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Collegium system suitable, fixed term for CJI, CJ not ok: CJI

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 16:20

The new Chief Justice of India, RM Lodha, on Sunday said he did not agree with the idea of having fixed tenure for chief justices of high courts and the CJI and favoured continuing with the collegium system for appointment of judges in higher judiciary.

Justice RM Lodha sworn in as 41st CJI of India

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 09:29

Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha was sworn in as the 41st Chief Justice of India by President Pranab Mukherjee in on Sunday.

Encourage marginalised sections in higher judiciary, says outgoing CJI

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:42

Outgoing Chief Justice of India P.Sathasivam on Friday said that rules and criteria in the appointment of judges should be relaxed for giving proper representation to members of SC/STs, OBCs, minorities and women in the higher judiciary if they were deserving.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Families of convicts disappointed

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 12:42

The Supreme Court decision to refer the issue of remission of death sentence of Rajiv Gandhi killers to a Constitution Bench has disappointed family members of the incarcerated who have been waiting for a favourable order for their release.

Rajiv Gandhi`s killers to stay in jail, for now

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 08:17

In a significant development, the Supreme Court deferred the verdict in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and referred the case to a larger Constitution Bench.

Sting operation not a legal method of law enforcement: SC

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 22:20

The Supreme Court on Thursday said sting operations are not legal method of law enforcement, raising questions on luring a person to entrap him.

SC forms panel for guidelines on govt ads showing politicians

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 11:16

The Supreme Court on Wednesday appointed a three member panel to frame guidelines to prevent misuse of public funds by government in giving advertisements of leaders for political purposes.

`Don`t politicise Rajiv Gandhi assassination case verdict`

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 20:38

The mother of one of the seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, whose death sentence was commuted to life by the Supreme Court, on Sunday appealed to political parties and leaders not to politicise the issue relating to the verdict on their release.

Verdict on petition against Rajiv Gandhi killers in a week: CJI

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 17:36

The Supreme Court`s verdict on the petition by the Centre challenging Tamil Nadu Government`s decision to release all seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi Assassination case would be pronounced within a week.

CJI asks photojournalists to fight piracy of their work

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 20:16

To cope with the problem of piracy in the domain of photojournalism, professional photographers must be aware of their lawful rights in order to flourish, Chief Justice of India (CJI) P Sathasivam said on Monday.

CJI admits mistake by SC registry, shifts case to another bench

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 19:56

Chief Justice P Sathasivam on Monday admitted a mistake on the part of Supreme Court registry for posting a particular case before a bench after senior advocate Dushyant Dave mentioned the matter alleging that people are resorting to "forum hunting" in the apex court.

SC dismisses Centre`s plea on mercy petition

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 15:00

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the centre`s plea for review of its Jan 21 order which said the unexplained and inordinate delay in deciding the mercy petition is a ground for commutation of death sentence to life imprisonment.