Justice: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Supreme Court directs states to set up Gram Nyayalayas

Published: February 4, 2020

On February 3, 2020, the Supreme Court of India directed the states to establish “Gram Nyayalayas” within four weeks’ time span. The apex court has directed the corresponding state high courts to expedite the process of consultation with the state governments. Highlights The Gram Nyayalayas act, 2008 was passed to provide establishment of Gram Nyayalayas ..

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Judges of the Supreme Court of India

Published: August 1, 2019

The Union Cabinet has approved the increase in the number of judges in the Supreme Court from 31 to 34. This comes at the time when the number of court cases in the country is rising and the time for litigation has increased significantly. It is expected that the increase in the number of judges ..

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Special Courts for POCSO Cases

Published: July 25, 2019

A bench headed by the Chief Justice of India has directed the government to set up a special court in all districts of the country where there are over 100 cases of child abuse/sexual assault pending for trail under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.? Why is it necessary? The Chief Justice ..

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2019 World Day for International Justice (WDIJ)

Published: July 18, 2019

The World Day for International Justice (WDIJ) is observed every year on July 17 to promote international criminal justice and as a way of supporting the work of the International Criminal Court (ICC) . The aim of this day is to unite everyone who wants to support justice as well as promote victims’ rights. It ..

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Update : Babri Masjid demolition case

Published: July 15, 2019

A session judge who is hearing the joint trial of the dual Babri Masjid demolition cases has asked for six more months to finish the case. This has prompted the Supreme Court to request the Uttar Pradesh to suggest a way to resolve this dilemma. What is happening? The Supreme Court had given a trial ..

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