Interviews

‘International law being driven by Asian countries’: Singapore Law Minister K Shanmugam | EXCLUSIVE

The traditional centers for commercial arbitration were London and the US, which were also the centers of business and economy. Now the top five commercial centers are in Asia. Moreover, the development of geopolitical ideas and international laws and conventions are also being driven by Asian economies, said Singapore Law Minister K Shanmugam in an exclusive interview with India Today.

Access to justice for poorest is judiciary's goal: Justice UU Lalit

Justice UU Lalit, who is set to succeed CJI NV Ramana, noted that public debates and criticism are vital to a healthy democracy.

Scrapping of the IP tribunal: The good, the bad and the ugly

India Today TV spoke to several members of the legal fraternity on the government’s decision to scrap five tribunals in the country including the Intellectual Property Appellate Board. Here's what they had to say:

Mukul Rohatgi: Supreme Court is no more a hegemony of a few handful of lawyers

In Part 1 of interview “Behind the Screens with Mukul Rohatgi”, India Today’s Nalini Sharma speaks to former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on how the pandemic has changed the way of working for the lawyers and the courts, the problems and the advantages of the current system and the way forward for the Supreme Court.

Everyone doesn’t have the guts they have shown: Former SC judge on students accused in Delhi riots case

Former Supreme Court judge Deepak Gupta applauded the three students accused in the Delhi riots case who were granted bail by the Delhi High Court on Tuesday.

Sometimes it’s only errors of judgment that history remembers: Mukul Rohatgi on Covid crisis

In a special interview with India Today TV, former attorney general Mukul Rohatgi shared his views on courts’ role during the Covid-19 pandemic, including the jolts given to the governments to act urgently and who should bear the blame for the mismanagement of the two waves.

NCB stretched case against Aryan Khan too far: Mukul Rohatgi | EXCLUSIVE

“Sensitizing law enforcement agencies will go a long way in decongesting prisons,” Mukul Rohatgi said.

Virtual hearings have both pros and cons, must continue after pandemic, says Abhishek Singhvi | Interview

As virtual hearings seem to have come to stay for the foreseeable future, India Today TV spoke to senior lawyer Abhishek Manu Singhvi about his experiences and opinion.

Govt can’t claim 'policy and privilege' when lives at stake: Sr advocate Geeta Luthra

Luthra says the interference of the courts in “policy matter” became necessary only because the Centre had not put the required medical infrastructure in place to fight the pandemic.

Virtual courts a 'stop gap arrangement', massive drop in number of cases heard: Ex-additional solicitor general

India Today TV spoke to senior advocate and former additional solicitor general Dr Pinky Anand about her views on the working of courts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

NDPS Act speaks of reform and leniency for drug users, say lawyers

The NDPS Act was amended to “restructure”, “rationalise” and provide stringent punishment for those involved in drug trafficking while providing leniency for the drug users and addicts.

6-week legal outreach campaign successful, received support from govts: Justice UU Lalit

Executive Chairperson of the National Legal Services Authority, Justice UU Lalit, spoke to India Today TV and said the six-week outreach programme, recently held by Nalsa, was successful.

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