Right to Private Property
Recently, the Supreme Court in its judgment held that a citizen’s right to own private property is a human right. Therefore, the statecannot take possession of private property without following the due procedure and authority of law.
All India Judicial Service (AIJS)
Recently a report by Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy was released namely 'A primer on the All India Judicial Service - A solution in search of a problem'. The report points out several issues in pitching AIJS as a solution to judicial vacancies.
The Government of Uttar Pradesh had decided to implement the 'Commissionerate system' of policing in two districts viz. Lucknow and Noida. Under this system, more responsibilities were under the jurisdiction of an IPS vis-à-vis an IAS in dual system.
Guidelines on Execution of Convicts
Ministry of Home Affairs has recently moved to the Supreme Court to frame guidelines to execute death penalty of condemned prisoners within seven days of rejection of their mercy petitions.