Physical to Virtual – Changing meaning of Justice in a global Pandemic

Indian judiciary’s struggle with disposing lakhs of cases stretching for years on end. With a backlog as high as India’s (crossing 30 million pan India), a worldwide pandemic that forced the courts to improvise with social distancing and video conferencing was bound to leave many litigants in a fix.

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Second wave leads to open cremations, environment in danger

Makeshift crematoriums increase demand for firewood causing air pollution. Bengaluru: Environmentalists believe that open cremation of a body releases a lot of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, greenhouse gases that cause air pollution. “The mass burning could have been avoided on such a large scale. Whenever wood is being burnt, it doesn’t go under complete combustion. […]

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Bannerghatta zoo’s ‘self sustaining’ tag at stake

Bengaluru’s Bannerghatta Biological Park is facing a cash crunch. The zoo cut down on its development projects.  Bengaluru: Bannerghatta zoo officials said they need at least Rs. 2 crores every month to run their operations. The zoo officials have written letters to several corporate companies to lend a hand through their CSR funds.  Footfall is […]

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