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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.

CJI Khehar recommends Justice Dipak Misra as his successor

Chief Justice of India JS Khehar has named Justice Dipak Misra as his successor.

Ram Nath Kovind sworn in as India's 14th President, makes first tweet

Ram Nath Kovind sworn in as India's 14th President, makes first tweet

Ram Nath Kovind, a former BJP member, was on Tuesday sworn in as the 14th President of India.

Lawyers need not worry on entry of foreign counterparts: CJI

Lawyers need not worry on entry of foreign counterparts: CJI

He said opening the doors of the courts for foreign lawyers will allow those here to improve themselves.

Triple talaq "worst and undesirable form" of dissolution of marriage among Muslims: Supreme Court

Triple talaq "worst and undesirable form" of dissolution of marriage among Muslims: Supreme Court

Triple talaq is the "worst and undesirable form" of dissolution of marriage among Muslims, the Supreme Court observed on Friday.

Why can't SC have wi-fi if Pentagon can have it: J Chelameswar

If the headquarters of the United States' Department of Defense at Pentagon can have wi-fi facility, why can't it be installed in the Supreme Court, a top apex court judge asked on Wednesday.

SC rejects PIL to declare Indus Waters Treaty unconstitutional

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a PIL seeking declaration of the Indus Waters Treaty between India and Pakistan as illegal and unconstitutional.

What is your locus standi in Ayodhya matter: Supreme Court asks Subramanian Swamy

What is your locus standi in Ayodhya matter: Supreme Court asks Subramanian Swamy

The Supreme Court on Friday refused a plea of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy, seeking urgent and expeditious hearing of the Ayodhya matter.

SC asks Justice Karnan to file reply within four weeks on contempt charges

The Supreme Court on Friday asked Calcutta High Court Justice CS Karnan, who has levelled allegations of corruption and caste discrimination against senior judges of the Madras High Court and the apex court, to file his reply within four weeks. Justice Karnan, who today appeared before the apex court after a bailable warrant was issued against him, asked the top court to restore his judicial and administrative work before responding to the contempt notice.

Supreme Court asks Justice CS Karnan to respond on contempt notice

Controversial Calcutta High Court judge Justice CS Karnan on Friday appeared before the Supreme Court which granted him four weeks' time to respond to the contempt notice while rejecting the submission that his administrative and judicial powers be restored.

'Indian Muslims are not against Ram Temple but SC should give final verdict'

'Indian Muslims are not against Ram Temple but SC should give final verdict'

 Subramanian Swamy has claimed that Mosques are shifted even in Islamic countries, whereas a temple once constructed cannot be touched.

Arunachal Pradesh ex-CM Kalikho Pul's wife withdraws letter to CJI

Arunachal Pradesh ex-CM Kalikho Pul's wife withdraws letter to CJI

Dangwimsai Pul, wife of the late Arunachal Chief Minister Kalikho Pul, on Thursday withdrew her letter to Chief Justice of India J.S. Khehar.

Courts don't delay, says CJI, asks govt to cut litigations

The Chief Justice of India said sometimes it is very difficult for a government department to take a call on whether to file a case or not.

Polluting industrial units will be shut down if they can't treat effluents: Supreme Court

Polluting industrial units will be shut down if they can't treat effluents: Supreme Court

Polluting industrial units across the country would be shut down if they do not have functional primary effluent treatment plants.

Justice Karnan skips Supreme Court appearance, given three more weeks to do so

The Supreme Court on Monday extended the deadline for Justice CS Karnan, a sitting judge of the Calcutta High Court, to personally appear before the apex court in a contempt case against him.

Train young lawyers to understand profession, ethics: CJI to BCI

Chief Justice of India JS Khehar on Friday urged the Bar Council of India to train young lawyers to make them understand the profession and its work ethics.

Law Minister hopes to resolve issues in judiciary with new CJI

A day after Chief Justice J S Khehar expressed concern over judicial work being affected by the shortage of judges, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today hoped that concerns regarding appointments and infrastructure would be addressed expeditiously.

SC trashes plea against elevation of Justice Khehar as CJI

SC trashes plea against elevation of Justice Khehar as CJI

Justice Khehar will assume the office of the CJI tomorrow as the tenure of incumbent Justice TS Thakur ends today.

Supreme Court judge recuses himself from hearing plea against Justice Khehar

The Supreme Court on Friday did not hear a petition filed by a group of lawyers opposing the elevation of Justice JS Khehar as the next Chief Justice of India after a judge in the bench recused himself from hearing it.

Supreme Court seeks public opinion on collegium system of appointing judges

Supreme Court seeks public opinion on collegium system of appointing judges

The Supreme Court on Thursday extended till November 13 the time for inviting suggestions to make the functioning of collegium system transparent.