“There is no justification as to why revised minimum wages have been implemented from 14-11-2023 and not from the date when the minimum wages have been increased and implemented in Delhi.”
“By ensuring that convicts, undertrials, and their dependents are aware of and can access benefits designed for their welfare will be crucial in rehabilitation and social reintegration.”
“The next and kin of the deceased prisoner will be entitled to a sum of Rs.15 lakh if the victim was below 30 years of age; a sum of Rs.12 lakh if the victim was below the age of 45 years but above the age of 30 years and, a sum of Rs.10 lakh if the victim was above 45 years of age, as on the date of death”.
by Harshita Gupta†
In matters of policy, the Courts do not substitute their own conclusion with the one arrived at by the Government merely because another view is possible.
“Although furlough can be claimed without a reason, the prisoner does not have an absolute legal right to claim furlough.”
Supreme Court: A Division Bench of Hemant Gupta and A.S. Bopanna, JJ. disposed of a criminal appeal holding, inter alia, that if
Gauhati High Court: The Division Bench of Sudhanshu Dhulia, CJ. and Achintya Malla Bujor Barua, J., took up a PIL in relation
Bombay High Court: The Division Bench of Dipankar Datta, CJ., and G. S. Kulkarni, J. had addressed a suo motu case on
India has more than four lakh prison inmates. Some of the prisons in India are overburdened and are housing inmates beyond optimal capacity.
The National Human Rights Commission issues notices to the Chief Secretary and the Inspector General of Prisons, Madhya Pradesh after taking suo
by Abhishek Goyal*
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Functioning of courts Supreme Court issues guidelines on functioning of courts through video conferencing Release of prisoners Ensure that prisoners released on
Supreme Court: After the Court had, on March 23, 2020, directed each State/Union Territory to constitute a High Powered Committee to determine which
Supreme Court: A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices L Nageswara Rao has refused to pass any blanket order
Supreme Court: The bench of SA Bobde, CJ and L. Nageswara Rao, J has asked the Union of India to ensure that
“Having regard to the provisions of Article 21 of the Constitution of India, it has become imperative to ensure that the spread
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