Centre plans to set up more commercial courts

Context: Days after India jumped 30 positions in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business ranking, Law Ministry officials said the Union government proposed to establish commercial courts in districts to further improve the parameters. Why such Move? Legal remedy to commercial disputes and enforcement of business contracts are parameters Read More …

What is the stimulus to public sector banks all about?

What is it? The government has announced a capital infusion in public sector banks amounting to ₹2.11 lakh crore over financial years 2017-18 and 2018-19 through the issue of recapitalisation bonds, enabling the banks to tap the market, and through budgetary support. Of this sum, ₹1.35 lakh crore will come through recap Read More …

Acting against torture

Context: “Torture is a wound in the soul so painful that sometimes you can almost touch it, but it is also such intangible that there is no way to heal it”. The Supreme Court reproduced the words of Adriana P. Bartow in itsD.K. Basu judgment to explain the negative effect of Read More …