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The constitution bench of Supreme Court declared right to privacy as Fundamental right under constitution

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has declared right to privacy a fundamental right under the constitution on August 24, 2017. A nine-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar ruled that right to privacy is an intrinsic part of Right to Life and Personal Liberty under Article 21 and entire Part III ..

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B N Srikrishna committee constituted by Union Government to identify key data protection issues

The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has recently constituted a committee of experts under the chairmanship of a former Judge of Supreme Court Justice B N Srikrishna to study and identify key data protection issues and recommend methods for addressing them. The purpose to form the committee is to recognize the importance ..

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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 take about 300 years to clear the backlog. Key facts It is the Allahabad High ..

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Collegium System of Judicial Appointments in India

The constitution of India has established an integrated judicial system with Supreme Court at the top and High Courts for states. Under a high courts, there is a hierarchy of subordinate courts viz. district courts and other lower courts. This single system of courts, adopted from the government of India act of 1935, enforces both ..

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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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Justice Ranjan Gogoi was today sworn in as a Supreme Court judge

Justice Ranjan Gogoi was today sworn in as a Supreme Court judge, raising the strength of the SC to 27 against the approved strength of 31. On 2 April, 2012 Mr Justice Fakir Muhammad Ibrahim Kalifulla was elevated to the SC from Jammu and Kashmir High Court.

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