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If you don't vote, you have no right to blame govt: Supreme Court

If you don't vote, you have no right to blame govt: Supreme Court

If you don't vote, then you have "no right" to question or blame the government, the Supreme Court has observed.

24 HCs short of 43.65 percent judges, 40.54 lakh pending cases

24 HCs short of 43.65 percent judges, 40.54 lakh pending cases

Out of the total 40.54 lakh cases pending in all the high courts as on June 30 last year, 29,31,352 were civil cases and 11,23,178 criminal matters, while 7,43,191 matters are over a decade old.

20 additional judges appointed to four high courts

20 additional judges appointed to four high courts

Two separate Law Ministry notifications issued today said 11 additional judges have been appointed to Allahabad High Court.

High courts to get 34 new judges, 14 chief justices soon

Fourteen Chief Justices and 34 new judges will be appointed to various high courts in the country as the Centre has cleared proposals in this regard.

18 new judges likely to be appointed by next week

Nearly 18 new judges are likely to be appointed by next week, days after five judges were elevated as chief justices.

Don't try to bring judiciary to grinding halt, SC tells government

Don't try to bring judiciary to grinding halt, SC tells government

The Supreme Court on Friday sharply criticized the Modi government for sitting on the recommendation of its collegium on the appointment and transfer of judges in High Courts, almost bringing judiciary to the state of collapse.

HC judges shortage goes up from 443 to 470 in 7 months

HC judges shortage goes up from 443 to 470 in 7 months

As on July 1, the high courts were facing a shortage of 470 judges, with the Allahabad High Court having the maximum vacancies at 82.
 

India needs more judges, pleads CJI; PM Modi promises action

The ratio was dismal compared to even other developed countries, he said, looking at the prime minister who was on the dais.

High Courts short of 443 judges, SC five as vacancies mount

Vacancies in high courts continue to mount with the collegium which made a comeback three months ago yet to recommend fresh names for the posts.

No proposal for raising retirement age of SC, HC judges: Govt

 There is no proposal to increase the retirement age of judges of Supreme Court and High Courts, the government today informed the Rajya Sabha.

Collegium system faces task to fill over 400 vacancies in High Courts

Collegium system faces task to fill over 400 vacancies in High Courts

 With the collegium system staging a comeback after a gap of six months, it has its task cut out -- to fill over 400 vacancies in high courts and appointing full-time chief justices in eight states.

Eight judges retire in a month; vacancies in HCs rise to 392

 At a time when there is no mechanism in place to appoint or elevate judges to the higher judiciary, 8 High Court judges have retired in a month, raising the vacancies from 384 in August to 392 this month.