The Supreme Court, which has called for transparency in all institutions, can’t cite judicial independence and refuse to answer RTI queries.
'Rich and powerful cannot run judiciary': Supreme Court on conspiracy claims against CJI Ranjan Gogoi
The apex court will pass orders at 2 PM on the future course of action on a lawyer's claim of conspiracy against the CJI, who is facing sexual harassment allegations by an ex SC staffer.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre to disburse funds allocated to several state governments to develop infrastructure and fill up vacancies in the subordinate judiciary.
Refuting all charges, Gogoi says independence of judiciary under severe threat
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that the impeachment should happen on a methodical, step-by-step approach and with public support.
Independence of judiciary under threat, says CJI Ranjan Gogoi after woman accuses him of sexual harassment
There was a larger conspiracy to destabilise the judiciary which has remained independent, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said.
Case files will now have different colours for quick identification at all the trial courts in the country.
The sanctioned strength of judges of high courts has increased from 906 judges in June 2014 to 1079 judges in December 2018.
Democracy survived in India, despite going through the periods of emergency and internal conflicts. Being said that, corruption, fraud and crimes reign all walks of life.
His statements were met with resounding cheer from the audience.
The panel was set to vote at 1:30 pm (1730 GMT) along party lines, with a narrow victory for President Donald Trump's pick virtually ensured after key Republican Jeff Flake said he would back the judg
Justice KM Joseph appointed as Supreme Court judge after months of tussle between Judiciary and Executive
Justice KM Joseph's name was recommended by the Supreme Court Collegium on January 10 this year, but the Centre returned the file for Joseph's elevation, citing his 'lack of seniority'.
The hearing came amid Republican attacks on the Justice Department and allegations of FBI bias against Trump.
The Supreme Court today termed as very unfortunate the public statements, including those made by lawmakers, on impeachment of judges.
He pointed out that along with Justice Gogoi, he had written in the judgement of Justice C S Karnan that apart from impeachment there must be mechanisms to put the system in order.