India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan | Thursday December 18, 2014
The Supreme Court today ordered the removal of a senior judge accused of sexually harassing a woman judge in Madhya Pradesh from administrative and supervisory work, and said a panel appointed by the state's Chief Justice to investigate the allegatio...
Thursday December 11, 2014
Reliance Industries has named former UK judge Sir Bernard Rix as its arbitrator in the KG-D6 cost recovery dispute with the government in place of former Chief Justice of India S P Bharucha who quit last week.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 7, 2014
Concerned over a backlog of more than three crore cases in courts across the country, Chief Justice of India HL Dattu has asked the Chief Justices of all High Courts to ensure expeditious disposal of cases pending for five years or more.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday December 4, 2014
The Chief Justice of India today shared with NDTV his reason for setting up an unprecedented special bench to hear cases related to social issues. "A case on missing children hurt me the most. I felt the need for a bench to hear such cases," said Jus...
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan; Edited by Vishnu Varma | Wednesday December 3, 2014
In an unprecedented move, the Chief Justice of India has set up a special bench of two judges to hear cases related to social issues.
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday December 2, 2014
A meeting at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence tomorrow between the government, opposition and the Chief Justice of India will decide a new chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation, a post that has lately been steeped in controversy.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday November 27, 2014
Chief Justice of India HL Dattu, who took over two months ago, has said curbing women's freedom is not the way to increase women's safety. Rather, a systemic response is needed to stop sexual violence.
NDTVSports,SoumitraBose | Monday November 24, 2014
Supreme Court, while examining the Justice Mukul Mudgal report on corruption in IPL 2013, raised questions of conflict of interest on N. Srinivasan, putting in doubt the suspended cricket administrator's re-election as BCCI president.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 18, 2014
The Nanavati Commission submitted its second and final report today on the 2002 Gujarat riots to state Chief Minister Anandiben Patel. More than 1,000 people, mostly Muslims, had died in the riots.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 22, 2014
Indian-American Anita M Singh, who previously worked at the White House on cyber-related issues, has been appointed the Chief of Staff and Counselor in the National Security Division of the US Justice Department.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 8, 2014
The Supreme Court today refused to fix any cooling off period for judges to take up government assignments after retirement, an issue which has been widely debated after former Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam took governorship soon after his tenu...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 1, 2014
The city government on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it has issued an order for compulsory registration of private placement agencies providing domestic workers while making it clear that all such unregistered firms will have to shut down af...
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday September 28, 2014
A Supreme Court judge understands the pain of the common man, and so, every case is important, new Chief Justice of India, Justice HL Dattu, has said.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 28, 2014
Justice Handyala Lakshminarayanaswamy Dattu was today sworn in as the 42nd Chief Justice of India by President Pranab Mukherjee.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday September 26, 2014
Outgoing Chief Justice of India Justice RM Lodha today said no judge should accept a post retirement government job or constitutional office and added that there should be a two year cooling off period.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan; Edited by Mala Das | Monday September 22, 2014
A woman lawyer's claim that she had taken poisonous tablets because her complaint of gang-rape had been ignored led to drama in the Supreme Court today.
India | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday September 21, 2014
The floodwaters are yet to recede in parts of Srinagar. But the Jammu and Kashmir high court is already up and running - from the official residence of one of the judges in Gupkar Road.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 13, 2014
Chief Justice R.M. Lodha on Saturday said that India has already arrived at a stage where nobody can tinker with the independence of the judiciary, but exhorted that to strengthen the role of law, the judiciary will have to ensure that it was complet...
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday September 9, 2014
The Supreme Court has concluded hearings on whether it should cancel the licenses for nearly 200 coal blocks which it declared illegal last month. The verdict will be delivered on or before the 26th of this month since that is the last working day fo...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 7, 2014
Criminal justice system in the country should not limit itself with taking penal action alone but should also think about ways to reform convicts, a Supreme Court judge said yesterday.