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CJI takes stock of judicial functioning during pandemic, takes up issue of vacancies in HCs with CJs

Chief Justice of India (CJI) N V Ramana took up the issue of vacancies in high courts in his first-ever virtual meeting with chief justices...

A convivial soul, Soli lived a full life & enjoyed every moment of it | India News

Soli Sorabjee Soli and I graduated from the same law college, though in different years, the Government Law College, Bombay, as it was then known....

SC says Dave misinforming people about its order on Covid-19; Salve quits as amicus | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday accused senior advocate Dushyant Dave of spreading misinformation that the apex court was transferring Covid management proceedings pending...

‘National health emergency’: Supreme Court asks Centre for plan today | India News

NEW DELHI: A day after India’s daily new Covid-19 cases crossed the grim 3-lakh mark amid desperate cries for oxygen in hospitals, the Supreme Court...

CJI says women lawyers not stepping forward to become judges citing domestic responsibilities

Chief Justice of India SA Bobde on Thursday claimed that the collegium routinely considers the names of women lawyers from the Supreme Court bar for...

Time has come for appointment of woman as Chief Justice of India: SC | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday said that time has come when a woman should be Chief Justice of India and stressed that there...

‘Let us know if you want to marry her’: CJI SA Bobde to man accused of raping minor

Chief Justice of India SA Bobde triggered a controversy on Monday with his remarks in two cases. In one case, he asked a man accused...

UK district judge flings away Justice Markandey Katju’s expert evidence in Nirav Modi case | India News

NEW DELHI: An UK district judge flung away the expert evidence given by retired Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju on behalf of diamantaire Nirav Modi...

“Rationalised” tree value must be included in all project costs to deter tree cutting, says CJI

New Delhi: In a move that will impact all development project costs, the Supreme Court has suggested that the government frame a protocol that makes...

Would consider laying down protocol for road widening projects which require tree cutting:SC | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that it would consider laying down a protocol to be followed for projects like road widening which...

Canadian leader Ujjal Dosanjh writes to CJI seeking SIT probe into R-Day violence | India News

CHANDIGARH: Punjab-born former premier of Canada’s British Columbia (BC) province, Ujjal Dev Dosanjh, has written an open letter to the Chief Justice of Indian (CJI)...

Supreme Court likely to restart physical hearings soon | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court is likely to resume physical hearings in three to four weeks, the Bar Council of India (BCI) said on Monday...

SC to open shutters for physical hearing after a year | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court is likely to resume physical hearing in three to four weeks, the Bar Council of India said on Monday after...

Controversial Pocso rulings cost HC judge her confirmation | India News

NEW DELHI: Back-to-back controversial decisions relating to child sexual offences forced the Supreme Court collegium to take the unprecedented step of withdrawing its recommendation to...

SC slams Centre for doing nothing to curb TV programmes having instigating effect | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday slammed the Centre for “not doing anything” to curb TV programmes which have “instigating effect” and said that...

Spiritual Guru moves SC for custody of disciple from her parents | India News

NEW DELHI: A man in his 40s, married with two daughters, moved the Supreme Court seeking to free a 21-year-old woman from “illegal custody” of...

Lawyers write to CJI for resuming regular physical court hearing | India News

NEW DELHI: Several lawyers on Wednesday wrote to Chief Justice of India S A Bobde seeking to resume regular physical hearing in the courts saying...

Supreme Court slams Centre over farm protests, to form panel to examine laws | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday expressed its extreme disappointment with the way Centre has handled farmers agitation over the new farm laws. The...

‘We find it disturbing’: SC on HC order to examine if there is constitutional breakdown in Andhra Pradesh | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday termed as “disturbing” and stayed the interim order passed by the Andhra Pradesh high court which had sought...

SC to form panel to resolve Centre-farmers deadlock | India News

NEW DELHI: In a bid to safeguard the interests of farmers and to also uphold the right to citizens to free movement, the Supreme Court...

Courts of appeal in four regions a must to ease burden on SC: AG | India News

NEW DELHI: Attorney general K K Venugopal on Thursday said Courts of Appeal must be set up in four regions of the country to adjudicate...

View: Public commentary on the court is proportionate to its own oversize role in governance

By Arghya Sengupta We live in an age of plentiful speech. The explosion of social media has democratised the possibility of speech reaching diverse audiences....

Courts must test government response, policy on pandemic: Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi

NEW DELHI: Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said on Friday that courts must scrutinise government responses and policies during a pandemic on the...