National Judicial Commission Bill, 2022 was introduced in the Rajya Sabha recently. What is National Judicial Commission Bill? The National Judicial Commission Bill is a private member Bill that proposes major reforms in the Indian Judiciary. Its key features include: ..
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The Sindh High Court of Pakistan commuted the death sentence of Omar Sheikh, a British born militant, known for his role in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl. About the Incident American journalist Daniel Pearl was kidnapped from Karachi, ..
The Press Council of India is a statutory body responsible for adjudicating the press in India. It was formed in 1966 by an act of parliament. What is the Press Council of India? The Press Council of India is a ..
Sting operation can be defined as a deceptive operation designed to catch a person committing a crime. It involves orchestrating an operation against an individual or a group committing illegal acts, gang activities or takedown of an entire multi-national criminal ..
The Supreme Court has reiterated that Chief Justice of India (CJI) is first among equals and has exclusive prerogative to allocate cases and constitute benches. The ruling was given by SC bench led by the CJI Dipak Misra dismissing PIL ..
The Lok Sabha passed High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2017 to hike the salaries of judges of the Supreme Court (SC) and High Courts (HCs). The Bill seeks to amend HC Judges ..