Former CJI Kapadia trashes Katju`s charge on phone tapping

Rubbishing Press Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju`s charge that he ordered tapping of the telephone of a former judge of Allahabad High Court, former Chief Justice of India S H Kapadia on Monday said as CJI he could not be expected to do "any unauthorised job".

Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir - a quiet, firm jurist

The 39th Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir, who was on Saturday sworn in by President Pranab Mukharjee, is a man of substance who goes about his work in a quiet but firm way.

Justice Altmas Kabir is new Chief Justice of India

Justice Altmas Kabir, the seniormost judge of the Supreme Court, was sworn in as the 39th Chief Justice of India.

Respect women or country will suffer, says CJI Kapadia

Exhorting people to respect women, Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia o Friday said only those countries that have respected women have developed.

Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia bids adieu

Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia, who delivered several landmark verdicts including on appointment of CVC chief, Friday bid adieu on his last working day at the Supreme Court.

2G scam: `No need for SC to opine on presidential reference`

The Supreme Court is scheduled to give its advisory opinion on the presidential reference initiated by Centre.

Indian courts can`t judge arbitral proceedings held outside: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday held that arbitral proceedings conducted offshore would not be open to judicial scrutiny of Indian courts which can only deal with enforcement of foreign awards.

Judicial freedom paramount: Khurshid

Law Minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday said judicial freedom was paramount and a proposed law on judicial accountability will not undermine it.

Justice Lokur elevated to Supreme Court

Justice Lokur, who was sworn in by Chief Justice of India S H Kapadia, will continue in office till December 31, 2018.

Nurses` degrees: SC seeks govt response

SC sought Centre and state governments response for framing guidelines and preventing hospitals from retaining original certificates of nurses.

Provide free education to all, rules SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday
made it mandatory for private schools to reserve 25% seats for children of economically weaker sections of society.

Js Kalifulla takes oath as SC judge

Justice Fakir Muhammad Ibrahim
Kalifulla was Monday sworn in as a Supreme Court judge, raising the strength of the apex court to 26.

Judiciary must be free from politics: CJI

Judiciary should be independent from politics and judges should deliver
justice as per law.

Courts can`t decide poll dates: Supreme Court

An apex court bench headed by Chief Justice SH Kapadia said it was not for the court to decide on the election schedule.

Don`t put all judges in one basket: CJI

As demands for judicial accountability continue to grow, SH Kapadia said if any judge is believed to be corrupt he
should be named in public.

Entire judiciary can’t be brought to disrepute: CJ

Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia on Saturday said the entire judicial system cannot be brought to disrepute because of few erring judges.

`India`s legal system will have edge over China`

Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia said that judicial overreach was a topic of debate and criticism.

‘Ex-post facto approval biggest problem before SC’

Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia termed as the "biggest problem" the situation in which the Supreme Court is called upon to give ex-post facto
approval to buildings and projects after crores have been
invested.

CJI deferred setting up of Constitution Bench

The Bench while hearing the appeal of its Secretary
General against the order of the CIC to disclose the
correspondence between CJI and Government had identified
three core issues to be decided by a Constitution Bench.

Corrupt judges should not get protection: CJI

Justice SH Kapadia stressed on the need for a ‘clean man in black robes’ and cautioned judges from inevitably ending up in the political arena.