E-courts In India Current Affairs, GK & News

E-Courts in India

E-Courts is a new concept where from filing of a petition till its disposal, use of paper is restricted to bare minimum. In a full fledged e-court, the lawyers would not need to carry bulky files but would come to court with laptops, pen drives and would be able to file the petitions in PDF. ..

Justice Department launches “Enforcing Contracts Portal”

Department of Justice has launched an “Enforcing Contracts Portal” on June 29, 2021. Enforcing Contracts Portal Justice department launched this portal with the aim of promoting ease of doing business and improving ‘Contract Enforcement Regime’ across India. Portal will also provide easy access to latest information regarding the commercial cases in Dedicated Commercial Courts of ..

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Draft Rules for Live-Streaming of Court Proceedings

Supreme Courts’ e-committee released Draft Model Rules for Live-Streaming and Recording of Court Proceedings. Aim of this move Draft Model rules were released with the aim of bringing greater transparency, inclusivity and access to justice. What are those rules? Draft rules excludes- matrimonial matters & transfer petitions arising thereunder, cases concerning sexual offences & proceedings ..

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What is E-Courts Project?

The E-Courts Project is being implemented since 2007 as a part of the National E-Governance Plan. The project is based on the National Policy and Action Plan for Implementation of Information and Communication Technology in Judiciary. The main objective of the project is to leverage ICT to provide designated services to lawyers, litigants and judiciary. ..

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Virtual Courts in India Should Stay: Panel

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice recommended to continue the virtual courts for some specific categories of cases even after the COVID-19 pandemic is over. The panel underlined that ‘Digital Justice’ is cheap, fast and citizen friendly. It increases the accessibility. It also addresses locational and economic challenges that public ..

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Mission Mode Project (MMP): By 2014, Govt plans Pan-India roll out of e-Courts

With an aim to deliver speedy justice and cut the backlog of pending cases, the Government has decided to have pan-India roll out of e-Courts by 2014 What is e-courts Mission Mode Project? Under the e-Courts Mission Mode Project (MMP), the Govt of India plans to implement ICT in Indian Judiciary in 3 phases over ..

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