India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 17, 2015
The Supreme Court has appointed CBI officer Vivek Priyadarshi to head the investigating team that is assisting former chief justice RM Lodha in determining the role of BCCI official Sunder Raman in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) betting and spo...
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Friday April 17, 2015
Justice KS Khehar will head the Constitution bench in place of Justice Anil R Dave, who had recused from hearing petitions challenging the validity of new National Judicial Appointments Commission.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan and Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Monday April 13, 2015
The government has said that starting today, how India's judges are chosen has been changed.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 8, 2015
Family of 38-year-old Shahnawaz, who was thrashed to death in a road rage incident in central Delhi's Turkman Gate, met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today at Delhi Secretariat and demanded justice and a speedy trial.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 7, 2015
Italian Marine Massimiliano Latorre, who along with a colleague is accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012, today moved the Supreme Court seeking extension of his stay in Italy on medical grounds.
India News | Agencies | Monday April 6, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the judiciary should have an internal mechanism of self- assessment and be "perfect," and cautioned against verdicts influenced by "five-star activists".
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan | Sunday April 5, 2015
Chief Justice of India HL Dattu has called the controversy over holding a judges' conference on Good Friday "avoidable" adding that the issue "will be settled within the family."
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 5, 2015
Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Saturday refused to comment on his Supreme Court colleague Kurian Joseph's objection to the holding of the judges' conference on Good Friday and Easter weekend and rubbished reports that another judge had also disap...
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan | Sunday April 5, 2015
A Supreme Court judge, who had earlier objected to a judges' conference being held on Good Friday, declined a dinner invitation from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for this evening saying that he will be in Kerala for religious ceremonies.
Press Trust of India | Friday April 3, 2015
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has said he is proud to see Jagmohan Dalmiya as the BCCI chief and is confident the veteran cricket administrator will do justice to his new post.
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Monday March 30, 2015
The Chief Justice of India, HL Dattu, today defended holding a conference on Good Friday, a national holiday, saying he only wants to make sure that the work of courts across the country is not affected.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Justice Sunil Ambwani today took oath as the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court at Raj Bhawan in Jaipur.
Karnataka News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Sunday March 22, 2015
The Karnataka High Court today barred the state government from making public any interim report on the probe into the "unnatural death" of IAS officer DK Ravikumar. The order comes a day after Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that the government's s...
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday March 10, 2015
The Narendra Modi government has justified the enactment of two laws to help replace the existing collegium system of judicial appointments with the institution of the National Judicial Appointments Commission.
Press Trust of India | Friday February 20, 2015
Mr Roy's application filed early this week for extension of facilities by four to six weeks did not come up for hearing and an effort to get relief today from a bench headed by Justice T S Thakur failed.
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday February 17, 2015
The Supreme Court today observed that debarring persons against whom charges have been framed by a court from contesting elections will be against the ethos of democracy.
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Wednesday February 11, 2015
The Supreme Court pulled up the Union government today for spending crores on the Republic Day parade but delaying the payment of compensation to farmers for land acquired from them.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday February 12, 2015
The Delhi High Court today issued notice to the central and Delhi governments on the deplorable conditions of undertrial prisoners, including women and the mentally challenged, in jails here.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday January 22, 2015
The Supreme Court has come down heavily on N. Srinivasan for his conflict of interest in Indian cricket. His re-election as Board chief is in jeopardy.
Press Trust of India | Saturday January 17, 2015
A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw issued notice to Boxing India, Indian Olympic Association and boxer Laisram Sarita Devi and sought their replies after the petitioner, a lawyer, submitted there is a provision under the...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 12, 2015
The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India HL Dattu today referred to another bench a plea of Massimiliano Latorre, one of the two Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012, seeking extension of his stay in Italy on he...
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Saturday January 10, 2015
Chief Justice of India, HL Dattu, says he rates Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "a good leader" and "a good human being."
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 7, 2015
The newly formed NITI Aayog, which has replaced the Planning Commission of the Nehruvian-era, may come as a blessing in disguise for smaller states, according to Goa Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 2, 2015
The Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court today set up a special bench of Justice CR Kumaraswamy to hear the appeals filed by former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others who had questioned their conviction in the disproportiona...