Indian judiciary

Crisis within Supreme Court will be resolved soon: CJI Dipak Misra

Crisis within Supreme Court will be resolved soon: CJI Dipak Misra

CJI Dipak Misra today assured that crisis within the Indian judiciary will be resolved soon.

Jan 15, 2018, 00:18 AM IST
Supreme Court crisis: Four retired judges write open letter to CJI Dipak Misra

Supreme Court crisis: Four retired judges write open letter to CJI Dipak Misra

Four retired judges on Sunday wrote an open letter to the CJI and said the crisis needs to be resolved "within the judiciary".

Jan 14, 2018, 18:13 PM IST
 CJI vs SC judges: Lawyers' bodies express concern over crisis in judiciary

CJI vs SC judges: Lawyers' bodies express concern over crisis in judiciary

Four senior judges of the Supreme Court on Friday had mounted a virtual revolt against the country's chief justice.

Jan 13, 2018, 22:13 PM IST
CJI may meet four SC judges on Sunday as two 'rebels' say 'no crisis within judiciary'

CJI may meet four SC judges on Sunday as two 'rebels' say 'no crisis within judiciary'

Four senior judges of the Supreme Court on Friday had mounted a virtual revolt against the country's chief justice.

Jan 13, 2018, 21:10 PM IST
President should intervene if judges cannot resolve issue: DMK

President should intervene if judges cannot resolve issue: DMK

DMK working president MK Stalin on Saturday urged the President to intervene in the present crisis within the higher judiciary.

Jan 13, 2018, 19:13 PM IST
Bar Council of India terms SC judges' attack on CJI 'unfortunate'

Bar Council of India terms SC judges' attack on CJI 'unfortunate'

Senior judges of the Supreme Court on Saturday had mounted a virtual revolt against the country's chief justice.

Jan 13, 2018, 19:11 PM IST
Two 'rebel' SC judges, who complained against CJI, now say 'no crisis' within judiciary

Two 'rebel' SC judges, who complained against CJI, now say 'no crisis' within judiciary

Two of the four SC judges who had openly revolted against CJI Dipak Misra over "selective" case allocation and certain judicial orders, on Saturday said that "there is no crisis".

Jan 13, 2018, 18:08 PM IST
SC judges vs CJI: BJP hits back, says Rahul Gandhi is doing politics over 'internal matter of judiciary'

SC judges vs CJI: BJP hits back, says Rahul Gandhi is doing politics over 'internal matter of judiciary'

The BJP on Friday slammed the Rahul Gandhi-led Congress and accused it of playing politics over ''internal matter'' of the judiciary.

Jan 12, 2018, 22:27 PM IST
'Democracy in danger', tweets Congress on SC judges' revolt against CJI

'Democracy in danger', tweets Congress on SC judges' revolt against CJI

Congress party on Friday expressed grave concerns after four senior Supreme Court judges openly complained against the functioning of CJI Dipak Misra. 

Jan 12, 2018, 17:23 PM IST
SC judges vs CJI: What a divided legal fraternity has to say about the revolt

SC judges vs CJI: What a divided legal fraternity has to say about the revolt

 The allegations made by four sitting apex court judges against CJI Dipak Misra have evoked sharp reactions from a divided legal fraternity of the country.

Jan 12, 2018, 15:46 PM IST

Will have last say on recommendations on national security: SC Collegium

Since January last, the government and the apex court are trying to finalise the memorandum of procedure -- a document to guide appointment of judges to the higher judiciary.

Mar 17, 2017, 22:06 PM IST

Indian judicial system needs major changes: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said Indian judicial system established decades ago require major changes.

Feb 23, 2017, 00:57 AM IST

Efficient governance can lessen burden of judiciary: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that efficient governance could lessen the burden of judiciary.

Feb 22, 2017, 20:03 PM IST
88 times rise in pending cases in SC since inception in 1950

88 times rise in pending cases in SC since inception in 1950

The data has been released by the Supreme Court in the 'Indian Judiciary Annual Report 2015-2016'.

Jan 18, 2017, 19:09 PM IST
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.

Jan 13, 2017, 18:42 PM IST
Appointment of judges function of executive: Parliamentary panel

Appointment of judges function of executive: Parliamentary panel

A Parliamentary committee on Thursday said that appointment of judges to the higher judiciary is essentially the function of the executive.

Dec 08, 2016, 21:01 PM IST

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.

Aug 19, 2016, 19:03 PM IST
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.

Aug 12, 2016, 20:13 PM IST

No proposal now for reservation in higher judiciary: Govt

There is no proposal being considered now to amend the Constitution to allow reservation in higher judiciary but the issue needs to be looked into at some point of time, government said on Thursday.

Aug 04, 2016, 13:39 PM IST
Sexual harassment case: RK Pachauri claims to be innocent, says 'have faith in Indian judiciary'

Sexual harassment case: RK Pachauri claims to be innocent, says 'have faith in Indian judiciary'

Pachauri was accused of sexually harassing a female colleague in 2015.

May 16, 2016, 18:02 PM IST