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Govt says it could not pursue Subramanium`s case as he himself `withdrew`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 23:20

After Chief Justice RM Lodha expressed displeasure, government tonight said the case of Gopal Subramanium for appointment as a Supreme Court judge was not taken forward as the noted lawyer himself "withdrew" his candidature while the process of conducting verifications was underway.

Justices Mishra, Goel and lawyer Nariman appointed SC judges

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 23:05

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.

SC anguished over HCs taking lenient view in heinous crimes

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 20:28

The Supreme Court Monday expressed anguish over the manner in which the high courts are taking "extremely lenient" view towards the offenders of heinous crimes in certain cases.

8 Additional Judges elevated

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 21:49

Eight Additional Judges were elevated as permanent judges in the Madras and Allahabad high courts on Tuesday.

Manipur, Tripura & Meghalaya get HCs for speedy justice

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 13:10

With an aim to provide speedy justice to people and to complete the backlog of pending cases in the northeast, separate high courts were inaugurated recently in the states of Manipur, Tripura and Meghalaya.

High courts in Tripura, Manipur, Meghalaya

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 16:09

Three separate high courts in northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya will start functioning from next week, an official said on Thursday.

Devise mechanism for quick disposal of cases: SC to CJs

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 21:23

SC asked chief justices of high courts to devise mechanism for quick disposal of cases.

CJI directs HCs to set up more fast-track courts

Last Updated: Monday, January 07, 2013, 15:20

Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Monday directed the State High Courts to set up more fast-track courts for speedy disposal of cases of offences against women.

Commercial Courts Bill to be passed in next session: Khurshid

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 04, 2012, 22:08

A Bill seeking to establish separate division in high courts, is likely to get Parliamentary nod in the forthcoming monsoon session.

High courts in Tripura, Meghalaya and Manipur

Last Updated: Saturday, June 09, 2012, 19:56

High Courts were expected to start functioning in Tripura, Meghalaya and Manipur with President Pratibha Patil having giving assent.

President okays three high courts in northeast

Last Updated: Saturday, June 09, 2012, 15:42

President Pratibha Patil has given her formal approval for setting up separate high courts in Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya.

Three northeastern states to get High Courts soon

Last Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 16:00

India`s three northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya would get their own full-fledged high courts by October this year.