India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Saturday September 6, 2014
The Union Law Ministry has written to the Chief Justices of all high courts, asking them to expedite cases against sitting MLAs and MPs. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, too, is expected to write to chief ministers on the issue.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 30, 2014
All 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh will soon have fast track courts for crimes against women, an officials said on today.
India | A Vaidyanathan | Friday August 1, 2014
Chief Justice of India (CJI) RM Lodha today expressed concern over the direction taken by the criminal justice system in the country and asked the central government to create additional fast track courts so that pending trials could be carried out f...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 3, 2014
Pledging to work for special category status for Odisha, BJP today promised interest-free loan for students, empowerment of women, setting up of fast track courts to hear cases of crimes against women, allowances for jobless youths and a host of othe...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday October 25, 2013
The Andhra Pradesh government will set up fast track courts to try cases of rape.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 10, 2013
Karnataka government would set up ten fast-track courts to exclusively try crimes against women, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T B Jayachandra said today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday August 9, 2013
The Tripura government plans to set up all-women police stations in every district, open fast track courts and take up an awareness campaign to curb atrocities against women, official sources said today.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 15, 2013
The central government has sought from all states the number of Muslim youths involved in terror cases lodged in jails, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said on Wednesday while favouring fast track courts to deal with such cases.
India | NDTV.com | Monday January 7, 2013
After the national outpouring of sorrow and anger over the gang-rape and death of a young medical student in Delhi, the Chief Justice of India has written a strong letter asking for fast-track courts for crimes against women. Here is the full letter...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 5, 2013
The Maharashtra government will earmark 25 out of 100 fast-track courts across the state exclusively to deal with women-related cases, Home Minister R.R. Patil announced in Mumbai on Friday.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 3, 2013
The Supreme Court would on Friday hear matters related to setting up of fast track courts for speedy trial in rape cases and effective implementation of existing laws for safety of women.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday December 28, 2012
Five special fast-track courts to deal with cases of sexual assault on women will be set up in the city by January 3, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said on Friday.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Monday December 24, 2012
On Monday, the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court said all cases related to sexual assaults on women in the city would be handled by fast track courts; a notification for five such courts would be made as soon as courts re-open after the winter br...
Wednesday December 19, 2012
A rising tide of outrage over the brutal gang-rape of a young paramedical student today led to announcement of a raft of measures including increased police patrolling and five fast track courts to deal with such cases and the Delhi High Court to ste...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 18, 2012
Amid widespread outrage over the barbaric gangrape of a girl inside a moving bus, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday urged the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court to immediately make functional five special fast track courts to try cases of assau...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday May 11, 2012
Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court Arun Mishra has given an in-principle nod to set up a fast track court for expediting trial in cases of female foeticide.Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot met the Chief Justice over the matter on Wednesday night, o...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 1, 2010
Seven persons have been sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for two years by fast track courts in Orissa for their involvement in the communal riots in Kandhamal district in 2008.