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.

Before making a law, assess extra burden on courts: Moily

It takes 15 years on an average to finally decide a court case in India.

Three crore pending cases? Prez Patil wants review

President Pratibha Patil has stressed on innovative ways to clear the backlog.

Moily for measures to reduce pendency of cases by 2010

Law Minister M Veerappa Moily
on Friday said all requisite measures, including appointment of
retired judges and senior members of the bar, would be
undertaken to reduce the pendency of cases.

High Courts face shortage of 265 judges

Shortage of about 265 judges in various High Courts across the country has lead to pendency of over 38 lakh cases.

More than 3 lakh cases pending in Bombay HC, reveals RTI

Over three lakh cases are pending in the Bombay High Court, according to an information revealed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

HC seeks details of pending cases from magistrate`s court

Bombay High Court on Thursday sought
details of pending cases from metropolitan magistrate`s court
following a PIL filed by a man whose case trial for a petty
offence has been dragging on for last two years.

12,000 cases pending in Meghalaya lower courts

About 12,000 cases, both civil and
criminal, are pending in the subordinate courts of Meghalaya.