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.

Retired judges should not take any assignment with government: CJI RM Lodha

In a parting shot, outgoing Chief Justice of India R M Lodha today strongly defended the collegium system of appointment of judges, saying any other mode of appointment may impact on the independence of judiciary.

Judges should not take post 2 yrs after demitting office: CJI

Outgoing Chief Justice of India Justice RM Lodha has said judges should not take any constitutional or other position at least two years after demitting office.

Delhi HC dismisses PIL against appointment of Justice Dattu as CJI

A petition of a woman lawyer and former RAW officer challenging the appointment of Justice HL Dattu as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) was on Friday dismissed by the Delhi High Court.

HC rejects ex-RAW officer's plea against CJI appointment

The Delhi High Court Friday refused to interfere with the appointment of Justice HL Dattu as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI), on a plea filed by an advocate and former Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) woman officer who alleged sexual harassment by him.

Delhi HC to hear plea against Justice Dattu's appointment as CJI

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea filed by an advocate and a former RAW woman officer against the appointment of Justice HL Dattu as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI), alleging sexual harassment by him.

Ex-RAW officer moves HC against Justice Dattu as next CJI

An advocate and a former RAW woman officer Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court against the appointment of Justice HL Dattu as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) alleging sexual harassment by him.

Judicial independence not negotiable: Chief Justice Lodha
Judicial independence not negotiable: Chief Justice Lodha

Chief Justice RM Lodha on Saturday said that India has already arrived at a stage where nobody can tinker with the independence of the judiciary, but exhorted that to strengthen the role of law, the judiciary will have to ensure that it was completely corruption-free.

Justice Dattu appointed next Chief Justice of India

 Justice Handyala Lakshminarayanaswamy Dattu was today appointed as the next Chief Justice of India and will have a tenure of 14 months.

Sathasivam to be sworn in as Kerala Governor today

Former Chief Justice of India, Justice P Sathasivam, appointed as Governor of Kerala replacing Sheila Dishkit, was accorded a warm reception on his arrival here on Thurs evening.

Sathasivam leaves for Kerala to take over as Governor

Former Chief Justice of India, P Sathasivam, on Thursday left for Kerala to take over as the Governor of that state and reiterated that he would work for the welfare of the people and use his knowledge for their betterment.

Justice HL Dattu, next CJI terms Indian Judiciary as best

Justice H L Dattu, who will be the next Chief Justice of India, on Wednesday described the Indian Judiciary as the best in the world and vowed to take it to the "highest stride" by overcoming some of the "recent beatings".

Congress attacks move to appoint Sathasivam as Kerala Governor

Slamming the move to appoint Justice P Sathasivam as Kerala Governor, Congress Tuesday wondered whether there was anything in the former CJI's "persona, functioning or decisions" that "pleased" Prime Minister Narendra Modi or BJP president Amit Shah.

Congress against Centre's move to appoint ex-CJI as Governor

As Centre's reported move to appoint former Chief Justice of India Justice P Sathasivam as Kerala Governor sparked a debate, Congress on Monday signalled its disapproval.

Move to appoint Justice Sathasivam as Kerala Governor draws flak
Move to appoint Justice Sathasivam as Kerala Governor draws flak

The head of a lawyers' body on Monday raised objection to the Centre's reported move to appoint former Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam as the Governor of Kerala claiming such an appointment soon after his retirement will "create a dent in judicial independence".