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Courts can't question legislature's wisdom in enacting law: SC

Courts can't question legislature's wisdom in enacting law: SC

The apex court also said that all income tax asessees "constitute one class" and they were treated alike by the provision which was under challenge before it.

Govt mulls new law on out-of-court settlements

Govt mulls new law on out-of-court settlements

The government's task force's meeting -- the second so far -- discussed the need for legislation on mediation on the lines of a similar law in Singapore.

Now, Supreme Court litigants can access data, retrieve information online

Now, Supreme Court litigants can access data, retrieve information online

PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched the integrated case management system of the Supreme Court in the presence of the Chief Justice of India.

Nearly 400 judicial officers transferred in Uttar Pradesh

The Allahabad High Court has transferred close to 400 judicial officers, nearly half of them of the Additional District and Sessions Judge rank, in a major reshuffle in the lower judiciary in Uttar Pradesh.

Political parties should be held accountable for unfulfilled electoral promises: CJI JS Khehar

Political parties should be held accountable for unfulfilled electoral promises: CJI JS Khehar

Chief Justice of India JS Khehar on Saturday said that electoral promises routinely remain unfulfilled and the political parties must be held accountable for this.

Govt to help judiciary to reduce pendency of cases: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday assured Chief Justice J S Khehar that his government will make all efforts to back his resolve to reduce burden on the judiciary and pendency of cases.

Delhi lawyers join countrywide strike

The Bar Council of India called for a countrywide lawyers` strike on March 31, opposing the Law Commission`s recommendations.
 

Ban liquor for poor across the country, consumption resulting in crimes: YSR Congress MP

Liquor should be banned across the country for the poor people as its consumption was resulting in crimes, a Lok Sabha member said today.

Delhi lawyers on strike, paralyse judiciary

The judicial work in the national capital on Thursday was paralysed as the city lawyers went on strike to "safeguard the dignity" of the legal profession.

Separation of powers binding on judiciary too: Government

The central government said on Wednesday that separation of powers is as binding on the judiciary as it is on the other pillars of the State.

Compensating rape victim is govt's obligation, not charity: HC

Compensating rape victim is govt's obligation, not charity: HC

The girl, a resident of suburban Borivali, alleged that she was raped by a man who had promised to marry her.

Courts don't delay, says CJI, asks govt to cut litigations

The Chief Justice of India said sometimes it is very difficult for a government department to take a call on whether to file a case or not.

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.

Donald Trump slams the courts, his court nominee hits back

Donald Trump slams the courts, his court nominee hits back

Trump's comments come as the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals is weighing the appeal of his executive order on immigration.

Court should refrain from interfering in election process: Delhi HC

Courts should ordinarily refrain from interfering with election process once it has commenced, the Delhi High Court has said.

Govt has scrapped over 1,000 obsolete laws: Union Minister Mahesh Sharma

The government has so far scrapped 1,159 obsolete and redundant laws and is working to discard another 400 such laws, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma said on Monday.

CJI reinstates Justice MB Lokur as e-panel in-charge

Chief Justice JS Khehar has reversed his predecessor Justice TS Thakur's decision and reinstated Justice MB Lokur as judge in-charge of Supreme Court's e-panel.

Train young lawyers to understand profession, ethics: CJI to BCI

Chief Justice of India JS Khehar on Friday urged the Bar Council of India to train young lawyers to make them understand the profession and its work ethics.

Law Ministry faced flak over vacancies in courts in 2016

2016 can be summed up as a year when the Law Ministry came under constant fire of outgoing Chief Justice of India TS Thakur for rising vacancies in the higher judiciary even as its efforts to finalise a document to guide appointments in high courts and the Supreme Court failed to get finalised.

HC can't direct for judges inclusion in security exemption list at airports: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that judiciary cannot enter the domain of executive to direct it to include chief justices and judges of high courts in the list of people exempted from re-embarkation security checks at airports saying the "matters of security are not issues of prestige and they are not matters of 'status'".