Supreme Court asks HCs to form anti-sexual harassment panels in all courts within 2 months

The Supreme Court today asked chief justices or acting chief justices of all high courts to set up anti-sexual harassment committees in courts across the country within two months in accordance with a 2013 law. It also requested Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal of the Delhi High Court to constitute the panel in the high […]

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Strengthen humans rights panels in states: Balakrishnan

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairperson Justice K.G. Balakrishnan Tuesday said the state governments should take steps to strengthen their human rights commissions to facilitate good governance. Speaking at a meeting of the State Human Rights Commissions here, Balakrishnan said they are for the help of the administration and the people of the country to […]

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Nanavati panel’s stand June 30 on summoning Modi

The suspense on the stand of the Nanavati-Mehta judicial inquiry commission, probing the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat, on summoning Chief Minister Narendra Modi for questioning will continue till June 30. The state government pleader Friday submitted a sealed cover to Gujarat High Court’s special bench of Chief Justice S.J.Mukhopadhyaya and Justice Akil Kureshi containing […]

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