Protection of abandoned seafarers: HC directs Centre to file affidavit

The Madras High Court on Thursday directed the Centre to file an affidavit clearly stating the mechanism to protect abandoned seafarers.

Govt for wider consultations on Judicial Appointments Commission

Treading cautiously, the government has decided to hold wider consultations on bringing Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) that will scrap the collegium system of appointment of judges.

AAP legislator had written to Chief Justice of Delhi HC

On the day when AAP carried out a sting, which purportedly showed state BJP vice-president offering bribe to party MLA to switch side, the legislator had shot a letter to the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court saying if the saffron party offered him bribe, he will accept it to "expose their dirty tricks."

Death row convict may be heard in open court, says SC

The Supreme Court Tuesday held that in the cases where it has upheld a death sentence, the convict will have a right to have his review petition heard by a three judges bench in open court.

Death row convict may be heard in open court, says SC

The Supreme Court Tuesday held that in the cases where it has upheld a death sentence, the convict will have a right to have his review petition heard by a three judges bench in open court.

Accused of sexual harassment, Madhya Pradesh HC judge says `hang me if I am guilty`

A sitting judge of Madhya Pradesh High Court, who has been accused of sexual harassment, pleaded innocence on Monday and said that he is willing to be hanged if found guilty.

MP addl judge quits after sexual harassment by HC judge, CJI steps in

An additional district and sessions judge in Gwalior has resigned after she was allegedly sexual harassed by a sitting judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.

Justice Katju unfit for appointment as Chief Justice: Shanti Bhushan

Former law minister Shanti Bhushan said on Tuesday that he has received enough material against Retired Justice Katju which proves him unfit for the position of the Chief Justice.

Justice Nariman recuses himself from hearing BCCI matter

The Supreme Court Friday did not take up for hearing a letter by the BCCI`s interim president incharge for IPL-7 Sunil Gavaskar as Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman recused himself from hearing the matter.

New Pakistan chief justice to take oath on Sunday

Justice Nasirul Mulk will take oath Sunday as the chief justice of Pakistan.

Justices Mishra, Goel and lawyer Nariman appointed SC judges

Chief Justices of Calcutta and Orissa High Courts, Arun Mishra and Adarsh Goel and eminent lawyer Rohinton Nariman, who were in the panel recommended by the Supreme Court collegium along with Gopal Subramanium, have been appointed as judges in the apex court.

Akhilesh Yadav writes to Allahabad HC Chief Justice on setting up fast-track courts

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has requested the Allahabad High Court to give its consent for setting up a fast-track court in every district of the state.

Supreme Court says can`t go into grant, denial of sports award

The Supreme Court Monday said it could not go into the government`s decision to hold back the Arjuna Award to triple jump athlete Renjith Maheshwary just before the award ceremony in 2013.

`Steep rise` in magnitude of corruption: CJI

Stating that corruption has a tendency to breed like "cancer" in society, Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam on Wednesday said a change in attitude was needed to check the "steep rise" in the magnitude of graft.

Jamia tells HC not keen on going lenient on expelled student

Jamia Millia Islamia University on Thursday told the Delhi High Court that it was not open to taking a lenient approach towards a student expelled for two years for "gangsterism" and indulging in activities intending to create rift among different sects.

Arvind Kejriwal, Somnath Bharti meet Delhi HC CJ

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and law minister Somnath Bharti Wednesday held a "courtesy meeting" with Justice NV Ramana, Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court, at his residence.

Chief justices, judges of 60 countries participate in summit

There is a need for enactment of globally applicable world laws to protect future of humanity, end wars and deal with the problem of terrorism and illiteracy, the chief justices and judges asserted.

Mansoor Ahmad Mir sworn in as acting CJ of Himachal High Court

Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir was on Wednesday sworn in as acting Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court.

New Chief Justice of Jharkhand HC takes oath

Justice R Banumathi on Saturday took oath as the Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court.

Charge against ex-judge: Lawyer asked to appear before panel

A lawyer, who has alleged sexual harassment by a recently-retired Supreme Court judge during her internship, was on Wednesday asked to appear on November 18 before a three-judge committee set up to probe the charge.