Indian judiciary

Guwahati Lok Adalat gets Assam’s first transgender judge Swati

Guwahati Lok Adalat gets Assam’s first transgender judge Swati

Baruah has become the third transgender judge in India, with two others in West Bengal and Maharashtra judiciaries.

Jul 14, 2018, 21:05 PM IST
Judiciary-Govt bonhomie 'death knell' for democracy: Justice J Chelameswar

Judiciary-Govt bonhomie 'death knell' for democracy: Justice J Chelameswar

While there was no response to the letter from the office of CJI Dipak Misra, several legal luminaries too chose not to comment on the matter.

Mar 29, 2018, 23:06 PM IST
Opposition parties mull motion to remove CJI Dipak Misra, SP extends support

Opposition parties mull motion to remove CJI Dipak Misra, SP extends support

The motion is in relation to CJI Dipak Misra's handling of the matters raised by four Supreme Court judges at a press conference on January 11, 2018.

Mar 28, 2018, 06:52 AM IST
Is crisis within SC over? CJI Dipak Misra likely to meet four 'rebel' judges today

Is crisis within SC over? CJI Dipak Misra likely to meet four 'rebel' judges today

 During today's meeting, the top court judges will try to resolve issues relating to the allocation of cases and the functioning of the highest court.

Jan 18, 2018, 06:10 AM IST
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

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