Maha govt seeks withdrawal of pending cases in courts

 Maharashtra government has issued directives that cases pending in different courts of the state for various reasons, including faulty charge sheets, lack of evidence and documents, be withdrawn.

Pendency of cases in courts coming down, says Gowda

Maintaining that pendency of cases in courts was coming down, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Thursday said the government is working with judiciary to address pendencies by increasing the number of judicial officers and providing better infrastructure.

DNA: Why is India unable to fight corruption?

This special edition of Daily News and Analysis talked on why is our country, India, unable to fight corruption.

DNA: Why is India unable to fight corruption?- Part II

This special edition of Daily News and Analysis talked on why is our country, India, unable to fight corruption.

Pending cases: CJI says trial to end within 5 years

With nearly three crore cases pending in Indian courts, Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Sunday said a deadline has been set to ensure that the trial of a case does not go beyond five years.

DNA: Amidst repeated cross examinations and court proceedings, will Uber rape victim get justice?

The Supreme Court stayed the March 4 Delhi High Court order permitting the repeat cross-examination of the Delhi Uber rape case victim and other witnesses by accused Shiv Kumar Yadav.But how long will it take for the Indian law to attribute justice to the victim?

Record 1.25 crore cases settled in second National Lok Adalat

The second National Lok Adalat held across India Saturday involving the Supreme Court, 24 high courts, districts courts and taluka-level courts saw the settlement of a record number of 1.25 crore cases, that also resulted in reducing the pendency of cases by about nine percent.

Rising number of legislations blamed for pendency of cases

Government today blamed "increasing number" of state and central legislations, vacancies of judges and adjournments as some of the main factors responsible for pendency of over three crore cases in various courts across the country.

Five pending cases against Congress` Imran Masood

Congress Lok Sabha candidate from here Imran Masood, who has been recently booked for hate speech, has five pending cases in various courts on charges of forgery and intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace among others.

Over 2 cr cases pending in lower courts; 3,272 posts lying empty

Over two crore cases are pending in subordinate courts in the country which also face a shortage of over 3,000 judicial personnel, a Parliamentary Committee has observed.

Guarantee of justice missing in pending cases: SC judge Lodha

Senior Supreme Court Judge Justice RM Lodha has said the constitutional guarantee of justice is "missing" in some cases.

J&K has over 2.50 lakh cases pending in Courts

Jammu and Kashmir has over 2.50 lakh cases pending in various courts of the state, including Jammu and Srinagar wings of the High Court.

Over 3 cr cases pending in courts in India: Govt

Over three crore cases are pending in various courts across the country and this "unacceptable level" can be reduced by appointment of more judges and modernisation, Law Minister Ashwani Kumar said on Wednesday.

Pending cases in NHRC come down

An intensive effort to bring down
pending cases in the NHRC appears
to have yielded some results.

‘Pending cases in lower courts matter of concern’

Pendency of cases in lower courts is taking its toll on the timely dispensation of justice, a Supreme Court judge said here on Saturday.

Pending cases’ issues not projected properly: CJI

Serious attention was needed for disposal of
matters in HCs and Subordinate Courts where 74 per cent of cases are less than five years old, said CJI.

No pending cases in Guj courts in 3 years: Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi
on Saturday claimed there will be no pendency of cases in courts in
the state within two or three years.

Shortage of officers in CBI, 2272 cases pending

Sanction orders have, so far, been issued by the Central
Government for setting up of 68 courts out of which 30 have
already been functional.

Govt working on improving disposal of pending cases: Prez

Noting that govt accords high importance to improve the delivery of justice to
all, Prez Pratibha Patil said a set of proposals expected to be finalised shortly would help reduce delays in disposal of pending cases.

Govt seeks details on pending cases in high courts

To know the backlog of Central government litigations in various high courts of the country, New Delhi has shot off communications to its counsel to furnish details.