constitution day

Excessive litigation cost major hurdle in justice delivery: President

President Droupadi Murmu has put the spotlight on the excessive cost of litigation as a major impediment to the delivery of justice in India, stating that thousands of people from downtrodden communities linger in jails. Speaking at an event to mark Constitution Day, the President urged the executive, judiciary and legislature to evolve an effective […]

CJI Chandrachud bats for more women, tribals in judiciary

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice DY Chandrachud, considered a liberal judge of his times, on Friday made a pitch for representation of the marginalised sections in the judiciary. Speaking at an event to mark Constitution Day, Justice Chandrachud said the seeds of liberal democratic values were first sown by the indigenous people of India. […]