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Clearing backlog of cases national challenge for judiciary: CJI

Chief Justice of India T.S. Thakur on Friday said that clearing the huge backlog of cases across the country was a national challenge for the judiciary, and pointed out that such backlog attracts criticism for the entire judicial system.

Pendency of 3 crore cases in courts worrisome backlog: Union Law minister

The minister said the government has taken steps to remove hundreds of obsolete laws from the statute book.

Lawyers go on strike to press demanding HC bench in western UP

Muzaffarnagar: Judicial work across 12 districts of western Uttar Pradesh Monday came to a standstill as lawyers boycotted courts to demand setting up of a bench of Allahabad High Court in the region.

A voice-recognition software for investigations

A Mexican student is developing a voice-recognition software to be used during criminal investigations and court cases.

Akhilesh Yadav tells officials to effectively pursue women crime cases

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday directed officials to ensure effective pursuance of pending court cases, concerning rape and other crimes against women to bring the culprits to book at the earliest.

Adjournment culture must go: CJI RM Lodha

Expressing concern over the adjournment culture in court proceedings, the Chief Justice of India RM Lodha on Monday said it must go to ensure speedy disposal of cases.

Elders misusing minors for own interest: Court

A Delhi court has acquitted a man accused of raping an eight-year-old girl in 2010, observing that elders are "misusing" minors for their own interest by lodging such false cases.

Over 15,000 DDA-related court cases pending

Over 15,000 cases related to Delhi Development Authority are pending in various courts, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

UP govt for speedy disposal of criminal cases

To ensure speedy disposal of criminal cases, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to effectively pursue various ongoing court cases, a state Home department spokesman said on Saturday.

I hope court case gets over soon: Sanjay Dutt

The actor, who is presently out on bail after being convicted for illegal possession of arms in connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts, earnestly hopes that the case gets over soon and he is declared innocent.

Bangladesh to act against those who delay court cases

The disposal gets delayed as witnesses are not brought before court in time.

Now, court cases to prevent power theft in Haryana

Haryana government`s power distribution agency Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) will lodge power theft complaints in court as part of a special campaign, an official said.

New litigation policy to reduce court cases

The government Wednesday unveiled a
National Litigation Policy that would dictate how it would
reduce the burgeoning number of its court cases and act as "an
efficient and a responsible" litigant.

PM concerned over backlog of cases, wants rural courts fast

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said the lead for legal and judicial reforms has to "come from within" and promised to "walk the extra mile" to match each step of the bar and the bench in this regard.

Dinakaran not to hear court cases

Facing an impeachment motion in
Rajya Sabha, Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran
will not be hearing any cases till further orders.

More courts needed to clear backlog of cases: CJI

Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan on Saturday said to clear the backlog of cases more courts should be set up and regretted lack of co-operation from states in this regard.