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Judges must not hesitate to give severest punishment to rapists: Court

Observing that judges must not hesitate to "use the sword of justice with utmost severity" if the offences are grave in nature, a Delhi court dealing exclusively with sexual offences against women has sentenced to life a 68-year-old man for raping his step-daughter consistently over eight years and forcing her to give birth to two children.

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.

Myth REVEALED! Why do judges break pen nib in court room after death sentence

Myth REVEALED! Why do judges break pen nib in court room after death sentence

But now several hypothesis were being put forwarded for this ritual that may us help solve this puzzle.

556 judges' posts among 4,354 new positions okayed by MP govt

In a bid to accelerate the disposal of cases in lower courts, Madhya Pradesh government has sanctioned 4,354 posts, including those of 231 district judges and 325 civil judges.

Modi govt tapping phones of opposition, bureaucrats & judges: Congress

Anand Sharma was sharply critical of the way the Prime Minister Narendra Modi went about on the issue of Rafale fighter deal without the mandate of the Cabinet Committee on Security. 

We require more than 70,000 judges to clear pending cases: CJI

We require more than 70,000 judges to clear pending cases: CJI

Noting that the matter was brought to the notice of the Prime Minister recently with a plea to make the appointments quickly, the CJI said people cannot be denied justice.

India needs more judges, pleads CJI; PM Modi promises action

The ratio was dismal compared to even other developed countries, he said, looking at the prime minister who was on the dais.

Judiciary facing crisis of credibility: Chief Justice of India

Judiciary facing crisis of credibility: Chief Justice of India

The CJI said he can assure the lawyers that if Bar cooperates, judges will be ready to sit even on Saturdays to finish old matters.

'Parliament has power to govern process for appointment of judges'

'Parliament has power to govern process for appointment of judges'

This is for the first time the Law Minister has spoken in Parliament on the SC verdict on NJAC Act.

High Courts face judge crunch with 384 vacancies

Most of the 24 high courts of the country are facing an acute shortage of judges with as many as 384 vacancies waiting to be filled up at a time when there is no system to appoint or elevate judges to the higher judiciary.

SC stays Gujarat HC order on judges' plot allotment PIL

The Supreme Court today stayed the Gujarat High Court order issuing notices to its sitting and former judges and also a sitting apex court judge over the allotment of residential plots to them by the state government in a posh locality in Sola area in Ahmedabad.

One rank, one pension for HC judges: Govt to amend law

Seeking to rectify an anomaly as per which High Court judges selected from the Bar get lesser pension than those elevated from state judicial services, the government plans to bring a bill to amend the law governing their salaries and service conditions.

Medical expenses of judges not entitled to be disclosed under RTI: Supreme Court

Medical expenses of judges not entitled to be disclosed under RTI: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday held that the medical expenses incurred on judges and their family members cannot be disclosed or made public under the Right to Information Act.

SC rejects PIL on 'misuse' of funds for laptops by judges

The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking probe into the alleged misuse of funds allocated for purchase of computers for judicial officers of courts in Delhi.

Chinese judges quitting over low pay and high pressure: Report

Hundreds of judges in China are quitting their jobs distressed by low pay and 'bureaucratic intervention' in the Communist Party administered justice system, according to a media report today.

Gunmen shoot dead 3 Egypt judges in Sinai: Police

Gunmen shot dead three Egyptian judges Saturday in the strife-torn Sinai Peninsula, where security forces are battling an Islamist insurgency spearheaded by an affiliate of the Islamic State group, police said.

SC to decide which 5 judges can hear validity of NJAC Act

The issue of conflict of interest and doctrine of bias has once again cropped up before a constitution bench of the Supreme Court set up to hear the constitutional validity of the law replacing the appointment of judges by the collegium system.

Ileana D'Cruz judges grand finale of Max Fashion Icon India 2015

Ileana D'Cruz judges grand finale of Max Fashion Icon India 2015

Bollywood actress Ileana D'Cruz was recently spotted as a jury guest during the grand finale of Max Fashion Icon India 2015 along with renowned fashion director Marc Robinson in New Delhi.

8 Additional judges of Delhi HC elevated as Permanent Judges

 Eight Additional Judges of the Delhi High Court have been elevated as Permanent Judges.

Adjournment is a disease: Supreme Court judge

Adjournment is a disease and a disorder and young advocates should try to get out of it, Supreme Court judge Justice Dipak Misra Saturday said while kick-starting a five-day workshop organised by the Bar Council of Delhi (BCD).