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Surveillance to be enhanced in NIA courts, Kerala ATS gets dedicated court

The office of PWD executive engineer, Electronic Division, carried out an estimate for the installation of security equipment in the court complex.

published on : 29th November 2021

Cops on court duty unarmed, security remains issue

A naib court is a policeman who acts as a liaison between local police station, jail authorities, and the court having the jurisdiction of a particular area. 

published on : 28th November 2021

Consumer commission vacancies:SC warns of imposing exemplary costs on state govts for non-compliance

SC was hearing a suo motu case on inaction of the governments in appointing president and members/staff of Districts and State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission across the country.

published on : 11th November 2021

Odisha's maiden model virtual courts inaugurated at Nayagarh, Angul

An e-custody certificate system for enabling convenient access to the antecedents of prisons and automated e-mail services for faster case information sharing with government officials was launched.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Staff crunch, lack of training also contribute to high pendency of POCSO cases in Tamil Nadu

According to data from an RTI reply to Krishnagiri activist S Prabakar, the percentage of pending POCSO cases in relation to reported cases in the State was 98 per cent in 2015. 

published on : 11th October 2021

Centre okays transfer of 5 existing and 8 new Chief Justices 

The names were cleared by a collegium led by Chief Justice of India N V Ramana.

published on : 10th October 2021

AAP government sanctions Rs 79.48 crore for hybrid hearing in trial courts 

During the hearing, the bench observed, “The bird view is that if at all the third wave of the pandemic comes, people will not be required to go to courts and the hybrid system will be put in place.”

published on : 6th October 2021

Ernakulam district to get two more family courts

These are among the seven new such courts approved by the home dept in the state

published on : 1st October 2021

'Covid management patch' developed for lower courts to check overcrowding

The patch allows judicial officers to retain urgent cases and adjourn the not-urgent cases on cause list to prevent overcrowding of court rooms.

published on : 26th September 2021

Post Rohini shootout, plea in Delhi High Court to ensure safety at district courts

The petitioner said it has become unsafe for her and thousands of fellow lawyers to visit Delhi courts as they have become an ‘easy terrain’ for gangsters to settles scores.

published on : 26th September 2021

Telangana trial courts finally dispose of 122 cases pending for over 10 years

The District and Sessions Courts, dealing with grave offences such as murder and rape, disposed of 531 cases.

published on : 16th September 2021

Representation sent to Delhi HC to increase pecuniary jurisdiction of civil courts

The representation asserts that there is no property in Delhi which is now worth Rs 3 lakh only and the monetary limit imposed upon civil judges was 'on extremely lower side'.

published on : 21st August 2021

Delhi HC and district courts to start restricted physical hearings from August 31 and 24

The court has modified its earlier orders dated August 12 which had intimated that physical hearings would start at the high court and district courts from September 6 and August 31.

published on : 19th August 2021

Supreme Court expresses concern over vacancy of judges in high courts

The bench noted that this can hardly be a stage of a proceeding where the Supreme Court of the country should be asked to step in.

published on : 9th August 2021

Staff shortage: Case backlog in courts touching all-time high of four crores

The maximum chunk of pendency is reportedly attributed to cases that are one year to three years old, followed by cases that are less than one year after its filing.

published on : 8th August 2021
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