first thing we do is, lets kill all the lawyers. But the context in which Dick the Butcher utters this phrase is key to understanding its true meaning. The character meant that in order for anything unconstitutional to succeed, you have to kill the lawyers, explains PS Raman, advocate general of Tamil Nadu while delivering the presiding address at the SGS Awards For Ethics In The Legal Profession at Narada Gana Sabha. The event organised by the juniors of late S Govind Swaminadhan, former advocate general of Tamil Nadu, was held on Sunday to honour Akil Kureshi, former Chief Justice of the High Courts of Tripura and Rajasthan, in the presence of chief guest, Rohinton Nariman, former judge, Supreme Court of India. Commemorating his guru, Sriram Panchu, senior advocate, said, S Govind Swaminadhan was appointed as the advocate general of Tamil Nadu in 1969 and continued to hold the office till 1976. The International Bar Association conferred upon him the Legend of the Law award. He passed away in 2003. He was a considerate lawyer, even finer human being. When he was around, there was no code of conduct. We just had to ask ourselves, what would he do? Delivering the welcome address, he continued, Mr Swaminadhan will totally approve of the recipient of this years award. It is an absolute honour to celebrate Akil Kureshi. He has become the byword for judicial integrity and independence for embodying the finest judicial values and upholding the constitution and the laws without fear. Accepting the award, Akil shared, I accept the award with all humility. It is a special moment for me and my family. It is special because it is in memory of a person with a great legal mind, sense of humour, and outstanding human qualities. The award is also special because it is for ethics. Honouring the recipient, Rohinton Nariman also delved deep into how the present judiciary system came into place. Akil urged that we need to make some introspection at judicial and personal levels. Highlighting the collegium system, he said, The most ardent supporter of the collegium system will not say its perfect. The most bitter critique doesnt present any viable alternative. My humble view is that three wise men and women, sometimes five, are not enough, to grapple all the aspects of the system that needs to be corrected. The suggestion would be to make a platform there to invite lawyers, social workers, people from civil society all of them selected by chief justices of High Courts. A team of 20 people can discuss all possibilities, positives and negatives, to have a holistic idea. Three people cannot simply foresee solutions for complex issues on a national level. Asserting that introspection is also needed on a personal level, he said, Judges need to have courage. The only ground on which a person can be corrupt is personal ambition. A judge without that has nothing to fear. At the most elementary level, judicial independence is not about executive interference. Nothing should matter to a judge other than his legal understanding.

The New Indian Express 22 Apr 2024 9:24 am

Diamond Harbour Lok Sabha Polls: Plagued by Crime & Corruption, Bengal's Amethi Set for 'Bhaipo vs Bobby'

The political buzz, however, suggests that the BJPs delayed announcement and choice of candidate are signs of giving a 'walkover' to sitting MP and TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee

News18 22 Apr 2024 8:30 am

Daily crimes amid lack of basic civic amenities worry Badarpur residents

NEW DELHI: Badarpur, a constituent of the South Delhi Lok Sabha seat, came to about in 2008 with the implementation of the recommendations of the 2002 Delimitation Commission. Divided into four municipal wards, Jaitpur, Mithapur, Badarpur and Molarband, the constituency includes Badarpur village, Molarband village, Gautum Puri, Bilaspur Camp, Mohan Baba Nagar, Hari Nagar, Saurabh Vihar, Jaitpur Extension, Tajpur village, DDA Flats Colony and Lakhpat Colony among others. The constituency has a sizable number of Gujjar electorates. In 2020, the BJP retained the seat with Ramvir Singh Bidhuri trumping over the AAP candidate Ram Singh Netaji on a narrow margin of 3,719 votes. Cut to 2023, amid the glitz and glamour of the G20 Summit, the Delhi Development Authority bulldozed around 150 shanties at a slum in Badarpur village. Hundreds of families, rendered homeless after the crackdown on illegally occupied land, were forced to take shelter under flyovers. Most of them are employed as daily-wager or domestic helps. Situated on the city border, Badarpur lacks basic civic amenities including water and sewerage, with open drains running amock, spilling onto roads. There is dearth of potable water supply and people have to depend upon the erratic arrivals of water tankers. A lot of complaints related to crime, snatching and theft are reported on a daily basis. A local resident, Alisha John, told us, Badarpur comes last in terms of safety on roads. There is hardly any policing around this area and the roads are lying in shambles. My husband was returning from his office at around 7 pm when he fell from the bike because of poor roads and at the same time a group of bikers taking advantage of his predicament, snatched away his engagement ring, his expensive watch and wallet. They even hit him with the helmet when he tried to defend himself. We lodged a complaint but nothing happened. We have to be cautious at all the time. In Badarpur, the political fight has never been between the parties but between the two candidates, Ram Singh Netaji and Rambir Singh Bidhuri, who have switched parties often, voters across the constituency believe.

The New Indian Express 22 Apr 2024 8:04 am

Evidence Collected, Justice Soon: Women's Body On Karnataka Murder

The victim of the Hubbali incident, a 24-year-old girl who was fatally stabbed by an unidentified individual on a college campus in the district, will soon get justice, said Karnataka Women Commission Chairman Naglakshmi Choudhary.

NDTV 22 Apr 2024 7:37 am

BJP ended decades long discrimination, injustice with Jammu: Dr Jitendra

PMs word on restoration of Statehood final Avtar Bhat JAMMU, Apr 21: Union Minister and BJP candidate from Udhampur-Doda Parliamentary constituency Dr Jitendra Singh today said that his party Government ended decades old discrimination and injustice with Jammu region and asserted that Modi Government is committed to restore Statehood and hold Assembly elections in J&K. Follow the Daily Excelsior channel on WhatsApp Talking to NDTV at New Delhi today, Dr Jitendra Singh allayed fears about the delaying tactics being adopted [] The post BJP ended decades long discrimination, injustice with Jammu: Dr Jitendra appeared first on Daily Excelsior .

Daily Excelsior 22 Apr 2024 5:09 am

Evidence Collected, Justice Soon: Women's Body On Karnataka Murder - NDTV

Evidence Collected, Justice Soon: Women's Body On Karnataka Murder NDTV

Google News 22 Apr 2024 3:48 am

Israeli operations against violent crime in arab communities continues

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The News Mill 21 Apr 2024 11:05 pm

Chopper Thief Kills Teen Partner In Crime, Then Dies By Suicide In Telangana: Cops

A man in Sangareddy district of Telangana allegedly killed a teenager and later climbed a cell phone tower, from where he hanged himself using some wires, police said on Sunday.

NDTV 21 Apr 2024 10:44 pm

Ukraine says struck Russian ship in annexed Crimea

The Russian Navy used the ship for deep-sea work, including raising submarines and sunken cargo, and was one of the oldest in service, Ukraine said.

The Hindu 21 Apr 2024 10:33 pm

Gorkhas in Darjeeling will get their rightful justice and recognition of 11 tribes: Amit Shah

We stand with you in your fight for justice. The recognition of 11 tribes' which is a demand of Gorkhas is under consideration. The sacrifice of Gorkhas for this country is immense and we are aware of it, Shah said.

The Economic Times 21 Apr 2024 10:13 pm

Viveka case: Fighting for justice, not for property, says Sharmila

Kurnool :President of the state Congress party, YS Sharmila, criticised recent developments in the YS Viveka muder case and claimed that the fight for justice by us is not linked to any property dispute. Sharmila cited the uncertainty faced by Vivekas daughter Sunita and her children about their future amidst ongoing legal tussle. Regarding the issue of her debts as disclosed in the present election affidavit, Sharmila criticised the unequal property rights for girl children and cited the practice of depriving them of their rightful inheritance. She raised concern about the unfulfilled promises of the YSRC on the non-issuing of job notifications and flayed the state government for hiking charges for essential services like RTC and electricity. The PCC chief referred to the stark contrast between promises of transforming Kurnool into a smart city and the reality of inadequate access to clean water, as well as the dragging of projects such as the Gundrevula irrigation project. She said there was a lack of adequate infrastructure here to establish the judicial capital. She questioned the purpose behind organising events like Siddham and criticised the YSRC for its failure to deliver on its electoral promises.

Deccan Chronicle 21 Apr 2024 8:40 pm

Calling for bridging the gap between public perception and ECI information on EVMs and VVPATs, SC reserves judgment

A detailed analysis of the demand for 100 percent cross-verification of votes cast on EVMs and VVPATs in which the Supreme Court has reserved judgment. ON the eve of the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections, the Supreme Court has reserved judgment on a batch of petitions demanding 100 percent cross-verification of votes cast on Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) with Voter Verified Paper Audit Trails (VVPATs) or revert to the ballot paper system. The Association for Democratic Reforms [] The post Calling for bridging the gap between public perception and ECI information on EVMs and VVPATs, SC reserves judgment first appeared on The Leaflet .

theleaflet 21 Apr 2024 7:45 pm

Air Aviation: Wings To People

Air Aviation: Wings To PeopleRights for all, known by no. The legal and regulatory framework for aviation in India is intricate and dynamic, comprising various national and international no...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Relation Between Article 21 and Right to Clean and Pollution-Free Environment, Water and Air

The paper tries to set a nexus between the right to clean pollution-free environment, air, water and Article 21 of the Indian Constitution which provides the right to life. The article ruminates ...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Corona Assassin of Deads Dignity

In this age of pervasiveness, not only life but also death has changed. Increasing deaths during Covid-19 have led to various omissions. The burial or cremation of the deceased is never the sam...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Revolution in Labour Laws after Bhopal Gas Tragedy

The night of 3rd December 1934 in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh around 12 am workers working in the pesticide plant of Union Carbide India Limited noticed burning sensation in their eyes, they realise...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Legal and Political Implications of Russia Ukraine War

Widely publicised incidents of the Russian military forces randomly attacking civilians, civilian centres, and nuclear power plants, serious violations of the Geneva Conventions, and the use of...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Return Of India Neighbourhood First Policy From Afghanistan: As A Hindu And Sikhs Rights Protection

The Taliban's plan to return property to Afghanistan's minority Sikh and Hindu populations has been greeted favourably by India. The

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Unveiling the Enigma: The Israel-Iran Conflict

Few confrontations in the complex and long-lasting Middle East geopolitical web are as complicated as the antagonism between Israel and Iran. This struggle, which has lasted for decades, has kn...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Unraveling the Strained Relations: The India-Canada Diplomatic Conflict

Within the dynamic field of international relations, diplomatic disputes between countries may result from a variety of circumstances, including cultural misinterpretations and geographical div...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

The Refugee Crisis: India's Path Towards Empathy and Solutions

One of the most urgent humanitarian issues in a world full of wars and revolutions is the situation of migrants. Even the vast and diversified country of India has been affected by the current ...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

The Storm: Understanding The World's Current Conflict Zones

The echoes of past battles appear to ricochet into the present, reminding us of the brittle nature of peace in a world full of tension and strife. The world is plagued by a number of conflicts ...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

India's Mediation Landscape

The Path to Progress In light of the signing of the Mediation Act, 2023, and other developments, this article examines how mediation is changing as an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Independence And Impartiality Of Arbitrators In India

This essay examines the critical principles of independence and impartiality in the context of arbitrators in India. Arbitration, as an alternative dispute resolution method, offers a streamlin...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Child Labour Laws In India: Progress and Gaps

Child Labour, the detrimental employment of children, has cast a long shadow across human history. Though the Industrial Revolution intensified concerns, legal efforts to curb this practice hav...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Unraveling Joint Liability: Exploring the Dynamics of Criminal Responsibility in Indian Jurisprudence

Joint liability is a fundamental concept in criminal law, which refers to the legal responsibility of two or more individuals for the commission of a crime. This concept is particularly relevan...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Critical Analysis of Plea Bargaining Procedure

A criminal justice system's primary objectives are to uphold social harmony and order and give citizens a way to file a claim for compensation when their rights are infringed. Consequently, the...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Various Types Of Trusts And Their Importance

Trusts serve several functions and are a vital component of the Indian legal system. A legal arrangement known as a trust designates a trustee to hold assets on behalf of beneficiaries. There a...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

The Concept Of Whistle Blower Policy And Vigil Mechanism In India

Whistleblowing refers to the act of exposing or revealing information about wrongdoing, unethical practices, or illegal activities within an organization or government entity. It involves indiv...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Taxation on Lottery And Gambling

Citation: Skill Lotto Solutions (P) Ltd. v. Union of India, (2021) 15 SCC 667 Statutes: Sale of Goods Act, 1930, Constitution of India, 1950, Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017. Transfer...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Combating Deepfakes with Inadequacies of Existing Laws

Artificially generated media, known as deepfakes, has emerged as a major concern due to its potential to manipulate video, audio, and images using advanced technology like Artificial Intelligen...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

The Role Of The Transfer Of Property Act (1882) In Agricultural Land Transactions

This article provides a critical assessment of the Transfer of Property Act of 1882, an essential regulatory legislation that oversees agricultural property transfers in the Republic of India. ...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Detecting And Analyzing Media Bias

Detecting media bias can be accomplished by observing various indications. These include biased reporting that presents a one-sided view, cherry-picking facts, using exaggerated or attention-gr...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Sensational Need For Shelter Homes Harboring Hope: A Shelter Home In The Heart Of Humanity

This paper aims to outline a comprehensive legal framework to tackle homelessness, focusing on rain basera shelters, societal impacts, awareness, judicial approaches, and government notificatio...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Cross Border Insolvency: Is It Really At Crossheads

The insolvency regime in India has allegedly undergone a paradigm shift as a result of the IBC. The Committee of Creditors' business judgment is given precedence in the institutional form of th...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Mixed And Composite Supply In GST Act

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Act, 2017, introduced a paradigm shift in India's indirect tax regime. One of the key aspects of this transformation is the classification of bundled supplies i...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Ethical And Social Implication Of Digital Intellectual Property Rights And Competition Law

Intellectual property Rights (IPR) and competition law are generally regarded as juxtaposition and contradiction. IPR includes the concept of having ideas creation and inventions in science, ...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Copyright Law in the Fashion Industry

The fashion business in India extends back thousands of years. Since antiquity, India has been the cradle of fashion apparel knowledge. Men's and women's dress choices were a prominent indicato...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Vijay Madanlal Chaudhary v/s Union of India, 2022: Money Laundering Laws and the Ideologies of Indian Society and Judiciary

Vijay Madanlal Chaudhary v/s Union of India, 2022: Money Laundering Laws and the Ideologies of Indian Society and Judiciary

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Differences Between Reinvestigation And Further Investigation

Reinvestigation: The act of reinvestigation entails a thorough review and reconsideration of a previously completed investigation, with the intention of uncovering additional evidence or witne...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Child Sexual Exploitation Socio-Legal Perspective

For children to develop into valued members of society, they must get proper nurturing during their early years. Children are particularly vulnerable to sexual assault and other forms of abuse ...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Right To Life Under Article 21 Of The Constitution

The sweep of the right to life conferred by Article 21 is expansive and far-reaching. It does not merely imply that life cannot be extinguished or taken away, as, for example, by the imposition and...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

The Intersection of Law and Morality: A Philosophical Journey

A law student could gain a more perspicacious understanding of law if he views the law from a

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Civil Law: Principles, Processes And Practice

The foundation of all legal systems across the world is referred to as civil law, and it is the body of legislation that is accountable for regulating the transactions that take place between i...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Gender Stereotypes: How They Shape Women's Experiences in Indian Society

In the rich tapestry of Indian society, gender stereotypes have long been woven into the fabric of everyday life, dictating roles and expectations for individuals based on their gender. While b...

Legal Service India 21 Apr 2024 6:34 pm

Technology offers ample opportunities, embrace it with caution: Justice Rajiv Shakdher

Technology offers ample opportunities, embrace it with caution: Justice Rajiv Shakdher Delhi High Court judge Justice Rajiv Shakdher has said technology needs to be dominated by human beings but should be embraced with caution. Speaking at the AI Conference organised by the Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF), the apex body of law firms in India, Justice Shakdher shared his perspective on artificial intelligence (AI) and the opportunities and challenges it poses. ''Technology needs to be dominated by human beings because if you don't do it, you would actually make something which is not in control of human beings,'' a statement quoted Justice Shakdher as saying. ''We should look at technology with caution and not give up on it,'' he added. Justice Prathiba M Singh of Delhi High Court, who delivered the keynote address, said laws need to change to cover the regulation of AI-related technologies, according to the release. ''If laws do not change, we might reach a point where laws become irrelevant. Because technology is on a marathon already. It is not going to stop,'' Justice Singh said.

devdiscourse 21 Apr 2024 6:31 pm

Jharkhand's people will give befitting reply to BJP over injustice to Hemant Soren: Tejashwi Yadav

Maintaining that parties of the INDIA bloc were united, Tejashwi Yadav said, The film of 400 seats has become a flop in the very first phase of Lok Sabha elections. Besides Yadav, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's wife Sunita and Hemant Soren's spouse Kalpana are expected to address the rally, in a mega show of strength for the opposition bloc.

The Economic Times 21 Apr 2024 2:13 pm

Karnataka: Police arrest Sadiq and Adil for justifying Nehas murder by Fayaz by calling it Justice for Love

Hubballi-Dharawad police arrested two men identified as Sadiq Imam Saab Tadakoda and Adil for justifying Fayaz stabbing Neha to death in Hubballi

OpIndia 21 Apr 2024 2:02 pm

Stop crime victims in England and Wales paying thousands for court transcripts, say MPs

People affected by serious sexual and violent offences can face large fees to obtain written records from their cases MPs from across the political spectrum have urged the government to remove a barrier to justice that sees crime victims in England and Wales forced to pay hundreds or thousands of pounds for transcripts of court proceedings. Under the current system, those affected by crime including the most serious sexual and violent offences can face steep fees if they want to obtain written records from cases they were involved in. Continue reading...

The Guardian 21 Apr 2024 1:30 pm

Brahmin Associaton Demand Justice for Priest Attacked in Kakinada

Kakinada: A video of an attack on a Brahmin priest while he was performing a wedding at Mulapeta village in U.Kothapalli mandal of Kakinada District has gone viral in social media. The incident has angered the Brahmin community, who have decided to launch an agitation against the incident. Though the incident occurred 10 days ago, it came to light on Sunday. When the priest was performing a wedding, some mischievous youth covered the priest's face with an empty carry bag. When the priest expressed his anger and went ahead with the ceremony, a few more youth threw turmeric and kumkum powder on him. After the incident, the priest kept mum. But today, some of the bridegrooms relatives posted the video on social media and it has gone viral. The Brahmin Association leaders across the state have condemned the incident and demanded that the government take action against the micreants. Endowment Commissioner, S.Satyanarayana has instructed the department officials to begin a probe into the incident and take action against the culprits. Meanwhile, the Pithapuram police has started an investigating the incident, acting on a complaint lodged by the priest Achalla Suryanarayana Murthy. Suryanarayana Murthy told Deccan Chronicle that the incident happened 10 days ago. The U.Kothapalli police has registered a case.

Deccan Chronicle 21 Apr 2024 12:35 pm

Justice Mandavli

Time is money for all professionals. In many countries, the concept of billable hours is well established. Thus, the amount you pay a professional is supposed to be commensurate with the time the professional spends on the work. This is true for the medical as well as the legal professions. In our country, except in the commercial capital and big metros, the concept of billable hours has not really taken off. Fixed fees or lump sum charges are still the [] The post Justice Mandavli first appeared on The Leaflet .

theleaflet 21 Apr 2024 11:41 am

Unprecedented wave of narco-violence stuns Argentina city, testing president's tough-on-crime agenda

Unprecedented wave of narco-violence stuns Argentina city, testing president's tough-on-crime agenda The order to kill came from inside a federal prison near Argentina's capital. Unwitting authorities patched a call from drug traffickers tied to one of the country's most notorious gangs to collaborators on the outside. Hiring a 15-year-old hit man, they sealed the fate of a young father they didn't even know. At a service station on March 9 in Rosario, the picturesque hometown of soccer star Lionel Messi, 25-year-old employee Bruno Bussanich was whistling to himself and checking the day's earnings just before he was shot three times from less than a foot away, surveillance footage shows. The assailant fled without taking a peso. It was the fourth gang-related fatal shooting in Rosario in almost as many days. Authorities called it an unprecedented rampage in Argentina, which had never witnessed the extremes of drug cartel violence afflicting some other Latin American countries. A handwritten letter was found near Bussanich's body, addressed to officials who want to curb the power drug kingpins wield from behind bars. We don't want to negotiate anything. We want our rights,'' it says. ''We will kill more innocent people. Shaken residents interviewed by The Associated Press across Rosario described a sense of dread taking hold. Every time I go to work, I say goodbye to my father as if it were the last time, said 21-year-old Celeste Nunez, who also works at a gas station. The string of killings offer an early test to the security agenda of populist President Javier Milei, who has tethered his political success to saving Argentina's tanking economy and eradicating narco-trafficking violence. Since taking office on December 10, the right-wing leader has promised to prosecute gang members as terrorists and change the law to allow the army into crime-ridden streets for the first time since Argentina's brutal military dictatorship ended in 1983. His law-and-order message has empowered the hardline governor of Santa Fe province, which includes Rosario, to clamp down on incarcerated criminal gangs that authorities say orchestrated 80 per cent of shootings last year. Under the orders of Governor Maximiliano Pullaro, police have ramped up prison raids, seized thousands of smuggled cellphones and restricted visits. We are facing a group of narco-terrorists desperate to maintain power and impunity, Milei said after Bussanich was killed, announcing the deployment of federal forces in Rosario. We will lock them up, isolate them, take back the streets. Milei won 56 per cent of the vote in Rosario, where residents praise his focus on a problem largely neglected by his predecessors. But some worry the government's combative approach traps them in the line of fire. Gangs started their deadly retaliations just hours after Pullaro's security minister shared photos showing Argentine prisoners crammed together on the floor, heads pressed against each other's bare backs a scene reminiscent of El Salvador President Nayib Bukele's harsh anti-gang crackdown. It's a war between the state and the drug traffickers, said Ezequiel, a 30-year-old employee at the gas station where Bussanich was killed. Ezequiel, who gave only his first name for fear of reprisals, said his mother has since begged him to quit. We're the ones paying the price. Even Milei's supporters have mixed feelings about the crackdown, including Germn Bussanich, the father of the slain gas station worker. They're putting on a show and we're facing the consequences,'' Bussanich told reporters. A leafy city 300 kilometres (180 miles) northwest of Buenos Aires, Rosario is where revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara was born, Messi first kicked a soccer ball and the Argentine flag was first raised in 1812. But it most recently won notoriety because its homicide numbers are five times the national average. Tucked into a bend in the Parana River, Rosario's port morphed into Argentina's drug trafficking hub as regional crackdowns pushed the narcotics trade south and criminals started squirreling away cocaine in shipping containers spirited down the river to markets abroad. Although Rosario never suffered the car bombs and police assassinations gripping Mexico, Colombia and most recently Ecuador, the splintering of street gangs has fuelled bloodshed. It's not close to the violence in Mexico because we still have the deterrence capacity of the government in Argentina, said Marcelo Bergman, a social scientist at the National University of Tres de Febrero in Argentina. But we need to keep an eye on Rosario because the major threats come not so much from big cartels but when these groups proliferate and diversify. Drug traffickers keep a tight grip over Rosario's poor neighbourhoods full of young men vulnerable to recruitment. One of them was Vctor Emanuel, a 17-year-old killed two years ago by rival gangsters in an area where street murals pay tribute to slain criminal leaders. No one was arrested. My neighbours know who's responsible, his mother, Gernima Bentez, told the AP, her eyes shiny with tears. I looked for help everywhere, I knocked on the doors of the judiciary, the government. No one answered. A fearful existence is all Bentez has ever known. But now, for the first time in Argentina, warring drug traffickers are banding together and terrorising parts of the city previously considered safe. Imprisoned gang leaders in Latin America have long run criminal enterprises remotely with the help of corrupt guards. But according to an indictment unveiled last week, incarcerated gang bosses in Argentina have been passing instructions on how to kill random civilians via family visits and video calls. Court documents say the bosses paid underage hit men up to $450 to target four of the recent victims in Argentina's third-largest city. The killing of Bussanich, two taxi drivers and a bus driver in less than a week in March, federal prosecutors say, shattered the peace of an entire society''. Street emptied. Schools closed. Bus drivers picketed. People were too terrified to leave their homes. This violence is on another level, 20-year-old Rodrigo Dominguez said from an intersection where a dangling banner demanded justice for another bus driver slain there weeks earlier. You can't go outside. Panic was still palpable in Rosario last week, as police swarmed the streets and normally bustling bars closed early for lack of customers. A diner managed by Messi's family, a draw for fans, reported quiet nights and less profit. Women in one neighbourhood said they carry 22-caliber pistols. Analia Manso, 37, said she was too scared to send her children to school. Pope Francis last month said he was praying for his countrymen in Rosario. Assaults and public threats continue. This month, a sign appeared on a highway overpass warning Argentine Security Minister Patricia Bullrich that gangs would extend their offensive to Buenos Aires if the government doesn't back down. Authorities have sought to reassure the public by sending hundreds of federal agents into Rosario. The AP spent a night with police last week as officers patrolled neighbourhoods logging suspicious activity and setting up checkpoints. Georgina Wilke, a 45-year-old Rosario officer in the explosives squad, said she welcomes federal intervention, including the military, to get crime under control. We've been hit very hard, Wilke said. Omar Pereira, the provincial secretary of public security, promised the efforts represent a shift from failed tactics of the past. There were always pacts, implicit or explicit, between the state and criminals, Pereira said, describing how authorities long looked the other way. What's the idea of this government? There is no pact.'' But experts are sceptical a tough-on-crime approach will stop drug traffickers from buying control over Argentina's police and prisons. Unless the government fixes its problems with corruption, the crackdown on prisons is unlikely to have any long-term effect, said Christopher Newton, an investigator at Colombia-based research organisation InSight Crime. For years, Rosario's 1.3 million residents have watched warily as presidents and their promises come and go while the violence endures. It's like a cancer that grows and grows, said Bentez from her home, its windows protected by wrought-iron bars. We, on the outside, live in prison, she said. Those inside have everything.

devdiscourse 21 Apr 2024 11:08 am

Young voters in Tamil Nadu list jobs, education & social justice as priority

CHENNAI: In electoral politics, young voters hold a distinct sway as they are considered to be the nations future. Aware of the demographics influence, political parties often attempt to project themselves as youth-centric in order to appeal to them. This Lok Sabha election, apart from conversing with young voters on polling day, TNIE recorded the responses of 120 youngsters aged between 18-25 (through controlled circulation of a questionnaire) to better understand the demographics priorities while exercising their franchise. While all the respondents were under 25 years old, 51.3% of them were first-time voters. The survey was taken ahead of the polls and over 80% of them expressed their intention to vote. A number of them said they will vote for the candidate contesting in their constituency, who includes issues such as job creation, social and economic justice on their priority list. Notably, a majority of young voters highlighted that they do not let religious sentiments influence their voting decisions, and instead go for a more issue-focused approach to politics. According to the survey results, 40% of the respondents said they prioritise candidates in their constituency, 32.8% said they will consider the candidates party affiliations and 26.9% of them said they would simply vote for the prime ministerial candidate. I feel that it is better to have governments that are at least in alliance with each other at the centre and state levels. However, it seems such a setting would be difficult given the current situation. So, I consider the merit of the candidates in our constituency and their past performances as well, said S Preethi, a first-time voter, at a polling booth in Sholinganallur on Friday. While young voters are said to be susceptible to numerous influences, including their social circles, TNIEs survey shows that mainstream media has the most impact on their decision-making process. About 48% respondents expressed that mainstream media, including television and newspapers, has played a major role in shaping their voting decisions. 31.9% pointed to social media platforms and 11.8% figured their parents and other family members to be major influences. Nearly three-fourths of the respondents stated job creation, combating corruption and national security to be significant factors that shape their voting decisions. A majority of 54.4% of respondents asserted that religious matters hold little importance when casting their votes, with 20.2% considering them to be somewhat important and 25.4% stating them to be a very significant factor. Survey respondents also took a progressive stance regarding social justice and the protection of rights of religious and other minorities, such as the LGBTQIA+ community; 64% of them asserted that such issues are of great importance. Moreover, a whopping 81.6% of all respondents stated that addressing economic inequality is also a crucial factor determining their vote. When TNIE spoke to voters on election day, a large number of them mentioned the importance of improving the quality of education. I followed a few campaigns recently that promised freebies, better quality of education, womens safety and social justice, among others. My pick from the lot will be education, as it is our primary weapon in tackling social inequalities. It is essential to upgrade our teaching methods and also the government school infrastructure, said Akansha Senthil (22) from Medavakkam, a BTech student who travelled from Bengaluru to south Chennai to cast their vote. Sneak peek The survey involved 120 participants aged between 18-25. 51.3% of them were first-time voters. It was carried out ahead of the election and over 80% of them expressed their intention to vote 64% of all respondents found matters of social justice and protection of rights of religious and other minorities to be of importance 81.6% of all respondents said that addressing economic inequality is also a crucial factor determining their vote

The New Indian Express 21 Apr 2024 8:16 am

Google fires 28 employees for anti-Israel sit-ins; Pichai says office not a place to debate politics

After firing 28 people for staging anti-Israel sit-ins, Google CEO Sundar Pichai issued a 1200-word memo for the companys staffers across the globe instructing them that the office is not a place to debate politics.

indicanews 21 Apr 2024 5:09 am

Thief kills partner in crime over tiff

The Times of India 21 Apr 2024 4:11 am

Our people bearing brunt of injustices: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday said the ongoing electoral battle transcends mere developmental issues and priority is safeguarding JKs core identity. In a series of roadshows across various hamlets of South Kashmirs Pahalgam,

Kashmir Reader 21 Apr 2024 2:06 am

India set for significant overhaul of criminal justice system: CJI

NEW DELHI: Chief Justice of India (CJI) D Y Chandrachud on Saturday expressed his appreciation for the enactment of the new criminal justice laws, describing it as a watershed moment for society. He emphasized the importance of India undergoing a significant overhaul of its criminal justice system. During a conference in New Delhi focused on []

Kashmir Reader 21 Apr 2024 2:06 am

Revere farmers who grow our food: Zohos Sridhar Vembu

Zoho CEO Sridhar Vembu, on Saturday, said that it is important to revere farmers and connect back with nature. In a post on X.com, Vembu said that people must respect farmers, as well as take care of soil and all its microorganisms.

indicanews 21 Apr 2024 12:32 am

Moonpreneur to host young innovators at MoonBattle Conference 2024

Moonpreneur, a Silicon Valley edtech company, will host a unique gathering of young innovators, industry leaders, investors, and educators, at the MoonBattle Conference 2024 on April 21, 2024, at ICC, Milpitas. This conference is set to explore the transformative impact of technology on education.

indicanews 21 Apr 2024 12:17 am

The infected blood scandal: victims of this cruel experiment deserve justice | Observer editorial

Fair redress is long overdue for the trauma inflicted on 30,000 people and their loved ones Children being subjected to lethal medical experiments sounds like the plot of a dystopian horror film. Yet that is exactly what happened in the UK in the 1970s and 80s. New documents seen last week by the BBC reveal the extent to which children with haemophilia and other blood clotting disorders were enrolled in clinical trials, often without their parents consent. Most of them were infected with HIV or hepatitis C as a result of being treated with blood products that doctors knew could kill them. At one boarding school for boys with haemophilia used by the doctors conducting these trials, Treloar College in Hampshire, 75 out of the 122 pupils who attended between 1974 and 1987 have died as a result of their HIV or hepatitis C infections. These children are just some of the victims of the infected blood scandal, the worst medical scandal in the history of the NHS. It is thought that around 30,000people were infected with HIV and/or hepatitisC, a virus that can cause liver cancer, through the course of their NHS treatment in the 1970s and80s. Some had blood disorders and were treated with clotting agents manufactured from pooled plasma from tens of thousands of donors, often bought from the US where the use of high-risk donors was known about and routine. Continue reading...

The Guardian 20 Apr 2024 11:11 pm

Pakistan journalist expresses concern over rise in street crimes in Karachi

Pakistan journalist expresses concern over rise in street crimes in Karachi Pakistani journalist Syed Zeeshan expressed concern on Saturday over the rising street crimes including killings, and noted that the situation in the city is getting worse day by day, urging that the police should restrategize to curb the situation. The incidents of mobile snatching and street crime are on a continuous rise but the killings of people during the dacoity incidents have also surged in the past few months. In the last three months, 40 to 50 people have lost their lives in such incidents in Karachi. This is alarming and it's important to control this situation. There is a need to change the strategy of the police to curb these incidents, the journalist said. Previously, there used to be incidents of mobile snatching but now dacoits are killing people. In one such case, a member of Karachi police was also killed. There is a serious need of community policing and improvement of police equipment. But, the residents of Karachi are not able to comprehend to whom they should reach out for help. More than 20 people have died in the cases of mobile snatching alone. Probably these incidents are a pre-planned act of crime, he added. On April 2, The Express Tribune reported that the port city of Pakistan, Karachi now faces a severe problem of increasing street crime. Recent incidents have resulted in the creation of a sense of lawlessness amongst the people. The incidents of street crimes in Karachi often get recorded on CCTV and go viral. The report also stated that this increase in street crime has now resulted in the loss of lives, claiming that 23 individuals have lost their lives in robbery-related incidents during January and February this year alone. Quoting the data of the Citizen Police Liaison Committee, an organisation that collects crime data in Karachi the same report stated that during January and February: a total of 106 fatalities occurred in the city, 11 cases of kidnapping for ransom were reported, a staggering 10,488 motorcycles and 441 cars were stolen, and approximately 4,000 incidents of mobile phone snatching were reported. Responding to the crisis at hand the Sindh administration has promised to recruit at least 12,000 new police personnel will be recruited for the port city's 108 police stations, which will double the strength of the city's police force, The Express Tribune stated quoting its sources. Furthermore, it must be noted that Karachi already has a police force of 48,000 personnel but only 12,000 officers are available for duty in the metropolis's police stations. The Express Tribune claimed to have reached out to Additional Inspector General Karachi, Khadim Hussain Rind to enquire about the details of the plan of recruitment of such heavy force but Rind remained unresponsive. However, police sources, under the condition of anonymity, informed The Express Tribune that the remaining personnel of the Karachi police have been deployed for protocol duties. The report further stated that Mere recruitment drives won't suffice; we need comprehensive improvements in the police system, emphasised Qazi Khizar, Vice Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, Sindh. Khizar further asserted the importance of modernising police weaponry, enhancing training programmes, and fostering a culture of accountability within police stations. Echoing similar sentiments, Tauseef Ahmad, a former professor and senior columnist, stressed the importance of addressing underlying factors contributing to street crime. The report also claimed that, the administration has previously allocated funds to increase and modernize the security status of the port city, but implementation remains a work in progress, with a projected timeline of two years for completion, for the first phase alone. (ANI)

devdiscourse 20 Apr 2024 10:08 pm

Corporate lawyers are now attending magistrate courts because of numerous ED raids: former Chief Justice

Delivering the second K. Sarvabhauman memorial lecture, Orissa High Court former Chief Justice S. Murlidhar said, corporate law firms now have specialized criminal proceedings cell

The Hindu 20 Apr 2024 9:15 pm

Palestines entry into UN is a move to rectify injustice: China

London: A prompt admission of Palestine into the United Nations is a move to rectify prolonged historical injustice, visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Saturday, April 20. Wang, also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, made the remarks at a press conference with his Get the latest updates in Hyderabad City News , Technology , Entertainment , Sports , Politics and Top Stories on WhatsApp & Telegram by subscribing to our channels. You can also download our app for Android and iOS .

The Siasat Daily 20 Apr 2024 9:02 pm

Malayalam crime drama Anchakkallakokkan now available on OTT

Malayalam cinema has been doing really well in recent times. Their films are the winners at the box office this year and also on OTT as well. One of many gems that have come from the Malayalam film is Anchakkallakokkan. This film has impressed the audiences to the fullest and its theatrical run has given good profits to the producers. Now, the film has finally made its release on the digital platform. A month after its initial release on the big screen, the film made its debut on Amazon Prime Video. The film has a huge and wider section of audience and fans. Anchakkallakokkan is streaming on OTT now and has already garnered good reviews from the audience. The film has Chemban Vinod Jose and Lukman Avaran in the lead roles. These actors have proved their acting mettle ages ago. Directed by Ullas Chemban, Anchakkallakokkan collected over Rs 2 crores at the box office. The film is all about a Western crime drama that happens around the intricate web of suspicion of murder on the day of local elections in 1986. Though there are many crime dramas from the Malayalam cinemas, this is one of the rare gems that were made in the industry.

Deccan Chronicle 20 Apr 2024 7:14 pm

CBI Team Probes Alleged Crimes Against Women and Land Grabbing in Sandeshkhali, West Bengal

Kolkata: A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team visited Sandeshkhali in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal on Saturday to investigate alleged crimes against women and cases of land grabbing. The team individually spoke with the alleged victims, documenting their allegations. The investigation comes after the Calcutta High Court ordered the CBI to probe allegations of crimes against women and land grabbing in Sandeshkhali. The High Court directed the central investigating agency to create a dedicated portal/email ID for lodging complaints to ensure confidentiality. In compliance with the High Court's order, the CBI established a dedicated email ID, sandeshkhali@cbi.gov.in, to receive complaints. Additionally, the agency received several complaints on its dedicated email ID. A 10-member CBI team visited Sandeshkhali, with one group visiting the houses of victims in the Sundarikhali area and documenting their allegations individually. Another group of the team visited Sandeshkhali Police Station and spoke with local policemen regarding the investigation. An official stated, We are in Sandeshkhali to speak to villagers in connection with crimes against women and land-grabbing. We are noting down their allegations. The High Court's order came in response to a batch of pleas, including a suo motu case initiated by the High Court based on media reports of alleged incidents of sexual assault and land grabbing in Sandeshkhali. Numerous women in Sandeshkhali alleged that they were sexually assaulted and their lands were grabbed by suspended Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Shahjahan Sheikh and his supporters. Sheikh, who was on the run for over 50 days, was arrested by the West Bengal Police amidst allegations of crimes against women and land grabbing. The High Court clarified that any agencyWest Bengal Police, CBI, and Enforcement Directorate (ED)had the authority to arrest him. Sheikh had been evading arrest after a mob attacked ED officials in Sandeshkhali on January 5 while they were conducting a search of Sheikhs premises in connection with an alleged ration distribution scam case in West Bengal. Bus Carrying Policemen Returning from Chhindwara Election Duty Overturns in Madhya Pradesh, 21 injured YS Sharmila Files Nomination from Kadapa Lok Sabha Seat BJP's Victory in Rajya Sabha Elections Challenged in Himachal Pradesh High Court

News Track 20 Apr 2024 6:11 pm

China's foreign minister says admitting Palestinian state to UN is move to rectify injustice

China's foreign minister says admitting Palestinian state to UN is move to rectify injustice China's foreign minister Wang Yi on Saturday said efforts to admit a Palestinian state into the United Nations were a move to rectify a prolonged injustice, state media Xinhua reported. He made the comments at a joint press conference with his Papua New Guinea counterpart during a visit to country. The United States on Thursday effectively stopped the UN from recognizing a Palestinian state by casting a veto in the Security Council to deny Palestinians full membership of the world body. A prompt admission of Palestine into the United Nations is a move to rectify a prolonged historical injustice, Xinhua quoted Wang as saying.

devdiscourse 20 Apr 2024 5:50 pm

Chhattisgarh High Court dismisses PIL seeking declaration of appointment order passed in favour of private respondent as illegal

The Chhattisgarh High Court dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking declaration that the impugned appointment order passed in favour of the Private Respondent (respondent No.4) by the respondent authorities is arbitrary, illegal and non est in the eyes of law, resultantly all the consequential service benefits rendered to the respondent No.4 is arbitrary and []

indialegallive 20 Apr 2024 5:32 pm

Allahabad High Court says accused cannot apply under Section 88 CrPC after rejection of anticipatory bail plea

The Allahabad High Court while rejecting an application observed that if the accused has been summoned for a non-bailable offence and his anticipatory bail application has been rejected by the High Court, he cannot apply flor utilization of Section 88 CrPC. A Single Bench of Justice Sanjay Kumar Singh passed this order while hearing an []

indialegallive 20 Apr 2024 5:28 pm

Uttarakhand High Court dismisses PIL seeking constitution of SIT to probe embezzlement by Village Pradhan

The Uttarakhand High Court dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed seeking a direction to constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT), with regard to the embezzlements done by respondent 11 during his tenure as Village Pradhan of Village Panchayat Kwili, Post Magron, Tehsil Devprayag, District Tehri Garhwal, with a further direction to the respondents not []

indialegallive 20 Apr 2024 5:12 pm

CJI Chandrachud says new criminal laws signify watershed moment for society

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Saturday said the country was set for a significant overhaul of its criminal justice system with the upcoming implementation of three new criminal laws. Speaking during the Conference on Indias Progressive Path in the Administration of Criminal Justice System, the CJI said that these laws signified a watershed []

indialegallive 20 Apr 2024 4:38 pm

90 percent of the Constituent Assembly, Modi and Ambedkar

Modis statement that 90 percent of Constituent Assembly members were Sanatanis and they supported B.R. Ambedkar in framing a great constitution offends Ambedkars legacy, writes S.N. Sahu. The post 90 percent of the Constituent Assembly, Modi and Ambedkar first appeared on The Leaflet .

theleaflet 20 Apr 2024 4:29 pm

New criminal justice laws signify watershed moment for our society, says Chief Justice of India Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud was speaking at a conference on Indias Progressive Path in the Administration of Criminal Justice System.

The Hindu 20 Apr 2024 3:35 pm

We went from naive, hippyish protesters to hardcore anarchists: the criminal justice bill protests, 30 years on

Its three decades since the governments attempt to ban raves radicalised an oddball coalition of dance fans, squatters and new age travellers. What became of the protesters who tried to kill the bill? When Harry Harrison first saw the white paper for the criminal justice and public order bill at the end of 1993, he couldnt believe what he was reading. Harrison was the 27-year-old co-founder of Nottinghams DiY sound system, so-called house music anarchists, who were known for throwing joyful free parties in fields and forests, quarries and squats. Now those gatherings could be criminalised and, for the first time, the music he played was being legally codified as sounds wholly or predominantly characterised by the emission of a succession of repetitive beats. It was almost like a surrealist prank, he says now. I said: Is this real? It was a crazy mixture of the sinister and the absurd. The 179-page bill was a hotchpotch of measures, from updating obscenity law and lowering the age of consent for gay men to restricting the right to silence when arrested and enabling the collection of DNA samples. Andrew Puddephatt, then director of the civil rights group Liberty, calls it a Christmas tree bill. You bung a lot of different issues into one big bill as a way of securing parliamentary time. At the time, Puddephatt described it as the most wide-ranging attack on human rights in the UK in recent years. Continue reading...

The Guardian 20 Apr 2024 3:30 pm

New criminal justice laws signify watershed moment for our society: CJI

Hailing the enactment of the new criminal justice laws as a watershed moment for society, Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud on Saturday said India is set for a significant overhaul of its criminal justice system. Speaking at a conference here on 'India's Progressive Path in the Administration of Criminal Justice System', he said the new laws would be successful if those, who are in charge of implementing them, adapt to them.

The Times of India 20 Apr 2024 2:37 pm

CBI team visits Sandeshkhali to probe alleged crimes against women, land-grabbing

The Calcutta High Court last week ordered a CBI investigation into allegations of crimes against women and land-grabbing in Sandeshkhali, which had witnessed protests over the issues. The court directed the CBI to investigate the allegations and submit a comprehensive report to it.

The Economic Times 20 Apr 2024 1:46 pm

India set for major overhaul of criminal justice system with new laws: CJI

New Delhi, Apr 20: Chief Justice of India (CJI) D Y Chandrachud on Saturday expressed his appreciation for the enactment of the new criminal justice laws, describing it as a watershed moment for society. He emphasized the importance of India undergoing a significant overhaul of its criminal justice system.During a conference in New Delhi focused [] The post India set for major overhaul of criminal justice system with new laws: CJI appeared first on Northlines .

The Northlines 20 Apr 2024 1:44 pm

Sandeshkhali row: CBI team visits to probe alleged crimes against women, land-grabbing

KOLKATA: A 10-member team of the CBI on Saturday visited Sandeshkhali in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district to probe alleged crimes against women and land-grabbing, an official said. One part of the team of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) visited the houses of the victims in the Sundarikhali area of Sandeshkhali and spoke to them individually, documenting their allegations, he said. Another part of the team visited Sandeshkhali Police Station and spoke with local policemen regarding the investigation. We are in Sandeshkhali to speak to villagers in connection with crimes against women and land-grabbing. We are noting down their allegations, the official told PTI. 'Even if 1% is true, it is absolutely shameful': HC raps Bengal govt on Sandeshkhali violence The Calcutta High Court last week ordered a CBI investigation into allegations of crimes against women and land-grabbing in Sandeshkhali, which had witnessed protests over the issues. The court directed the CBI to investigate the allegations and submit a comprehensive report to it. Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials were attacked on January 5 by a mob when they went to Sandeshkhali to search the premises of now-suspended Trinamool Congress leader Shajahan Sheikh in connection with alleged ration distribution scam case.

The New Indian Express 20 Apr 2024 1:25 pm

Allahabad High Court refuses to quash FIR lodged against man accused of making derogatory marks about Lord Shiva on social media

The Allahabad High Court refused to grant relief to Owais Khan, accused of making derogatory remarks about Lord Shiva on social media. A Single Bench of Justice Prashant Kumar passed this order while hearing an application under section 482 filed by Owais Khan. In this matter an FIR was lodged on 04.06.2022 under Sections 153-A, []

indialegallive 20 Apr 2024 1:07 pm

Madras High Court disposes of PIL seeking issuance of ID card to carpenter, blacksmith, sculptor, artisans under PM Viswakarma Yojna

The Madras High Court disposed of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed seeking direction to the respondents to take appropriate steps to recognize Carpenter, Blacksmith, Sculptor, Goldsmith and Artisans as Viswakarmas and to issue ID card and certificate under P.M.Viswakarma Yojana project scheme by following orders of the Government of India issued in 1993 by []

indialegallive 20 Apr 2024 12:59 pm

Supreme Court refuses to interfere with Gujarat HC order regarding APMC land auction

The Supreme Court refused to interfere with the Gujarat High Court order that directed the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC), Surat to auction the land allegedly misappropriated for the construction and running of a 5-star hotel. The Bench of Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and Justice JB Pardiwala passed the order on Friday on []

indialegallive 20 Apr 2024 12:49 pm

Can campaigns for free elections be run during elections? Supreme Court issues directions

A Bench of Justices B.R. Gavai and Sandeep Mehta passed an interim Order directing district magistrates across the country to decide on applications submitted for permission to hold yatras to educate voters about elections within three days of receipt. The post Can campaigns for free elections be run during elections? Supreme Court issues directions first appeared on The Leaflet .

theleaflet 20 Apr 2024 12:46 pm

India Set For Significant Overhaul Of Criminal Justice System With Newly Enacted Laws: CJI

The newly enacted laws to completely overhaul the country's criminal justice system will come into effect from July 1.

Bloomberg Quint 20 Apr 2024 12:11 pm