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SC takes stock on alarming vacancies in subordinate judiciary

~By Manan Malik   While keeping in view the abnormal vacancies in the subordinate judiciary at pan-India level, the Supreme Court under the provision of...
Modi Government’s Governance Dilemma: Filling the vacant positions

Governance: Empty Seats

Illustration: Anthony Lawrence From the Lokpal to the green tribunal, the Supreme Court and High Courts, institutes of higher learning and even investigating agencies, the...
Retired judicial officers can be judges of High Courts, rules SC

Retired judicial officers can be judges of High Courts, rules SC

Supreme Court bench of Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan also says Additional Judges can be appointed to high courts for tenure of less...

Dead, Yet Alive!

Above: The cryogenic storage facility in Michigan, US. The legal status of bodies preserved here is debatable/Photo Courtesy: Cryonics Institute Cryogenic Preservation technology can help...
People waiting at Gurgaon District Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

The Long, Tortuous Wait

Above: People waiting at Gurgaon District Court/Photo: Anil Shakya As the apex court seeks effective solutions to mounting pendency in high courts, it has felt...
Judges-salaries

Govt tables Bill to hike salaries of judges by nearly 200 per cent in...

High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service Amendment) Bill 2017 proposes huge hikes in salaries of judges Union minister for law...
wheelchair

SC orders sensitisation bodies for the disabled at workplaces on lines of sexual harassment...

A Supreme Court bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan on Friday (December 15) suggested stringent reforms at workplaces that would benefit...
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Delhi HC ACJ asks: Why can’t snatching be treated as organised crime?

Court gives the Centre ten days time to explain why Delhi can’t have strict laws in line with Haryana and Maharashtra to curb snatching The...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Pro Bono Work: Charity Begins in Court

While the government may consider such aid by advocates in order to elevate them as judges, its implementation is tough ~By Justice Narendra Chapalgaonkar The legal...
Bilkis Bano case: CJI asks how convicted policemen could go back to active service

Bilkis Bano case: CJI asks how convicted policemen could go back to active service

Above: Bilkis Banoo, who was gang-raped and 14 of her family members were killed during 2002 Gujarat riots, addressing a press conference in Ahmedabad...
Six judges for Hyderabad High Court appointed

Six judges for Hyderabad High Court appointed

Six lawyers have been appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind as judges for the High Court of Hyderabad. The High Court functions as a...

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Supreme Court

SC takes stock on alarming vacancies in subordinate judiciary

~By Manan Malik   While keeping in view the abnormal vacancies in the subordinate judiciary at pan-India level, the Supreme Court under the provision of...
Modi Government’s Governance Dilemma: Filling the vacant positions

Governance: Empty Seats

Illustration: Anthony Lawrence From the Lokpal to the green tribunal, the Supreme Court and High Courts, institutes of higher learning and even investigating agencies, the...
Retired judicial officers can be judges of High Courts, rules SC

Retired judicial officers can be judges of High Courts, rules SC

Supreme Court bench of Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan also says Additional Judges can be appointed to high courts for tenure of less...

Dead, Yet Alive!

Above: The cryogenic storage facility in Michigan, US. The legal status of bodies preserved here is debatable/Photo Courtesy: Cryonics Institute Cryogenic Preservation technology can help...
People waiting at Gurgaon District Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

The Long, Tortuous Wait

Above: People waiting at Gurgaon District Court/Photo: Anil Shakya As the apex court seeks effective solutions to mounting pendency in high courts, it has felt...
Judges-salaries

Govt tables Bill to hike salaries of judges by nearly 200 per cent in...

High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service Amendment) Bill 2017 proposes huge hikes in salaries of judges Union minister for law...
wheelchair

SC orders sensitisation bodies for the disabled at workplaces on lines of sexual harassment...

A Supreme Court bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan on Friday (December 15) suggested stringent reforms at workplaces that would benefit...
The Delhi High Court

Delhi HC ACJ asks: Why can’t snatching be treated as organised crime?

Court gives the Centre ten days time to explain why Delhi can’t have strict laws in line with Haryana and Maharashtra to curb snatching The...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Pro Bono Work: Charity Begins in Court

While the government may consider such aid by advocates in order to elevate them as judges, its implementation is tough ~By Justice Narendra Chapalgaonkar The legal...
Bilkis Bano case: CJI asks how convicted policemen could go back to active service

Bilkis Bano case: CJI asks how convicted policemen could go back to active service

Above: Bilkis Banoo, who was gang-raped and 14 of her family members were killed during 2002 Gujarat riots, addressing a press conference in Ahmedabad...
Six judges for Hyderabad High Court appointed

Six judges for Hyderabad High Court appointed

Six lawyers have been appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind as judges for the High Court of Hyderabad. The High Court functions as a...

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