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EVM tampering row: Security Court issues notice to Election Commission

EVM tampering row: Security Court issues notice to Election Commission

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Election Commission over a petition on the alleged tampering of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM`s) during the recent Assembly Elections in five states.

Will have last say on recommendations on national security: SC Collegium

Since January last, the government and the apex court are trying to finalise the memorandum of procedure -- a document to guide appointment of judges to the higher judiciary.

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.

Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir critically ill, undergoing treatment in Kolkata

Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir critically ill, undergoing treatment in Kolkata

Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir is in a critical condition and is undergoing treatment at Kolkata's Apollo Hospital. 

Don't hold hearing on appointment of judges, Centre tells SC

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court not to hold its hearing on a petition seeking the appointments of high court judges.

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre over rising concern on drug trafficking

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre over rising concern on drug trafficking

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre over the rising concern of drug trafficking and peddling across the country.

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.

All about new Chief Justice of India JS Khehar

All about new Chief Justice of India JS Khehar

Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar was on Wednesday sworn in as the Chief Justice of India (CJI), becoming the 44th and the first Sikh top judge of the country. Born 28 August 1952) is a judge of the Supreme Court of India since 13 September 2011. 

JS Khehar sworn in as 44th Chief Justice of India

Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar was on Wednesday sworn in as the Chief Justice of India (CJI), becoming the 44th and the first Sikh top judge of the country.

Jagdish Singh Khehar sworn in as 44th Chief Justice of India

Justice Khehar, 64, will be the first Chief Justice from the Sikh community. 

Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar sworn in as Chief Justice of India

Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar sworn in as Chief Justice of India

Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar was sworn-in as the next Chief Justice of India on Wednesday.

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.

Plea opposing Justice Khehar's elevation as CJI infructuous: Supreme Court

Plea opposing Justice Khehar's elevation as CJI infructuous: Supreme Court

On December 19, President Pranab Mukherjee had cleared the name of Justice Khehar as the next CJI. 

Justice J S Khehar appointed next Chief Justice of India

Justice J S Khehar appointed next Chief Justice of India

Sources in the government said President Pranab Mukherjee has cleared his name and the notification is being issued shortly.

No 'deceit' involved in shifting R K Dutta from CBI: Centre tells SC

No 'deceit' involved in shifting R K Dutta from CBI: Centre tells SC

Appearing for the Centre, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi was critical of the arguments of lawyer Prashant Bhushan that there was malafide in shunting out Dutta from CBI.

Jagdish Singh Khehar set to become first Chief Justice from Sikh community – Know more about him

Jagdish Singh Khehar set to become first Chief Justice from Sikh community – Know more about him

Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar is all set to be the next Chief Justice of India.

Justice JS Khehar to succeed TS Thakur as next Chief Justice of India

Justice JS Khehar to succeed TS Thakur as next Chief Justice of India

Jagdish Singh Khehar will be sworn-in by President Pranab Mukherjee on January 04, 2017.

CJI Thakur says '500 judges` posts lying vacant in high courts`, govt 'disagrees'

CJI Thakur says '500 judges` posts lying vacant in high courts`, govt 'disagrees'

On October 28, a bench headed by Chief Justice of India TS Thakur had slammed the Centre for sitting over the top court collegium's recommendations on the appointment of high court judges.

Judges' work exemplary, pile up due to high litigations: CJI

Judges' work exemplary, pile up due to high litigations: CJI

"National average which is I think around 650 cases per judge at the high court level. Performance of judges in India is exemplary, is very very commendable. Backlog is not because judges are not working," he said at a function here.

CJI urges govt to relieve judiciary of 'avoidable burden'

CJI urges govt to relieve judiciary of 'avoidable burden'

The CJI also asked the government to set up a panel, comprising former judges, to decide on whether or not to fight a case against any citizen when the issue could be resolved outside court.