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Judicial system

To reduce pending cases in courts, fines and fees are a good way to go

In a country where many court cases are fought only for prestige, there should be a cost to occupying the court's time.

Oct 08, 2018, 13:47 PM IST

India's judges don't like to be judged, and petty politics is not going to fix it

The attempt by the Congress-led opposition to impeach the Chief Justice of India reeks of street politics, not statesmanship.

Apr 26, 2018, 10:25 AM IST

Justice system will take care of it: Kamal Haasan on arrest demand over 'Bigg Boss'

Kamal Haasan is unfazed by a Hindu outfit's police complaint seeking a ban on him and his reality show "Bigg Boss", saying he is confident the judicial system will take care of the matter.

Jul 13, 2017, 13:19 PM IST

Allahabad High Court's 150th anniversary: PM Modi calls it 'Tirtha Kshetra' of judiciary; advocates use of IT for speedy justice

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stressed the need for use of technology for speedy delivery of justice and asked startups to come up with innovations to aid the judicial system.

Apr 02, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

CJI slams 'dismal' show of govt's arbitration centre

CJI also lamented that India lacks proper institutions to hold arbitration proceedings, forcing people to approach "five star hotels and clubs" for the purpose.

Oct 23, 2016, 18:02 PM IST

WATCH: ​There must be 'Sabka Nyay', says PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expanded his government's 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas' motto to include 'Sabka Nyay', assuring free legal aid for the vulnerable sections of the society.

Nov 09, 2015, 11:21 AM IST

Judiciary must red-flag any populist decision: Prez at Patna HC centenary celebrations

The process of selection and appointment of judges should conform to the highest of standards, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Saturday, describing an independent judiciary as the "cornerstone" of democracy.

Apr 18, 2015, 18:34 PM IST

Bihar seeks funds from Centre to strengthen judicial system

Bihar on Sunday sought financial assistance from the Centre to strengthen the state's judicial system through increasing the number of judicial officers and non-gazetted employees and expanding infrastructure.

Apr 05, 2015, 17:49 PM IST

Lawyers body forms committee to curb corruption in judiciary

To maintain probity in the judiciary, Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) executive committee has set up grievance committee to handle complaints relating to corruption and misconduct in the judicial system.

Feb 21, 2015, 01:04 AM IST

Judicial system has failed, says ex-attorney general

Gopal Subramanium, former solicitor and attorney general of India said Saturday that the judicial system had failed to provide justice.

Mar 09, 2013, 23:58 PM IST

Judicial system should be accessible and affordable: Prez

President Pranab Mukherjee has said the nation`s judicial system should not only be accessible, but also affordable.

Jan 21, 2013, 12:35 PM IST

Need to tone up judicial infrastructure: SC judge

The judicial infrastrucutre needs to be improved to speed up the delivery of justice, a Supreme Court judge said here on Saturday.

Jan 12, 2013, 21:30 PM IST

Fast-track cases or people may lose faith in judiciary: Murthy

Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy on Friday called for speedy trials, saying inordinate delay in justice delivery is making the public lose faith in judiciary.

Jan 11, 2013, 21:53 PM IST

Judicial system needs change to deal with rape case

Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh said here Tuesday there was a need to change the judicial system to deal with rape and corruption related cases.

Dec 25, 2012, 21:01 PM IST

Court adjournments are like cancer: Vice President

The Vice President is on a three-day visit to Gujarat.

Jan 07, 2012, 17:48 PM IST

Lok Adalats in Odisha getting popular

`Lok Adalats` in Odisha are
becoming more popular as people are getting prompt justice with this alternative justice delivery system.

Jan 05, 2012, 12:39 PM IST

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.

Nov 26, 2011, 14:41 PM IST

Faith in judiciary shattered: Priyadarshini`s mom

More than 15 years after the rape
and murder of law student Priyadarshini Mattoo by a stalker in the national capital, her mother said the long wait for
justice had shattered her faith in the system.

Aug 09, 2011, 23:33 PM IST

Apex court cautions against maligning judges

The Supreme Court has said that judges were not robots with no heart and capacity of feeling hurt.

Jun 20, 2011, 23:52 PM IST

`Judiciary must safeguard values of democracy`

Allahabad High Court Chief Justice Ferdino Inacio Rebello inaugurating an evening court in Hapur city.

May 07, 2011, 19:14 PM IST