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Justice Dipak Misra appointed as next Chief Justice of India: Law Ministry

Justice Dipak Misra appointed as next Chief Justice of India: Law Ministry

Justice Dipak Misra will take over from incumbent JS Khehar, who will retire on August 27.

Supreme Court seeks time frame for amending law to allow NRI voting from overseas

The bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice DY Chandrachud sought to know the time frame after Attorney General KK Venugopal told court that a Team of Ministers (ToM) have recommended such an amendment.

Pioneer of judicial activism Justice P N Bhagwati is dead

As a Supreme Court judge, Bhagwati introduced the concepts of public interest litigation (PIL) and absolute liability to the Indian judicial system.

Justice CS Karnan retires without SC order on his 6-months jail being executed

Justice CS Karnan retires without SC order on his 6-months jail being executed

A seven-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar held Karnan guilty of contempt and ordered six months imprisonment for Justice CS Karnan. 

Statue of Lady Justice reinstalled in Dhaka

The statue of Lady Justice, a woman holding a scale and sword in her hands, has been reinstalled in front of the Supreme Court's annexe building.

Gujarat court asked to expedite recording evidence in Asaram case

The Supreme Court today asked a Gujarat trial court to expedite recording of evidence of prosecution witnesses in a sexual assault case lodged by two Surat-based sisters against self-styled godman Asaram.

Centre moves SC against verdict negating protection to forces anti-militancy operations

The Centre today moved the Supreme Court seeking hearing on its curative plea against the verdict by which the protection given to armed forces during anti-militancy operations in areas where AFSPA is in force has been negated.

Three Constitution benches to sit during SC summer vacation

Three Constitution benches will sit during the summer vacation of the Supreme Court to help reduce the number of pending cases, Chief Justice J S Khehar said here on Sunday.

Manipur High Court gets new Chief Justice

Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prashad was on Thursday sworn in as the new Chief Justice of the Manipur High Court.

New Chief Justice of Patna HC sworn in

 Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari was on Tuesday sworn in as the Chief Justice of Patna High Court by Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind at a function herein Raj Bhawan.

Matrimonial disputes cases can be transferred out of J&K: Supreme Court

Cases pertaining to matrimonial disputes can now be transferred out of Jammu and Kashmir by the apex court.

Kidnapped son of Sindh Chief Justice recovered in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Sindh High Court Chief Justice`s son Advocate Awais Ali Shah has been recovered.

SC sends plea for National Court of Appeals to constitn bench

The Supreme Court on Monday referred to the constitution bench a plea seeking setting up of National Court of Appeal with regional benches in major cities for deciding cases arising from high courts.

SC to expedite hearing on plea to examine Christian Canon law

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to expedite hearing on a PIL to examine the issue whether divorce granted by a Church, set up under its personal law, could be considered valid under the Indian common law.

Triple talaq issue to be examined on touchstone of Constitutional framework: SC

Triple talaq issue to be examined on touchstone of Constitutional framework: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would go into the validity of Muslim personal laws if it was convinced it had the jurisdiction for the purpose.

Justice Ajit Singh sworn-in as Gauhati HC Chief Justice

The oath of office to the Chief Justice was administered by Assam Governor P B Acharya.

DH Waghela takes oath as new chief justice of Bombay High Court

Chief Justice Dhirendra H. Waghela of the Orissa High Court was on Monday sworn-in as the new chief justice of the Bombay High Court, an official said.

Justice RS Reddy elevated as chief justice of Gujarat HC

In the first appointments to higher judiciary in the last ten months, Justice Ramayyagari Subhash Reddy was on Wednesday elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court while 12 additional judges of the Allahabad High Court were made as permanent judges.

Odd-Even formula: Chief Justice of India is carpooling to work

The Chief Justice of India on Thursday reached Supreme Court by car pooling despite having no odd-even formula restriction.

Chief Justice TS Thakur questions Prashant Bhushan on CPIL

Chief Justice TS Thakur has asked some serious questions from Prashant Bhushan on CPIL's way of working.