New Delhi (ILNS): On an appeal to appoint more judges, or even re-appoint retired judges to handle the huge pendency of cases, the Supreme Court today commented: “It may appear easy from outside but it is not so.”
The rules for organisations seeking foreign funding have been tightened. But the fact remains that some are doing yeoman’s service and even filled the gap left by government programmes during the pandemic.
Justice Kamaljit Singh Garewal, one of the most eminent and illustrious retired jurists of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, elaborates on a subject most members of the judicial community talk about but rarely commit to writing and analysing
Recently Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, wrote a letter dated 06.10.2020 to the Hon’ble Chief Justice of India, S. A. Bobde, alleging that some High Court judges are attempting to protect the interests of the major opposition party, Telugu Desam Party,....
All India Judges Association (AIJA) and the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) have condemned the letter dated October 6, 2020, sent to Chief Justice of India by Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy making serious allegations against a sitting judge of the Supreme Court.
A new system has been devised as an experiment for hearing cases in the Patna High Court. Chief Justice Sanjay Karol sat with Justice S Kumar in his chamber, while the lawyers who attended the hearing appeared in another courtroom and attended the hearing through video conferencing.
Grievances expressed against judges and judgments are not necessarily without merit. But they can be pursued without bringing the CJI and the judiciary into public disrepute, thereby weakening its popular base of support in these troubled times when there is need for judicial unity.
The Registry of the Supreme Court of India has written to the President of Supreme Court Advocates on Record Association informing about the decision made in a meeting held on August 11 among Judges of the Committee with regards to the resumption of physical hearing of cases in the Court Rooms.