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'Rule of maximum 3 adjournments not being followed in over 50% of cases'

The task force was set up by the government to suggest changes in judicial procedures for faster disposal of commercial disputes and to improve the country's ranking in the World Bank index of ease of doing business.

Now,road accident witnesses can depose via audio-visual link

The resolution further states that due to this reason,several people do not help accident victims or come forward as witnesses.


Brutality can't be sole criteria for terming case as 'rarest of rare',awarding death: SC

The SC cautioned courts to act with utmost responsibility when awarding death penalty.

Pune seeks additional space for courts to clear pendency of cases

To clear pendency of cases in courts,Pune district has sought additional space for courts

5 million criminals convicted in China in five years: Report

The courts have been cautious on delivering the death penalty to the criminals and the Supreme Court strictly reviewed these sentences

‘Acquitted’... yet behind bars for over 2 months

On April 8 this year,Ravi Kumar was sent back to Model Jail,Burail,after a Sessions Court “dismissed” his appeal challenging the one-and-half-year imprisonment awarded to him by a lower Court in 2009.


MAT on SEZ can end up in court: ComMin

Opposing the levy of MAT on SEZ,Commerce Ministry said the tax could be challenged.

Close down dyeing units polluting Noyyal: HC to Tamil Nadu

Taking strong exception to the continuing discharge of effluents that have poisoned Noyyal river.

Panel gives clean chit to Sangh,govt

A Commission set up to probe a series of attacks in September 2008 on churches in Karnataka,mainly in Mangalore,has exonerated the Sangh Parivar,the ruling BJP,police and politicians of involvement.

Columnist sentenced to six months’ imprisonment for casteist article

The special Prevention of Atrocities Act court on Thursday convicted a Mumbai-based columnist for making casteist comments in an editorial article written for a Mumbai tabloid in 2006.