Use of Hindi in higher judiciary not possible due to CJI's no

Use of Hindi in higher judiciary has not been made compulsory so far due to negative feedback from the Chief Justice of India, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday.

We require more than 70,000 judges to clear pending cases: CJI

We require more than 70,000 judges to clear pending cases: CJI

Noting that the matter was brought to the notice of the Prime Minister recently with a plea to make the appointments quickly, the CJI said people cannot be denied justice.

'We don't go to Manali' - CJI TS Thakur's ​rebuttal on PM Modi's comment on judges' vacation

'We don't go to Manali' - CJI TS Thakur's ​rebuttal on PM Modi's comment on judges' vacation

Chief Justice of India TS Thakur in a rebuttal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s comment on judges having a long vacation said that judges don’t go to hill stations to enjoy the summer break.

CJI ​TS Thakur breaks down before PM Modi, laments govt's 'inaction' in raising number of judges

CJI ​TS Thakur breaks down before PM Modi, laments govt's 'inaction' in raising number of judges

In a rare display of emotion, Chief Justice of India TS Thakur on Sunday broke down to tears during his speech at Joint Conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of High Courts in Delhi.

Appointment of judges must go on: Chief Justice of India

Chief Justice of India Justice TS Thakur said on Saturday the process of appointing judges must go on while improving the system, as the delay in appointments will deprive people of their fundamental right of access to justice.

Ready to work in summers to clear backlog: CJI

Chief Justice of India T.S. Thakur on Saturday called for judicial services to the people must be expedited and if needed, he was receptive to the idea of courts working in the summers to clear the backlog.

Judiciary facing crisis of credibility: Chief Justice of India

Judiciary facing crisis of credibility: Chief Justice of India

The CJI said he can assure the lawyers that if Bar cooperates, judges will be ready to sit even on Saturdays to finish old matters.

Former CJI HL Dattu takes over as new NHRC chairperson

Former CJI HL Dattu takes over as new NHRC chairperson

Former Chief Justice of India was appointed as the next chairperson of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

Time has come to audit government's performance, says Chief Justice of India TS Thakur

Time has come to audit government's performance, says Chief Justice of India TS Thakur

Chief Justice of India T S Thakur was on Saturday critical of the government for the delay in enforcement of laws and appointment of high court judges saying time has come to audit its performance by some process. 

Govt ban on mobile internet for law and order not violation of freedom of speech: SC

Govt ban on mobile internet for law and order not violation of freedom of speech: SC

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday upheld that state authorities imposing a limited ban on internet to manage law and order is not akin to limiting citizen's fundamental right to free speech.

Odd-Even formula: Chief Justice of India is carpooling to work

The Chief Justice of India on Thursday reached Supreme Court by car pooling despite having no odd-even formula restriction.

CJI asks Jallikattu organizers to move before appropriate bench

The Centre`s notification lifting ban on Jallikattu during the festival of Pongal in Tamil Nadu was challenged in the Supreme Court on Monday.

Govt may not recommend bringing judges' appointment under RTI

The government is unlikely to recommend bringing the process of appointment of judges to higher judiciary under RTI ambit as it apprehends it could lead to a flood of applications from aspirants and "interested parties" seeking file notings and other details.

Nirbhaya gang-rape case: DCW moves Supreme Court against juvenile's release, hearing on Monday

Nirbhaya gang-rape case: DCW moves Supreme Court against juvenile's release, hearing on Monday

The development comes, after DCW chief Swati Maliwal submitted the petition to the registerer general of the Supreme Court, even as a strong contingent of the media waited outside the court's premises to follow on the latest in the case.

Collegium system: SC asks Centre to prepare MoP in consultation with CJI to enable transparency

Collegium system: SC asks Centre to prepare MoP in consultation with CJI to enable transparency

Coming out with a slew of guidelines to improve the collegium system of appointment of judges, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said views of the Centre and States should be taken into account and asked the government to prepare a memorandum of procedure (MOP) in consultation with the Chief Justice of India to enable transparency.

Legal format of arbitration must change: CJI

Suggesting that the legal format of arbitration process must undergo a change, Chief Justice of India TS Thakur on Friday said "lack of professionalism" by arbitrators was bringing a bad name to the country.

Beef row: Everyone has right to eat particular kind of food for 'happiness', says CJI Thakur

Beef row: Everyone has right to eat particular kind of food for 'happiness', says CJI Thakur

The CJI's remarks came in the wake of the recent controversy over consumption of beef.

Filling 400 vacancies of judges suitably not easy: CJI

CJI Tirath Singh Thakur also said he would embark on this exercise only after the five-judge constitution bench spells out a transparent procedure of appointing judges.

CJI Thakur supports odd-even vehicle plan; Kejriwal says it's 'huge encouragement'

CJI Thakur supports odd-even vehicle plan; Kejriwal says it's 'huge encouragement'

In a major development, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Tirath Singh Thakur on Sunday extended his support to the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government's controversial odd-even vehicle formula.

Justice TS Thakur takes oath as 43rd Chief Justice of India

Justice TS Thakur takes oath as 43rd Chief Justice of India

Justice TS Thakur succeeds Chief Justice HL Dattu who demitted office on December 2.