Allahabad stampede: BJP demands inquiry by sitting HC judge

Accusing both the Centre and state government of shying away from responsibility for Allahabad tragedy, the BJP on Tuesday demanded probe by a sitting high court judge.

Delhi gang-rape: Panel under retd HC judge to probe police `lapses`

A one-member panel is being set up to investigate "lapses" by police in connection with the gang-rape of a 23-year-old student in the national capital.

Contact family of blast victims: HC judge to DHCBA

In a bid to provide speedy
justice, a Delhi High Court judge has asked the lawyers`
association to contact family members of the September 7 blast
victims so that their cases can be decided on "out-of-turn"
basis.

Sabarimala probe: Govt to seek services of HC judge

Kerala Cabinet on Tuesday formalised the proposal to order a judicial inquiry into
the stampede that claimed the lives of 102 Ayyappa pilgrims
at Pullumedu on January 14.

Merit of former HC judge`s writ undecided

The Orissa High Court on Tuesday could
not take a decision on whether the writ filed by former
additional judge of the court Justice Lalit Kumar Mishra
merits admission for adjudication.

Retired HC judge to probe land scams in Karnataka

Karnataka govt appointed retired high court judge B Padmaraj to head the
one-man Commission of Inquiry to probe land scams including
denotification of lands in the state from January 1995 till
date.

HC judge withdraws from case after MLAs misbehaved with court

A Punjab and Haryana High Court
judge Wednesday withdrew from a case seeking disqualification of
five defected Haryana MLAs and slammed them for their apparent
attempt to influence the judiciary.

HC judge recuses himself from hearing Virbhadra`s petition

A Himachal Pradesh High Court judge
today recused himself from hearing Union Steel minister
Virbhadra Singh`s petition seeking transfer of the CD case
against him from state vigilance department to the CBI.

Employers should go beyond minimum wages : HC Judge

Justice J H Bhatia of the Bombay HC has opined that besides providing suitable work
environment to workers, the employers must give them more than
the minimum wages by adopting the principle of "equal pay for
equal work."

`CJI more like a serpent without fangs`

A Karnataka HC judge has questioned the moral authority of CJI in the backdrop of the Justice Dinakaran controversy.

HC judge voluntarily declares assets

A Punjab and
Haryana High Court judge has voluntarily made public the list
of his properties while advocating setting up of an in-house
mechanism within the judiciary to regulate its conduct.