World Justice Project’s Rule of Law Index released

The World Justice Project (WJP) is an independent, multidisciplinary organization working to advance the rule of law worldwide. It started measuring countries’ performance since 2016. The World Justice Project (WJP)  released the 2017-2018 WJP Rule of Law Index® on 31… Continue Reading

Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2017 to be considered during Budget Session

Ministry of Women and Child Development formulated a draft Bill on “Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill ”. It invited comments from the public in 2016. A group of ministers constituted to examine the Draft Trafficking of Persons (Prevention,… Continue Reading

Need for stronger DNA casework stressed at 24th All India Forensic Science Conference

Experts from forensics, law enforcement, victim advocacy, and policy & legislation deliberated upon greater investment in the implementation of DNA casework in India during 24th All India Forensic Science Conference in Ahmedabad. It was noted that India has not fully embraced… Continue Reading

PIL on Patent Working Requirement: Timeline and Updates

This post presents recent updates and a timeline of events on Prof. Basheer’s PIL relating to the patent working requirement. Brief Background The writ petition brought into light the issue pertaining to non-compliance of the patent working requirement (known as the… Continue Reading

Reporting Portal & Cyber Crime Laboratory for Cyber Crimes against Women to be established soon

Shri Rajnath Singh ,Union Home Minister inaugurated the 24th All-India Forensic Science Conference in Ahmedabad on 10 February,2018. He called upon the Universities to come up with the uniform syllabus on forensics and work towards quality education. He stressed the… Continue Reading