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India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday September 2, 2014
The ruling BJP's reported decision to appoint former Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam as Kerala governor has set up a political battle, with the Congress hinting at a trade-off.
India | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday September 1, 2014
Former Chief Justice of India Justice P Sathasivam, touted to be the next Governor of Kerala, has denied allegations that his family had sought undue favours from the Tamil Nadu government. Citing charges of alleged impropriety, an advocate asked Pre...
South | Press Trust of India | Monday September 1, 2014
The Centre's reported move to appoint former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice P. Sathasivam as Kerala Governor has sparked a debate in political and legal circles on the propriety of giving gubernatorial assignment to a person who retired from th...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 28, 2014
The All India Bar Association today brought to President Pranab Mukherjee's attention its "deep anguish" on views of Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju that the Chief Justice of India should be selected on merit and not on the basis of s...
India | Agencies | Monday August 25, 2014
The Supreme Court is likely to give its verdict today on a batch of petitions that have asked for the scrapping of coal block allocations made during the previous Congress-led rule.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 20, 2014
The Bombay High Court has suspended a sessions court judge on charges of sexually harassing a female staff worker.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Deputy Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and chief investigating officer of the panel B B Misra along with Justice Mudgal are due to fly to London for investigation purposes, sources said.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday August 15, 2014
As the government pushes ahead on a new law to dramatically change the way judges are appointed or promoted, the Chief Justice of India, RM Lodha, seemed to send out a sharp message today as he said the judiciary, executive and Parliament should not ...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday August 14, 2014
A judge in Madhya Pradesh who has alleged sexual harassment by a senior says she will not cooperate with a panel investigating her complaint saying it is biased.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 13, 2014
The Madras High Court today dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to the Registrar General of the Court to constitute a special bench for deciding habeas corpus petitions challenging detention of persons under the Goonda's Act.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday August 12, 2014
Chief Justice of India RM Lodha has asked the Madhya Pradesh High Court to investigate a judge's complaint of sexual harassment by her senior.
India | Reported by Sandeep Phukan; Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday August 13, 2014
How judges are promoted or transferred in India is set to change dramatically - the opposition Congress has decided to support the government's proposal, which means that the plan will clear both houses of Parliament with ease.
India | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 11, 2014
The Narendra Modi government introduced legislation to change the system of appointing judges for the Supreme Court and High Courts in Parliament today, hours after the Chief Justice of India strongly defended the collegium system of judges selecting...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 11, 2014
The controversy over Karnataka High Court judge KL Manjunath has caused a rift between the BJP-led government and the Supreme Court. Sources say the government has sent a file recommending Justice Manjunath's transfer back to a collegium led by the ...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 11, 2014
Weeks after his allegations that a corrupt judge was protected by politicians and top judges, former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju has made more controversial remarks against former Chief Justices of India.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 11, 2014
In the middle of the government's moves to change the system of appointing judges, Chief Justice of India RM Lodha today strongly defended the collegium system of judges selecting judges.
India | Sunil Prabhu | Friday August 8, 2014
The constitution amendment bill on the selection of judges that the government hopes to bring to Parliament next week will include several new provisions, including making it mandatory for the chief minister of a state to be consulted when High Court...
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava; Edited by Mala Das | Thursday August 7, 2014
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has written to 26 parties for their views on the Judicial Appointments Commission Bill.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Siddharth Ranjan Das; Edited by Mala Das | Monday August 4, 2014
A Madhya Pradesh High Court judge, accused of sexual harassment by a junior, has said he is "ready for the death sentence if found guilty."
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan; Edited by Mala Das | Monday August 4, 2014
A woman additional judge in Gwalior has resigned alleging sexual harassment by a judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.