No proposal to increase Supreme Court's strength: Govt

There is no proposal to increase the number of Supreme Court judges but steps have been taken to raise the number of judges in the 24 High Courts by 25 per cent, the government informed Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

Hate speech laws not being effectively executed: SC Judge

The root of the problem in tackling the menace of hate speech is not absence of laws but lack of their effective execution, Supreme Court Judge Justice B S Chauhan said today.

Bold, pro-active Justice GS Singhvi retires as SC judge

Justice GS Singhvi retired on Wednesday after delivering his last judgement upholding gay sex as a criminal offence.

Law intern issue: Committee intends to complete probe at earliest

The three-judge committee, set up to probe the allegations of sexual harassment of a law intern by a recently-retired Supreme Court judge, on Tuesday said that it is focusing on the matter "with all seriousness" and intends to complete the inquiry at the earliest.

Gujarat Cong seeks probe by sitting SC Judge in snooping row

Gujarat Congress demanded a probe by a sitting SC judge in the raging snooping scandal and asked CM Narendra Modi to come clean on the issue.

Law intern did not turn up for recording of statement

A woman intern, who has alleged sexual harassment by a recently-retired Supreme Court judge, did not turn up for recording of her statement before the three-judge committee.

Woman lawyer charges senior advocate of making advances

Another woman lawyer has come with a charge against an unnamed senior advocate of making advances which were "in the nature of sexual interest".

Plea in court seeking FIR against retired SC judges

A social activist has moved a court here for registration of an FIR against two former Supreme Court judges, against whom two law interns have leveled allegations of sexual harassment.

Plea in court seeking FIR against retired SC judges

A social activist has moved a court here for registration of an FIR against two former Supreme Court judges, against whom two law interns have leveled allegations of sexual harassment.

SC to probe alleged sexual harassment of lawyer

The Supreme Court on Tuesday constituted a three-member panel to look into the allegations of sexual harassment made by a woman lawyer against one of its judges, who has now retired.

Woman lawyer accuses retired Supreme Court judge of sexually harassing her

In what is likely to dent the image of Supreme Court judges, who usually lead a spotless life, a young lawyer has made allegations of sexual harassment by an apex court judge who has now retired.

Crimes against women, children are dealt on priority: SC judge

Supreme Court Judge Justice P Sathasivam on Sunday said the cases of crime against children and women were being handled on priority basis.

Pendency in courts affecting faith in judiciary: SC judge

Delay in decision on cases before courts of law had led to diminishing faith among the public in the Indian judicial system, a Supreme Court judge said.

Delayed justice a world-wide problem: SC judge

The delay in justice delivery is a
world-wide problem and ADR mechanisms, can be the cure to the malady, Justice Altamas Kabir said.

Death penalty "barbaric, anti-life": SC judge

The remarks were made by Justice Ganguly on Monday at a two-day seminar on `Abolition of Death Penalty in India`.

SC judge to probe Pak journalist’s murder: Rehman Malik

A sitting Pakistan Supreme Court judge will investigate the brutal murder of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.

Former SC judge criticises PM on Endosulfan issue

Noted jurist and former Supreme
Court judge VR Krishna Iyer has criticised Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh for what he called his `unfeeling indifference`
to Kerala`s request for a country wide ban on Endosulfan.

SC judge raps govt over Vilasrao Deshmukh

Vilasrao Deshmukh, who had earlier
come under severe criticism from the Supreme Court for
interdicting police action against a Congress MLA in
Maharashtra, came under further attack from an apex court
judge.

Corruption has become a way of life: SC judge

Holding that corruption has
become a "way of life", senior Supreme Court judge Altamas
Kabir has said "sensitivity" and values in governance are
required to curb the menace.

Need to enhance quality of adjudication: SC Judge

A Supreme Court Judge today
stressed the need to enhance quality of adjudication besides
stepping up efforts to monitor it at the highest level.