Occasional Digest of Law and Other Things

It is proposed to start an occasional digest of important news concerning law, court affairs, and public policy with necessary links – on issues which could interest us, but which we could not discuss in detail due to lack of time. Readers/Contributors are requested to suggest any significant missing links/news, by emailing me. They are also welcome to offer their comments/analysis by using these links. To make it to this list, it is necessary to link to the original document or decision. Here is my list for this week:

1. The Central Information Commission’s direction to make funding of political parties transparent.

2.Indian doctors’ legal victory in U.K.: The Bapio case judgment of House of Lords & The Hindu story by U.K.Correspondent.

3.Cabinet clearance for changes to Cr.P.C.(Amendment)Bill, 2006: 128th Report of the Parliament Standing Committee on Home Affairs on the Bill is here.

4.Split verdict of Supreme Court on communal riots: Judgments of justices S.B.Sinha and H.S.Bedi are here .

5.A committee set up by the Planning Commission recommends dialogue with Maoists to tackle Leftwing Extremism. The report of the committee is here.

6.Justice J.S.Verma’s interview to Times of India on Judicial Accountability

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