South | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 24, 2014
In a strong reaction to Justice Markandey Katju who had demanded disclosure of his assets, DMK chief M Karunanidhi today said his "asset account is an open book" and demanded that the former Supreme Court Judge disclose his assets.
India | Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Two senior judges are having a public spat over allegations that a corrupt judge was protected 10 years ago.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 22, 2014
The BJP today asked former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the Congress party to answer questions on allegations of "improper compromises" by three ex-Chief Justices of India (CJI) during the UPA rule.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday July 22, 2014
After his sensational allegations that three former Chief Justices of India made "improper compromises" to keep a corrupt judge, Justice Markandey Katju today confronted one of them, Justice RC Lahoti, with six questions.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 21, 2014
Former Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishnan today hit back at Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju, terming as "completely baseless" his allegations that he and two other ex-CJIs made "improper compromises" in retaining a Tamil Nadu jud...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday July 21, 2014
When asked about why he waited for 10 years to disclose that an allegedly corrupt judge was allowed to continue in office in the Madras High Court, Justice Markandey Katju insisted on NDTV that the "question is not why I did not make this disclosure ...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 17, 2014
The mother of graphic designer Rizwanur Rehman, whose mysterious death in 2007 had created a political furor, Kishwar Jahan today demanded justice from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after a police officer linked to the case was given a c...
India | Agencies | Wednesday July 16, 2014
The Supreme Court today issued notices to all states seeking their views on whether a terminally ill person can execute a living will that life support system be withdrawn if he or she reaches a vegetative state with no hope of revival.
India | Reporting by A Vaidyanathan, Written by Devesh Kumar | Tuesday July 15, 2014
The Supreme Court collegium has reiterated its recommendation to elevate Karnataka High Court judge K L Manjunath as Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court, turning down the Centre's advice to reconsider it, say sources.
India | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Thursday July 10, 2014
Appeals by death row convicts for a stay in their execution will be heard by a three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court from August 16.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 6, 2014
Madhya Pradesh High Court Chief Justice A M Khanvilkar has admitted the letter petition written by Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on the issue of Madhya Pradesh Professional Board Examination scam and a division bench will hear it tomorro...
Opinion | Harish Khare | Thursday July 3, 2014
The government was ill-advised to take a stand on Gopal Subramanium's suitability, writes Harish Khare.
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Devesh Kumar | Thursday July 3, 2014
The NDA government, under fire from the Chief Justice of India for unilaterally rejecting former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium's name from the list of candidates recommended by a collegium for appointment as Supreme Court judges, today clarifie...
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday July 2, 2014
Chief Justice of India R M Lodha today criticised the NDA government for dropping former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium from the panel of four names recommended for appointment as Supreme Court judges by a collegium, pointing out that the segreg...
Thursday June 26, 2014
Vodafone Group has already begun an international arbitration against the Indian government in the more than Rs 20,000 crore tax case. From its side, the Indian government has appointed former Chief Justice of India RC Lahoti as arbitrator in the tax...
India | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Thursday June 19, 2014
The backlog of nearly two crore cases in India's courts can be cleared to an extent by curtailing the total number of court holidays, believes Mukul Rohatgi, who took charge as the Attorney General of India today.
India | Agence-France Presse | Wednesday June 18, 2014
UN human rights chief Navi Pillay on Tuesday urged India to ensure that perpetrators of caste-based sexual attacks do not escape justice.
Tuesday June 17, 2014
The government has appointed former Chief Justice of India R C Lahoti as arbitrator in the Rs 20,000-crore tax dispute case with UK telecom major Vodafone.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday May 15, 2014
A new set of Supreme Court judges are being assigned to hear the high-profile Sahara case, according to the Press Trust of India. One of the two judges hearing the case is retiring. The other wrote to the Chief Justice of India offering to opt out of...
India | A Vaidyanathan | Monday April 28, 2014
On Day 1 of his tenure, Justice RM Lodha, the new Chief Justice of India, showed that he was committed to a speedy trial of cases when he made it clear to the advocates that he won't grant adjournments on frivolous grounds.