Kids’ custody battles transcend boundaries, law is needed: CJI

 Intense custody battles in courts between estranged spouses transcending national boundaries cause children “immense mental stress”, necessitating a law on inter-country child custody cases, Chief Justice of India J S Khehar said today. “The only question is to give custody to which parent. It’s not simple. It’s a cultural question involving the ways of life, […]

Read More…

Absence of timely legal help to poor affects credibility: CJI

The credibility of the legal system and the rule of law have come under “severe strain” in the absence of timely help to poor and illiterate Indians, Chief Justice of India J S Khehar said today. The CJI made the observations while highlighting the importance of Para Legal Volunteers (PLV) who, according to him, enabled […]

Read More…

CJI criticises electoral politics, unfulfilled poll promises

Chief Justice of India J S Khehar today criticised the electoral politics in the country, saying poll promises are “routinely unfulfilled”, caste issues projected differently to get a majority and party manifestos do not have any linkage to socio-economic justice. The CJI said that electoral politics in India centres around “mobilisation and politicisation” of the […]

Read More…