Bangladesh PM questions SC's verdict on Warrant of Precedence

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has termed as "totally unethical" a Supreme Court verdict elevating the status of the chief justice and judicial officers and said it could create disorder within the state organs.

SC seeks EC's reply on plea seeking voting rights for migrants

Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Election Commission on a plea seeking to enable migrants within the country, including those who have left their constituencies for jobs, to cast their votes from their places of residence.

Patna High Court gets new Chief Justice

Bihar Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi Friday administered oath of office to Justice L Narashima Reddy as the new Chief Justice of Patna High Court.

Terror threat at Delhi High Court: Chief Justice requests no large gathering

Concerned over intelligence inputs of a possible terror strike at the Delhi High Court, the Chief Justice and others senior judges have requested the lawyers not to hold any large gathering in and around the complex.

Punjab Governor administers oath to new acting CJ of HC

Justice Shiavax Jal Vazifdar was on Monday sworn in as the acting Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Virendra Singh sworn in as Jharkhand Chief Justice

Justice Virendra Singh was on Saturday sworn in as the new chief justice of Jharkhand High Court.

Protection of abandoned seafarers: HC directs Centre to file affidavit

The Madras High Court on Thursday directed the Centre to file an affidavit clearly stating the mechanism to protect abandoned seafarers.

Govt for wider consultations on Judicial Appointments Commission

Treading cautiously, the government has decided to hold wider consultations on bringing Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) that will scrap the collegium system of appointment of judges.

AAP legislator had written to Chief Justice of Delhi HC

On the day when AAP carried out a sting, which purportedly showed state BJP vice-president offering bribe to party MLA to switch side, the legislator had shot a letter to the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court saying if the saffron party offered him bribe, he will accept it to "expose their dirty tricks."

Death row convict may be heard in open court, says SC

The Supreme Court Tuesday held that in the cases where it has upheld a death sentence, the convict will have a right to have his review petition heard by a three judges bench in open court.

Death row convict may be heard in open court, says SC

The Supreme Court Tuesday held that in the cases where it has upheld a death sentence, the convict will have a right to have his review petition heard by a three judges bench in open court.

Accused of sexual harassment, Madhya Pradesh HC judge says `hang me if I am guilty`

A sitting judge of Madhya Pradesh High Court, who has been accused of sexual harassment, pleaded innocence on Monday and said that he is willing to be hanged if found guilty.

MP addl judge quits after sexual harassment by HC judge, CJI steps in

An additional district and sessions judge in Gwalior has resigned after she was allegedly sexual harassed by a sitting judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.

Justice Katju unfit for appointment as Chief Justice: Shanti Bhushan

Former law minister Shanti Bhushan said on Tuesday that he has received enough material against Retired Justice Katju which proves him unfit for the position of the Chief Justice.

Justice Nariman recuses himself from hearing BCCI matter

The Supreme Court Friday did not take up for hearing a letter by the BCCI`s interim president incharge for IPL-7 Sunil Gavaskar as Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman recused himself from hearing the matter.

New Pakistan chief justice to take oath on Sunday

Justice Nasirul Mulk will take oath Sunday as the chief justice of Pakistan.

Justices Mishra, Goel and lawyer Nariman appointed SC judges

Chief Justices of Calcutta and Orissa High Courts, Arun Mishra and Adarsh Goel and eminent lawyer Rohinton Nariman, who were in the panel recommended by the Supreme Court collegium along with Gopal Subramanium, have been appointed as judges in the apex court.

Akhilesh Yadav writes to Allahabad HC Chief Justice on setting up fast-track courts

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has requested the Allahabad High Court to give its consent for setting up a fast-track court in every district of the state.

Supreme Court says can`t go into grant, denial of sports award

The Supreme Court Monday said it could not go into the government`s decision to hold back the Arjuna Award to triple jump athlete Renjith Maheshwary just before the award ceremony in 2013.

`Steep rise` in magnitude of corruption: CJI

Stating that corruption has a tendency to breed like "cancer" in society, Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam on Wednesday said a change in attitude was needed to check the "steep rise" in the magnitude of graft.