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FPJ Edit: Lawmakers must heed signals from courts - expression of dissent in a democracy cannot be held as 'anti-national'

FPJ Edit: Lawmakers must heed signals from courts - expression of dissent in a democracy cannot be held as 'anti-national'

The signals from the highest courts in the land are getting loud and clear. In case after case and in court after court, the learned just...Read More

Cheque bounce cases touch 35-lakh mark: Supreme Court asks Centre if it can set up additional courts

Cheque bounce cases touch 35-lakh mark: Supreme Court asks Centre if it can set up additional courts

In order to reduce pendency of cheque bounce cases which have reached 35 lakh across courts, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Cent...Read More

Bhopal: Courts accept our right for free boating in Narmada, govt doesn’t: Kewat community

Bhopal: Courts accept our right for free boating in Narmada, govt doesn’t: Kewat community

They have come to Bhopal armed with all documents right from the times of emperor Akbar to the Holkars- all of which they alleged gave th...Read More

Ujjain: Lawyers strike work, submit memo in support of demands

Ujjain: Lawyers strike work, submit memo in support of demands

Ujjain: The judicial work at different courts was majorly affected as lawyers boycotted the routine work on Tuesday in support of their d...Read More

‘People are languishing in jails for more than six years even without framing of charges’

‘People are languishing in jails for more than six years even without framing of charges’

Mumbai: Bombay High Court on Tuesday observed that thousands of prisoners are languishing in jails for several years due to lack of polic...Read More

IHCL shareholders worry over Mistry taking battle to court

IHCL shareholders worry over Mistry taking battle to court

Mumbai : A day after Cyrus P Mistry’s sudden decision to quit from the boards of six Tata group companies, Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHC...Read More

Addressing chronic cases  is the real challenge: CJI

Addressing chronic cases is the real challenge: CJI

Ahmedabad : The real challenge before the judiciary is to address chronic cases which remain festering in courts, Chief Justice of India ...Read More

Six HCs without regular chief justices: govt data

Six HCs without regular chief justices: govt data

New Delhi : Days after the Supreme Court expressed concern over vacancies in the higher judiciary, the latest Law Ministry data shows tha...Read More

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New investments in auto sector stopped post diesel ban: Supriyo

New Delhi : New investments in India’s auto sector have stopped in the last 6 months in view of directions by courts and tribunals to ban...Read More

Petrol cars in top-gear as diesel faces pollution crackdown

Petrol cars in top-gear as diesel faces pollution crackdown

New Delhi : Car buyers seem to have begun lapping up petrol variants in a big way with the diesel vehicles facing wrath of the courts on ...Read More

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CJI moots retd judicial officers as adhoc judges

New Delhi : In a significant step to tackle mounting cases, a conference of chief ministers and chief justices of high courts on Sunday a...Read More

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No plans to review terror cases involving right wing

New Delhi : The Government has no plans to review terror cases involving right wing groups and such matters are between courts and the Na...Read More

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ED building a dossier on Mallya

Mumbai : With a case of Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) being registered against Vijay Mallya, the Enforcement Directorate has ...Read More

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Pratik and Clayton shine

Mumbai : Pratik Patil and Clayton D’Souza from Gunners FC and IC Extension respectively struck hat-tricks to trounce their respective opp...Read More

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With collegium back, it will have to fill over 400 vacancies in HCs

New Delhi : With the collegium system staging a comeback after a gap of six months, it has its task cut out — to fill over 400 vacancies ...Read More

Esteem of apex court has risen, a role model for all courts: Rohatgi

Esteem of apex court has risen, a role model for all courts: Rohatgi

Says I personally believe in abolition of death penalty but not in this case looking at the nature of the crime and also because Memon go...Read More

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Two more cases against PM in Bihar over DNA remark

Patna  : Two more cases have been filed against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for questioning the “DNA” of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kum...Read More

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Kerala top cop courts yet another controversy

Visits house of an accused in an attempt to murder case

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Courts can’t be ‘silent spectator’ in criminal trials

New Delhi : A court cannot be a “silent spectator” while presiding over a trial and should see that neither the prosecution nor the accus...Read More

Fingerprints remain stable over time

Fingerprints remain stable over time

New York : In what could put an end to controversies surrounding  admissibility of fingerprint evidence in courts of law, a study by an I...Read More

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