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Mamata defends her remarks on judiciary (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) Facing criticism, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday defended her remarks on corruption in judiciary and said she was talking about reforms."My speech in ... Read more...

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Taj city frets in dark despite privatisation


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 23 (IANS) This Taj city turns dark for several hours daily despite privatisation of power distribution last year and a clear Supreme Court directive to ensure "uninterrupted power ... Read more...

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Will miss Delhi High Court: Chief Justice Dipak Misra


October 5th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) "I would like to be a judge of Delhi High Court again," said Delhi High Court's Chief Justice Dipak Misra Wednesday at a farewell function ... Read more...

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Himachal to have ‘holiday courts’ for employees


July 1st, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday announced setting up of 'holiday courts' by this year-end to help litigants employed either in government or semi-government offices to ... Read more...

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‘Legally literate’ Chandigarh students to help needy


May 25th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Thanks to a novel initiative, legal nitty-gritty will be taught to students in government schools and colleges in Chandigarh so that they can help the poor ... Read more...

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Need to spread awareness on lok adalats: Chief Justice Misra


October 18th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Chief Justice of Delhi High Court Dipak Misra Monday said it is the responsibility of media to create awareness about the lok adalats among the general public ... Read more...

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Government seeks details on pending cases in high courts


September 13th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 13 (IANS) To know the backlog of central government litigations in various high courts of the country, New Delhi has shot off communications to its counsel to furnish details. A letter ... Read more...

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Govt. working towards ensuring speedy justice to common man: Moily


August 12th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.12 (ANI): The Government said on Thursday that to provide speedy justice to common man, it has prepared a 'vision plan' which is intended to make the period of pendency ... Read more...

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Aberrations in judiciary reflection of society: Moily


July 25th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) The few aberrations in an otherwise highly efficient judiciary are only a reflection of society and these have to be removed, union Minister of Law and Justice M. ... Read more...

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President calls for affordable justice for India’s poor


April 17th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 17 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday called for affordable and accessible justice for India's poor and said a large number of pending cases at various levels of the judiciary ... Read more...

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Strengthen Lok Adalats: Minister


March 13th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), March 13 (IANS) The government Saturday said that alternate dispute redressal mechanisms like Lok Adalats should be strengthened to prevent the piling up of cases in courts. "Strengthening our judicial system ... Read more...

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Mobile legal services vans launched in Orissa


October 31st, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 31 (IANS) Orissa Saturday launched a programme to bring legal services and awareness to rural areas of the state with Chief Justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan flagging off a "legal ... Read more...

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Over a million cases pending in Delhi courts: official data


June 21st, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) There are more than 1,200,000 cases pending in the five district courts of the capital which are fighting hard to clear the backlog. According to the latest ... Read more...

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Criminal cases to be taken up in Lok Adalat


March 19th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Lok Adalats (people's court) in the national capital will now also take up criminal cases that are compoundable and which are in the initial stages of investigation. ... Read more...

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12-year-old matrimonial dispute settled in just 30 minutes!


March 15th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Kanu Sarda New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) For Zeenat Sheikh (name changed), the legal battle she was fighting against her husband for 12 years seemed to drag on and on. But Sunday ... Read more...

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Kiran Bedi proposes community informal courts


March 12th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Police officer-turned-TV anchor Kiran Bedi Thursday proposed informal courts for communities like Residents Welfare Associations (RWA) to resolve small issues amicably without being dragged to higher courts. "Whether ... Read more...

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Second wife also has right to maintenance: peoples’ court


March 1st, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) In a significant order, a Lok Adalat (peoples' court) here dealing with matrimonial cases Sunday ruled that even a second wife has the right to maintenance for ... Read more...

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Over 12,000 bad cheques cases settled in one day


February 8th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Delhi Legal Service Authority's (DLSA) initiative to dispose of nearly 100,000 cases of bad cheques and loan-related disputes received a mixed response from the litigants. ... Read more...

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Over 319,500 cases settled in Haryana, Punjab public courts


December 22nd, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 22 (IANS) More than 319,500 cases in the pre-litigative stage were settled during the two-day mega public courts (Lok Adalats) in Haryana, officials of the Haryana State Legal Services ... Read more...

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Thousands of cases disposed off in fast track courts


December 20th, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Gurgaon, Dec 20 (IANS) On the first day of the two-day mega Lok Adalat (public courts) event 'Samadhan-2008' Saturday, thousands of cases were disposed off across Punjab, Haryana and the union territory ... Read more...

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Two day campaign in Punjab, Haryana to clear pending court cases


December 19th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 19 (IANS) In this season of festivities, the Punjab and Haryana High Court here is holding a mega event of its own. With over one million cases pending in courts ... Read more...

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Dishonoured cheque cases plague Delhi courts


December 9th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) A staggering 500,000 cases of dishonoured cheques - many for amounts less than Rs.1,000 - are cluttering the five courts in the national capital, forcing judges to ... Read more...

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Justice to go mobile in Karnataka


November 20th, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 20 (IANS) Karnataka is all set to take justice and legal literacy to the doorsteps of its people across the state, particularly to the poor as they cannot pay for ... Read more...

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Law Minister calls for strong consumer movement


August 16th, 2008 - 11:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , August 16 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister H.R. Bhardwaj on Saturday called for a strong consumer movement in the country.Inaugurating the conference of Presidents of State ... Read more...

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Haryana wants to settle 25,000 land deal cases


May 28th, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, May 28 (IANS) The Haryana government has asked the state's advocate general to find a mechanism to settle over 25,000 lawsuits pertaining to land acquisitions which are now pending before various ... Read more...

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Need to give prison reforms more importance: Patil


April 25th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): Union Minister of Home Affairs Shivraj Patil on Friday called for giving due importance to prison reforms and correctional administration, and assured the State Governments of ... Read more...

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Settle pending traffic fines at Lok Adalat Sunday


April 21st, 2008 - 11:30 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Happy with the response at two previous Lok Adalats in the capital, Delhi Police is organising another one Sunday when people can just walk in and pay ... Read more...

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