Now, Shiv Sena targets judiciary

Apparently peeved by a recent Supreme Court ruling restricting the use of pictures of politicians in government advertisements, the Shiv Sena trained guns on the judiciary, terming the latest move as 'unjust' here on Friday.

SC order on photos takes away powers of states: DMK chief
SC order on photos takes away powers of states: DMK chief

The Supreme Court order prohibiting the use of chief minister's photographs in government advertisements is an act to take away the powers of state governments, said DMK president M Karunanidhi.

PMK welcomes SC ruling on government ads

Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder S Ramadoss on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court's direction on pictures of political leaders in government advertisements.

Supreme Court says no to politicians' pictures in govt ads except President, PM, CJI
Supreme Court says no to politicians' pictures in govt ads except President, PM, CJI

In an important development with regard to regulation of public advertisements, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said that they can carry pictures of certain dignitaries like the President, Prime Minister and the Chief Justice of India.

Reconsider judicial primacy in judges appointment, government asks SC

The Central government Monday urged the Supreme Court to refer to a nine or 11-judge bench the reconsideration of 1993 judgment which took away from the government the power of appointing judges and vested it with an apex court collegium headed by the Chief Justice of India.

Justice Balakrishnan completes his tenure as longest serving NHRC Chairperson

 Justice (retired) KG Balakrishnan on Monday completed his tenure as the sixth and longest serving chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

Lawyers' body moves SC on NHRC Chairperson appointment

 A lawyers' body on Friday moved the Supreme Court against any moves for appointing former Chief Justice of India Justice P Sathasivam for the post of Chairman in National Human Rights Commission.

CJI downplays Good Friday controversy, calls it 'internal family matter'
CJI downplays Good Friday controversy, calls it 'internal family matter'

Days after Supreme Court Judge Kurian Joseph wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing his displeasure over the Chief Justice of India holding judges conference on Good Friday, the CJI Justice HL Dattu sought o downplay the incident saying it was an internal "family matter" and would be settled.

Pending cases: CJI says trial to end within 5 years

With nearly three crore cases pending in Indian courts, Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Sunday said a deadline has been set to ensure that the trial of a case does not go beyond five years.

CJs conference begins amid controversy over timing in national capital

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.

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.

Jurists must ensure justice to all in terror cases: President

Jurists must play an important role to ensure justice to the victims of terror and to the persons implicated in such crimes, President Pranab Mukherjee has said.

Concerned over Allahabad district court firing incident: CJI

Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Friday expressed concern over the Allahabad district court firing incident leading to the death of an advocate and the protest paralysing work at High Court and state's subordinate judiciary.

IPL spot-fixing: Former administrators and players hail Supreme Court verdict
IPL spot-fixing: Former administrators and players hail Supreme Court verdict

Former cricket administrators on Thursday hailed the Supreme Court verdict of barring N Srinivasan from contesting any BCCI election on grounds of conflict of interest, saying that it will end malpractices while bringing transparency in the running of the game in the country.

CJI wants Lok Adalats to settle at least 10 lakh cases this year

Chief Justice of India HL Dattu hoped that National Lok Adalats being held across the country on Saturday will help settle not less than 10 lakh cases.

Criminal justice system victimises poor and vulnerable: CJI

The criminal justice system largely victimises the poor and vulnerable sections of society and there is an urgent need for reform on multiple fronts, Chief Justice of India HL Dattu said today as he called for the scrapping of laws which criminalise begging and sex work.

CJI raises concern over govt's approach in family planning

Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Saturday raised concerns over the approach of government towards implementation of family planning schemes in the backdrop of the Chhattisgarh botched sterilisation surgery case that left 13 women dead.

Farmers will benefit if land acquisition for corporates is minimised: CJI

Expressing concerns for the marginalised and small farmers in the country, the Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Saturday said it would be "immensely helpful" for agricultural community if state governments could minimise acquiring and handing over farm land to corporates even as he stressed for "fair" compensation to agriculturists.

Attack on CJI in 1975: Convict gets time to surrender

The Delhi High Court on Thursday gave over three months more to a convict to surrender before the trial court in the sensational case of attempt to assassinate the then Chief Justice of India A N Ray near the Supreme Court in 1975.

CJI offers prayers at Lord Venkateswara temple

Chief Justice of India, Justice H L Dattu on Thursday offered prayers at the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara near here.