Page-5 of Supreme Court of India Current Affairs, GK & News

Why Justice is delayed?

Indian Judicial System is haunted with delays. The Ease of Doing Business Report of the World Bank for 2018 and 2019 shows that the time taken to decide a case has remained static at 1,445 days. These inordinate delays are hampering socio-economic development of the country. Forward and Backward Effects of Judicial Delay The government ..

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Strengthening the Indian Judiciary and Fast Track Courts

The Ministry for Women and Child Development has proposed to set up 1,023 fast-track courts to clear the cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Few weeks before even the Supreme Court had issued directions, stating that districts with more than 100 cases pending under the POCSO Act need to set ..

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Supreme Court rules that a judicial magistrate power to direct accused to give voice samples

In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has recently held that a judicial magistrate can order an accused to give his voice samples even against his consent in the course of a criminal investigation. This judgment was rendered by a Bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and comprising Justices Deepak Gupta and ..

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Judges of the Supreme Court of India

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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President approves Increasing Strength of Supreme Court Judges

President Ramnath Kovind has approved the Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill, 2019 which seeks to increase the number of judges in the top court from the present 31 to 34 (including chief justice). Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Act The Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill, 2019 amends the Supreme Court (Number ..

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