India’s Jail Stats: 7 In 10 Undertrials, 1 In 3 Dalit/Adivasi

Bengaluru: Anil* (26) and Suresh* (36), both from scheduled caste (SC) or dalit communities, have be...

5 Deaths In Police/Judicial Custody Every Day Over 10 Years, But Few Convictions

Bengaluru: At least 17,146 people were reported to have died in judicial and police custody--nearly ...

Fewer Women In Kerala’s Police Force Affecting Capacity To Deliver Justice

Ernakulam: By the time Sub-Inspector (SI) Anitha* reached her desk in central Kerala’s Ernakulam d...

India’s Legal Aid System Needs More Female Paralegals, Monitoring

Indore and Lucknow: In a small town in Jhansi, around 300 km southwest of Uttar Pradesh’s capital ...

Death Penalty For Sexual Offences Up 53% In 2018, But Most Rape Cases Stuck At Trial

New Delhi: On February 1, 2020, India may witness its first death penalty in five years as the four ...

India Spends Only 0.08% Of GDP On Judiciary, Crippling Reforms

New Delhi: India's justice system has been affected by poor budgeting, the recently released India J...

‘Better Staff Morale, Prisoners’ Goodwill Were Key To Telangana’s Prison Reforms’

Hyderabad: Telangana prisons have seen a turnaround: their occupancy rate dropped from 88% in 2014, ...

9 States Will Take Decades To Have 33% Women Police As Recommended

Bengaluru: At the current rate, nine Indian states will take more than 50 years to increase the shar...

Leaky, Dingy, Tiny: Police Homes In India’s Financial Capital

Mumbai: For the last 24 years, police clerk Deepika Sawant* has been living in a 180-sq ft flat, bar...

‘Delhi Police India’s Best On Numbers, Infrastructure & Money Use, UP Police Worst’

New Delhi: The Delhi police are India’s best in terms of staffing, infrastructure and use of budge...