Judiciary’s tryst with the RTI act

The Supreme Court, which has called for transparency in all institutions, can’t cite judicial independence and refuse to answer RTI queries.

published on : 6th May 2019

'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.

published on : 25th April 2019

Disburse funds to states for development of lower judiciary: SC orders Centre

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.

published on : 24th April 2019

CJI Ranjan Gogoi faces harassment allegation

Refuting all charges, Gogoi says independence of judiciary under severe threat

published on : 21st April 2019

Democrats in US House demand release of full Mueller report amid impeachment call

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that the impeachment should happen on a methodical, step-by-step approach and with public support.

published on : 20th April 2019

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.

published on : 20th April 2019

Cases to be colour-coded to identify pendency in trial courts

Case files will now have different colours for quick identification at all the trial courts in the country.

published on : 10th February 2019

There are 20 judges per 10 lakh people in India: Government

The sanctioned strength of judges of high courts has increased from 906 judges in June 2014 to 1079 judges in December 2018.

published on : 6th February 2019

Revive the judiciary with stringent steps

 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. 

published on : 3rd December 2018

Revolution is way ahead to change India: SC advocate Colin Gonsalves

His statements were met with resounding cheer from the audience.

published on : 8th October 2018

Lawmakers rage as US court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces first vote

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

published on : 28th September 2018

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'.

published on : 4th August 2018

House Republicans grill FBI, Justice leaders on Russia probe

The hearing came amid Republican attacks on the Justice Department and allegations of FBI bias against Trump.

published on : 29th June 2018

Supreme Court 'very disturbed' by public statements on impeachment of judges

The Supreme Court today termed as very unfortunate the public statements, including those made by lawmakers, on impeachment of judges.

published on : 20th April 2018

Impeachment of CJI can't cure every problem in judiciary, says Supreme Court Justice Chelameswar

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.

published on : 7th April 2018
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