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 Judiciary, executive showdown in SC continues, this time over judges' appointment

Judiciary, executive showdown in SC continues, this time over judges' appointment

A bitter showdown between the Centre and Supreme Court was witnessed today over the appointment of judges in the higher courts.

May 04, 2018, 23:14 PM IST
Centre government's role in appointment of Supreme Court judges explained

Centre government's role in appointment of Supreme Court judges explained

The Central government on Wednesday cleared the appointment of senior advocate Indu Malhotra as a judge of the apex court, but it is yet to decide on elevating Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice KM Joseph to the Supreme Court.  

Apr 26, 2018, 13:33 PM IST
Arun Jaitley's blog: Judge Loya death case – The one that almost created a judicial mutiny

Arun Jaitley's blog: Judge Loya death case – The one that almost created a judicial mutiny

Arun Jaitley, who is also a renowned lawyer, said that a "reading of the judgement exposes every fact of the conspiracy to generate falsehood as propaganda in the public and political space".

Apr 20, 2018, 15:30 PM IST
Justice Chelameswar reminds CJI of ‘responsibilities with power’, says removal no solution

Justice Chelameswar reminds CJI of ‘responsibilities with power’, says removal no solution

Justice Chelameswar asserted on the need to fix the system rather than moving to “impeach” the Chief Justice of India.

Apr 08, 2018, 08:53 AM IST
Judicial crisis not resolved yet, confirms Attorney General

Judicial crisis not resolved yet, confirms Attorney General

According to the Attorney General, the issue between the judges is likely to be settled in next two to three days.

Jan 16, 2018, 09:55 AM IST
JD(U) for judicial judicial services commission, reservation in judiciary

JD(U) for judicial judicial services commission, reservation in judiciary

JD(U) Deputy leader in Bihar Assembly Shyam Rajak said as many as 6,379 posts of judges are lying vacant in the country.

Jan 06, 2018, 20:24 PM IST
Courts shouldn't assume the role of 'super guardian': Supreme Court

Courts shouldn't assume the role of 'super guardian': Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday acceded to the wish of a girl, for whose custody her estranged parents have been fighting legal battles, saying that she was now a major and entitled to enjoy her freedom and the courts should not assume the role of a "super guardian".

Jan 05, 2018, 21:55 PM IST
SC reserves order on plea for SIT probe in alleged bribery case  in the name of judges

SC reserves order on plea for SIT probe in alleged bribery case in the name of judges

On November 14, the apex court had dismissed a plea seeking an SIT probe into an alleged case of bribery in the name of judges, saying it was "wholly scandalous".

Nov 27, 2017, 21:07 PM IST
Govt, judiciary, bureaucracy must work for new India: Modi

Govt, judiciary, bureaucracy must work for new India: Modi

The three pillars of democracy are all members of one family and should work together to strengthen one another, Modi said.

Nov 26, 2017, 20:20 PM IST

Panel set up to recommend pay hike for lower court judges

The current entry-level salary for a junior civil judge is Rs 45,000 while a senior judge gets nearly Rs 80,000.

Nov 20, 2017, 15:05 PM IST
Improper to allege conflict of interest for CJI's recusal: Supreme Court

Improper to allege conflict of interest for CJI's recusal: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it was "highly improper" to allege conflict of interest to seek recusal of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) from hearing a plea seeking SIT probe into an alleged case of bribery in the name of judges.

Nov 14, 2017, 21:11 PM IST

Judges bribery case: 3-judge Supreme Court bench reserves order

The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its order on the maintainability of a petition in which the issue of alleged bribing of judges has been raised.

Nov 13, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
SC likely to give verdict in plea challenging exception in marital rape today

SC likely to give verdict in plea challenging exception in marital rape today

Section 375 of the IPC, which defines the offence of rape, has an exception clause that says intercourse or sexual act by a man with his wife, not below 15 years, is not rape.

Oct 10, 2017, 20:59 PM IST

Supreme Court grants Rs 5 lakh for sanitary napkin vending machines

The Supreme Court has allotted Rs five lakh for installing three sanitary napkin vending machines and three incinerators for disposing used pads in its premises.

Oct 10, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

Court proceedings shouldn't become political theatrics to settle political score: Ravi Shankar Prasad

A Kerala Muslim man's marriage was annulled after the Kerala High Court described it as a "love jihad" case.

Oct 10, 2017, 19:52 PM IST
Nawaz Sharif criticises judiciary, says Pak may face another 1971

Nawaz Sharif criticises judiciary, says Pak may face another 1971

He also targeted the country's intelligence agencies for being part of the Panama Papers investigation against him and his family members' offshore holdings.

Aug 25, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi's remarks political cry arising out of deep sense of dismay: BJP

Rahul Gandhi's remarks political cry arising out of deep sense of dismay: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday hit back at Congress vice-President Rahul Gandhi for cornering the Central Government and said his statements are more of a political cry, arising out of a deep sense of dismay.

Aug 17, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
Nine high courts oppose all-India service for lower judiciary

Nine high courts oppose all-India service for lower judiciary

It also proposed that the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) can also be asked to hold an exam to recruit judicial officers.

 

Aug 06, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

Madras HC -Vande Mataram row: Congress frowns over involvement of judiciary

Justice M. V. Muralidharan said that schools must be made to follow it at least once a week either on Monday or Friday, whereas, the National Song must be sang in offices once a month.

Jul 26, 2017, 11:13 AM IST
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.

Jun 09, 2017, 23:27 PM IST