As per this press release dated 3rd Aug 2018 by DEPARTMENT RELATED PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES, LAW AND JUSTICE, feedback from general public is solicited towards “Strengthening the Justice Delivery Process”. Link to press release: http://18.104.22.168/committee_web/Press_ReleaseFile/18/104/194P_2018_8_10.pdf Full text of press release below: DEPARTMENT RELATED PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES, LAW AND JUSTICE The Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice headed by Shri Bhupender Yadav, M.P., Rajya Sabha, is presently examining the subject “Strengthening the Justice Delivery Process”. 2. In this process the Committee may inter-alia examine issues … [Read more...] about Feedback on Strengthening the Justice Delivery Process to Rajya Sabha Secretariat
Mumbai HC quashes domestic violence case as abuse of law
Recently Delhi HC had granted relief on PWDVA case which happened before the act came into force, based on Article 14 of constitution granting equality. We are thankful that there are some judges like this Mumbai HC judge who did not go 15 years back in quest to grant retrospective operation of laws. HC quashes '15-yr-old' domestic violence case MUMBAI: A 44-year-old woman who approached the court with a complaint under the Domestic Violence Act against her husband, a junior college lecturer, who had "deserted" her 15 years ago was shown the door by the Bombay high court. Justice A B Chaudhari quashed Amravati resident Shalini Kale's complaint against her estranged husband Kishore Kale (52) and ruled that she was not entitled to any benefits of the 2005 law enacted to protect woman … [Read more...] about Mumbai HC quashes domestic violence case as abuse of law
What is a crime cell (CAW) doing mediation for?
This is an example of extra-legal and extra-judicial matters that are being done in the name of protection of women. Crime against women cell have taken over the job of mediation between married couples?Batons to counsel, cops turn over a new leafWhat right does a Crime (Women) CAW cell has in doing mediation for married couples? Crime against women cannot be set right by mediation between private parties. If something is a crime, then proper FIR, and then criminal court procedures have to be followed. Else you admit that it was not a crime in the first place but a marital discord between married couple or family. Only criminals should be called to CAW and Criminals need no counselling.Otherwise it could only mean it is a corruption cum extortion cell to extort money by 'settling' … [Read more...] about What is a crime cell (CAW) doing mediation for?