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SC dismisses PIL seeking increase in retirement age of state High Court judges

SC dismisses PIL seeking increase in retirement age of state High Court judges

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction to increase the retirement age of a...Read More

Bombay High Court to get 4 more judges

Bombay High Court to get 4 more judges

With the appointments of these four jud­ges, the existing strength of HC judges would now become 68, less than the sanctioned strength of...Read More

HC sets aside compulsory retirement of lower court judge

HC sets aside compulsory retirement of lower court judge

Mintu Mallick, a judge and a railway magistrate at the Sealdah court, was suspended in 2007 and in 2013

Mumbai: MMRCL pulled up for shoddy transplantation of trees

Mumbai: MMRCL pulled up for shoddy transplantation of trees

Mumbai: The Judges’ Committee on Friday slammed the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) for failing to live up to the ‘assuranc...Read More

Congress leaders have tried to intimidate SC judges  with threat of impeachment, says PM Narendra Modi

Congress leaders have tried to intimidate SC judges with threat of impeachment, says PM Narendra Modi

Alwar: The BJP has no dearth of excuses for not facilitating the Ram temple. On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to the extent o...Read More

Supreme Court gets 4 new judges, taking its strength to 28

Supreme Court gets 4 new judges, taking its strength to 28

New Delhi: Justices Hemant Gupta, R Subhash Reddy, M R Shah and Ajay Rastogi were Friday sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court, taking ...Read More

Supreme Court: Vacancies for judges in lower courts unacceptable

Supreme Court: Vacancies for judges in lower courts unacceptable

New Delhi: Describing vacancies of 5133 judges in the lower judiciary as ‘wholly unacceptable,’ the Supreme Court on Monday ordered a suo...Read More

Supreme Court judges will contribute to Kerala flood relief fund, says CJI Dipak Misra

Supreme Court judges will contribute to Kerala flood relief fund, says CJI Dipak Misra

New Delhi: The judges of the Supreme Court will contribute Rs 25,000 each to the Kerala flood relief fund, informed Chief Justice of Indi...Read More

Government wants last word on judges

Government wants last word on judges

The BJP government has sent a message to the judiciary that by securing an absolute mandate from the people, it has the right to decide w...Read More

Judges’ assets: Nothing but the full truth

Judges’ assets: Nothing but the full truth

The judiciary is the third pillar of democracy so that judges of the Supreme Court and the 24 high courts have to declare their assets af...Read More

SC collegium’s recommendation for appointments of 2 lawyers as HC judges returned by govt for second time

SC collegium’s recommendation for appointments of 2 lawyers as HC judges returned by govt for second time

New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium’s recommendation for the appointments of two lawyers, one of them a former top court judge’s son, ...Read More

Judges join politics to ensure political justice

Judges join politics to ensure political justice

Justice and politics are implacable foes, so when a high court judge joins politics, it creates a sensation. Two judges have done exactly...Read More

Justice K M Joseph’s elevation to apex court: Supreme Court collegium asserts its authority

Justice K M Joseph’s elevation to apex court: Supreme Court collegium asserts its authority

New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium, comprising five senior-most judges, on Wednesday asserted its authority in the judicial appointme...Read More

Politics taking a toll of judicial appointments

Politics taking a toll of judicial appointments

It is unfortunate that politics has reared its head again in the appointment of a Supreme Court judge despite such a serious shortage of ...Read More

Publicity interest litigants should be heard, too

Publicity interest litigants should be heard, too

Three judges of the apex court reportedly questioned  Dhanda this week about his temerity to ask attorney general K K Venugopal why he ob...Read More

Supreme Court and HC judges get 250 percent salary hike

Supreme Court and HC judges get 250 percent salary hike

New Delhi: The government on Tuesday announced a whopping salary and pension hike of over 250% for Supreme Court and High Court judges wi...Read More

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Indore: ‘Whatever happened should not have happened’

Indore: Former High Court judges and senior advocates of city expressed concern and disappointment after four sitting judges of the Supre...Read More

Supreme Court collegium overrules Intelligence Bureau input on appointment of judges

Supreme Court collegium overrules Intelligence Bureau input on appointment of judges

New Delhi: Professional competence of those being considered for appointment as judges can best be determined by the members of the highe...Read More

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5 more judges to join SC on Friday

New delhi : The President has cleared appointment of five more judges in the Supreme Court, raising the total strength to 28 as against t...Read More

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7 killed in two suicide attacks in northwest Pak

Peshawar : At least seven people were killed and several others, including judges, injured today in two separate suicide attacks in Pakis...Read More

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