Derogatory posts against judges: CBI files chargesheet

The complainant alleged that key personnel holding prominent posts in the State made derogatory posts on social media against judges and judiciary following some of the High Court verdicts.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Govt returned 14 names recommended by collegium for elevation as High Court judges

The names for elevation were made for the high courts of Delhi, Calcutta, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka and Kerala, the sources said without elaborating.

published on : 31st August 2021

Biden's judges: More diverse and more of them

Eight judges already have been confirmed, including potential Supreme Court pick Ketanji Brown Jackson to the federal appeals court in Washington.

published on : 2nd August 2021

India can't have parallel legal systems for rich and poor, impartial judiciary democracy's cornerstone: Supreme Court

A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah said district judiciary is the first point of interface with the citizens.

published on : 22nd July 2021

NIA, NHRC, Modi govt and judicial system executed plot against Stan Swamy: Maoists

The CPI (Maoists) has demanded immediate release of all the activists lodged in jail in Bhima Koregaon case. 

published on : 13th July 2021

SC expresses concern over lengthy arguments, says judicial system exists for 'common man'

The apex court said it was aware of 'equal responsibility of this side of the bench' and suggested that 'Wren & Martin principles of precis writing must be adopted'.

published on : 8th July 2021

Iran's supreme leader appoints new hard-line judiciary chief

The new chief, Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejehi, 64, takes the reins from Ebrahim Raisi, who will ascend to the country's highest civilian position after his election victory earlier this month.

published on : 1st July 2021

SC refuses to entertain petition seeking annual budget to judiciary

The petition stated that inadequate allocation of funds by governments adversely affected staffing, functioning, and quality and as a result has been destroying the purpose of judicial system.

published on : 1st July 2021

Judges should not be swayed by 'noise' of social media, says CJI

CJI Ramana made the observations while delivering the '17th Justice P.D. Desai Memorial Lecture'.

published on : 30th June 2021

Dearth of judges at Calcutta HC affecting justice delivery: West Bengal bar council vice-chairman

According to the National Judicial Data Grid, a total of 2,72,092 cases are pending before the Calcutta High Court, which has a sanctioned strength of 72 judges.

published on : 7th June 2021

Where does one go when judiciary 'washes hands off' matters involving fundamental rights: Mufti 

The PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti's remarks came after the Jammu and Kashmir High Court dismissed her petition seeking direction to passport authority for issuing a passport in her favour.

published on : 31st 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

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

Supreme Court judge Justice Chelameswar red flags Centre's interference, asks CJI Dipak Misra to convene full court

Justice Chelameswar, in his letter written on March 21, cautioned that "the bonhomie between the judiciary and the government in any State sounds the death knell to democracy".

published on : 29th March 2018
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