judiciary

November 13, 2015

Right to Privacy as Fundamental Right

Right to privacy was earlier recognized as “implicit" in the right to life and liberty - guaranteed by Article 21 of the constitution. However, implicit rights have been subject to judicial scrutiny time and again. As per current judicial pronouncements,…

October 20, 2015

Problem of Pending Court Cases in India

Indian judicial system is reeling under a back-breaking load of 3 Crore pending cases in various levels of the courts across the country. Urgent steps need to be taken to address the situation and at the current pace it will…

July 8, 2015

Supreme Court verdict on unwed mothers

The Supreme Court on 6th July 2015 passed a landmark judgement that allows an unwed mother to be the sole legal guardian of her child without the consent of the father. This judgement has broken a long edifice of patriarchal…

March 29, 2015

Key Hindrances to Good Governance

Good governance means an accountable and audited public service which has the bureaucratic competence to implement appropriate public policies and an independent judicial system to uphold the law. Despite the continuing efforts to enhance the quality of governance in the…

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Importance of Ethical Values in Good Governance

The concept of "governance" is the process of decision-making and the process by which decisions are implemented (or not implemented). Good governance is characterised by 8 major values. It is participatory, consensus oriented, accountable, transparent, responsive, effective and efficient, equitable and…