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Will intervene to settle issues between lawyers, media: SC Judge Kurian Joseph

With no end to the impasse between lawyers and the media at various courts in Kerala, a Supreme Court Judge on Saturday said that he would again intervene to settle issues.

Show maturity while handling crime against women,kids: SC judge tells media

Supreme Court judge Justice Kurian Joseph on Saturday urged media to show maturity while handling issues related to atrocities against women and children in the country.

In Uphaar case, punishment limited by law: SC

 The Supreme Court has said that the magnitude of the Uphaar fire tragedy may call for "higher sentence" but it could not go beyond the choices under the law while sentencing brothers and real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal who own the Uphaar cinema hall.

Army HQ goofed on 'command and exit' policy in 2004, court told

 The government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that 750 additional posts of colonel created in 2004 for army`s combat wing under "command and exit" policy were erroneously distributed across the force on pro-rata basis by the headquarters and instead of reversing it and upsetting the entire scheme, it preferred to take remedial steps.

SC reserves verdict on plea for guidelines on law officers' appointment

 The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on the plea seeking to put in place a transparent and objective search and selection process for the appointment of law officers to represent government before the high courts and the apex court.

Row over Judges' meet unnecessary: CPI

CPI on Monday came out in support of Justice Kurian Joseph who had recently objected to the holding of judges' conference on Good Friday, and said that religious issues should be dealt with utmost care.

Entry of foreign law firms; SC seeks response of Bar Council

The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from Bar Council of India (BCI) on a plea filed against the 2009 Bombay High Court verdict holding that foreign law firms cannot carry on liaison activities here without being enrolled as advocates under the Indian statute.

Row over Judges' meet unfortunate, govt had no role: Venkaiah Naidu

Terming as "unfortunate" the controversy over Judges' conference, the government on Monday said it had no role in organising it on Good Friday and slammed those trying to link the issue to secularism.

Controversy over conference on Good Friday 'unfortunate': HL Dattu

Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Saturday called as "unfortunate" the controversy over his colleague Kurian Joseph's objection to the holding of judges' conference on Good Friday but said it's a "family" matter and that he will settle it.

Wanted to raise concern on future of secularism: SC judge

Supreme Court Judge Justice Kurian Joseph, who has raised objections with Chief Justice of India HL Dattu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over holding of a three-day long judges conference during holy weekend for Christians, on saturday said he only wanted to raise the "serious concern" about secularism in India.

Show equal importance, respect to sacred days of all religions: SC judge to PM Modi

Show equal importance, respect to sacred days of all religions: SC judge to PM Modi

Miffed over scheduling of three-day long judges conference during the holy period for Christians, a sitting Supreme Court judge has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and declined a dinner invitation, scheduled to be held on Saturday.

CJs conference begins amid controversy over timing

 A Supreme Court judge has clashed with the Chief Justice of India over holding of a three-day long judges conference during the holy period for Christians as the meet began today to deliberate on problems facing judiciary.

Debate rages on holding judges' conference on Good Friday

Two judges of the Supreme Court of India, one serving and the other retired, have agreed to disagree on the need for holding a two-day all India judges' conference in the national capital on the occasion of Good Friday, a religious event sacred to Christians.

SC justice suggests service delivery plan for SMC

Supreme Court justice Kurian Joseph on Wednesday stressed the need for starting service delivery plan in Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) for effective implementation of civil services.

Supreme Court says can`t go into grant, denial of sports award

The Supreme Court Monday said it could not go into the government`s decision to hold back the Arjuna Award to triple jump athlete Renjith Maheshwary just before the award ceremony in 2013.

Woman moves SC for tracing her son who went missing in Pakistan

A woman on Friday approached the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Centre to find out the whereabouts of her son who had allegedly crossed over to Pakistan to meet his girlfriend there but went missing.

Graft cases: Himachal court fumes over delay

The Himachal Pradesh High Court summoned officials from several departments on December 14 with details on pending matters.

Corruption is like computer virus: HP chief justice

Himachal Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Kurian Joseph stressed on the need to have concerted efforts of the judiciary, police and prosecution.