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.

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.

`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.

Justice Chandrachud promoted as chief justice of Allahabad HC

Bombay High Court Justice Dhananjay Chandrachud has been promoted as Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court, officials said Wednesday.

Agrawal sworn in as Madras High Court Chief Justice

Justice Rajesh Kumar Agrawal was today sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court.

Jayalalithaa complains to SC about Ktk sacking SPP in DA case

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday criticised in the Supreme Court the Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court for allegedly toeing the line of state government on the controversy surrounding appointment of a Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) in a disproportionate assets case against her.

Digitisation of Wakf records: SC seeks Centre`s response

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre and central and state Wakf boards to respond to a plea seeking computerisation of documents and details of properties, owned by Wakf boards across the country.