SC defers hearing in matter relating to priority Covid-19 vaccination of lawyers, judges for two weeks

The Bench had also issued notice on pleas filed by vaccine manufactures seeking transfer of cases to the top court.

published on : 9th April 2021

Pendency of mounting case arrears: SC for paving rules for ad hoc judges

A bench headed by CJI S A Bobde was informed that many high courts have supported the proposition to appoint ad hoc judges to overcome vacancy crisis.

published on : 9th April 2021

Challenges for new CJI Ramana: Fill vacancies, tackle huge pendency in SC

As on 1 March 2021, there were 66,727 matters pending in the Supreme Court whereas on March 1, 2020, the figure was 60,469.

published on : 4th April 2021

126 judges transferred in a major reshuffle in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh

Among those transferred included Special Judge Rajesh Sekhri of Jammu's anti-corruption court for CBI cases.

published on : 30th March 2021

Andhra Pradesh HC judges to get 20 new cars worth Rs 6.3 crore

The Andhra Pradesh High Court judges will get a fleet of brand new Kia Carnival premium vehicles for their use.

published on : 27th March 2021

CJI suggests ad-hoc judges to cut pendency

The bench was hearing a PIL filed by NGO Lok Prahari seeking appointment of retired judges to clear pending cases.

published on : 26th March 2021

More women judges likely in Supreme Court

Justice Malhotra was the first woman lawyer to become a Supreme Court judge. With her retirement, the number of vacancies rose to five. The collegium is considering a few women judges for elevation.

published on : 14th March 2021

Supreme Court judges, family members to get vaccine jabs on Tuesday

Te judges have not been given any such option to choose between both the vaccines, adding that it will be conducted entirely through Co-Win system.

published on : 1st March 2021

Two new Delhi High Court judges take oath

Two new Delhi High Court judges took oath of office on Wednesday, taking the total number of judges to 31.

published on : 24th February 2021

Will ensure social justice in appointing HC judges: Ravi Shankar Prasad to DMK MP P Wilson

Union Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the department will take steps to maintain social justice in future appointments of High Court judges.

published on : 25th January 2021

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana to get new chief justices as collegium okays shake-up

Delhi High Court judge Hima Kohli is expected to be elevated as the Chief Justice of Telangana, replacing Chief Justice Raghavendra Singh Chouhan

published on : 16th December 2020

Gender skew back as High Courts across India are led by male judges

The high courts of Manipur, Meghalaya, Patna, Tripura, Telangana and Uttarakhand have no sitting woman judges.

published on : 14th December 2020

Former HC judge CS Karnan arrested over remarks on SC judges, wives

He was also booked under several sections, including insulting the modesty of a woman and criminal intimidation, based on a complaint by one advocate Devika.

published on : 2nd December 2020

AG refuses to reconsider decision declining consent to initiate contempt against Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy

The A-G reiterated his stand saying that the issue of contempt was between CJI S A Bobde and CM Jaganmohan Reddy and his principal advisor Ajeya Kallam.

published on : 8th November 2020

Ex-judges hit out at civil society members who criticized probe into Delhi riots

The former judges said they were keenly noticing a “partisan agenda-based disruptive narrative” being consistently produced by a handful of persons.

published on : 23rd September 2020
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