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India with the enormous amount of animal abuse incidents have reflected on brutality, the lack of compassion and the absence of adequate legal provisions to reach and remedy the crime. The present animal protection laws highlight lack of proportionality between the offence and the punishment. This article attempts to inflict light on rising cases of animal cruelty and the casual attitude of the legislature and the society towards the same.
The Difference in Undermining the Institution VS Criticizing the Institution (In Context of Contempt of Court)
Niti Manthan's Research Team studying Media, Democracy & Technology under Phase II of it's Summer School 2020 participated in a group discussion on the topics - The Difference in Undermining the Institution VS Criticizing the Institution (In Context of Contempt of Court). These are excerpts from the e-discussion.
Overview: COVID 19 and the Indian Court Houses: Challenges to the Indian Judiciary System during Pandemic
With an already skewed ratio of 19 judges to ten lakh people in India, the COVID pandemic further endangers the right to access to justice of the people. Article 21 of the Indian Constitution guarantees ‘every man’ the right to life, which encompasses the right to accessible justice. Will the Indian Judiciary be able to stand the test of the time? While the Bar Council of India has already made a representation to the Supreme Court of India requesting to resume the physical access to courts, India has much to learn from the online mode of justice delivery.
The word “police” is derived from the Greek word, “Politeia” and its Latin equivalent is “politia”. The Latin “politia” connotes the word “State” or “Administration”. In this sense, the term “police” means a civil servant body working for the welfare of the common people in a manner to preserve the order, prevention, and detection of crimes and enforce the law. A state, when it feels necessary that some portions of natural justice at the beginning of Human Civilization, human beings fought with each other for food, shelter, and existence. Administration of Justice is one of the firmest pillar of the Government and the state. The law and order in the state are maintained through the administration of Justice. The citizens were made to realize the existence as well as the importance of the state. The state itself defines the rights and duties of the citizens. It protects rights and enforces the duties. Administration of Justice implies the essential function of the state of maintaining rights and redressing wrongs. The former is through the administration of civil justice while the latter through the administration of criminal justice. Besides the offenses provided in the Penal Code of various countries, several new offenses have emerged in the efflux of change. Organized crimes like Terrorism, White Collar Crimes, Cyber Crimes, Land Grabbing are relatively a new phenomenon of modern societies and are getting multiplied at an alarming rate.