High Courts

If you don't vote, you have no right to blame govt: Supreme Court

If you don't vote, you have no right to blame govt: Supreme Court

If you don't vote, then you have "no right" to question or blame the government, the Supreme Court has observed.

Feb 05, 2017, 11:40 AM IST
24 HCs short of 43.65 percent judges, 40.54 lakh pending cases

24 HCs short of 43.65 percent judges, 40.54 lakh pending cases

Out of the total 40.54 lakh cases pending in all the high courts as on June 30 last year, 29,31,352 were civil cases and 11,23,178 criminal matters, while 7,43,191 matters are over a decade old.

Jan 13, 2017, 18:42 PM IST
20 additional judges appointed to four high courts

20 additional judges appointed to four high courts

Two separate Law Ministry notifications issued today said 11 additional judges have been appointed to Allahabad High Court.

Nov 12, 2016, 21:23 PM IST

High courts to get 34 new judges, 14 chief justices soon

Fourteen Chief Justices and 34 new judges will be appointed to various high courts in the country as the Centre has cleared proposals in this regard.

Sep 23, 2016, 21:06 PM IST

18 new judges likely to be appointed by next week

Nearly 18 new judges are likely to be appointed by next week, days after five judges were elevated as chief justices.

Sep 21, 2016, 22:30 PM IST
Don't try to bring judiciary to grinding halt, SC tells government

Don't try to bring judiciary to grinding halt, SC tells government

The Supreme Court on Friday sharply criticized the Modi government for sitting on the recommendation of its collegium on the appointment and transfer of judges in High Courts, almost bringing judiciary to the state of collapse.

Aug 12, 2016, 20:13 PM IST
HC judges shortage goes up from 443 to 470 in 7 months

HC judges shortage goes up from 443 to 470 in 7 months

As on July 1, the high courts were facing a shortage of 470 judges, with the Allahabad High Court having the maximum vacancies at 82.
 

Jul 07, 2016, 17:50 PM IST