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India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 29, 2014
West Bengal government today decided to appeal before a division bench of Calcutta High Court challenging a single bench order that directed registration of an FIR against Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal for his controversial comments against women a...
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday July 29, 2014
The Narendra Modi government says top jurists who attended a meeting with ministers on Monday have favoured a change in the way Supreme Court and High Court judges are selected.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 28, 2014
Ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal today declined to comment on the Calcutta High Court order of filing an FIR against party MP Tapas Pal for his controversial comments against women and its direction that the CID probe the matter.
India | A Vaidyanathan | Monday July 28, 2014
At a meeting convened today by the Centre, the predominant views among the jurists was that the collegium system of selection of judges of the Supreme Court and high courts had failed, and that it had to be changed.
India | Monideepa Banerjie (With inputs from agencies) | Monday July 28, 2014
A police case or FIR must be filed straightaway against parliamentarian Tapas Pal of Bengal's Trinamool Congress for threatening to have women relatives of Left workers raped, the Calcutta High Court said today. It also ruled that the Criminal Inves...
Sunday July 27, 2014
The 'no-objection' from two stock exchanges would allow the two companies to file their scheme of amalgamation with the High Court for further clearance of the deal.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 27, 2014
Veteran BJP leader Kaptan Singh Solanki was sworn-in as the new Governor of Haryana on Sunday. Acting Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court Ashutosh Mohunta administered the oath of office and secrecy to 75-year-old Kaptan Singh Solanki at t...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Tanima Biswas; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Sunday July 27, 2014
Tension continues to simmer in Saharanpur in western Uttar Pradesh amid a curfew following violent clashes between two groups on Saturday that killed three and injured 33, including policemen. 38 people have been arrested in connection with the inci...
India | Reported by Tanima Biswas; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Sunday July 27, 2014
Tension continues to simmer in Saharanpur in western Uttar Pradesh amid a curfew following Saturday's violent clashes between two groups that killed 3 and injured 20.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 26, 2014
Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul was today sworn in as Chief Justice of Madras High Court by Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah at the Raj Bhavan here.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 25, 2014
The Delhi High Court has sought response from municipal agencies, especially the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), on whether they have complied with the provisions of the 2013 law prohibiting employment of manual scavengers and are providing their rehabilitati...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 25, 2014
The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued show cause notices to two lawyers asking them why criminal contempt proceedings should not be initiated against them for allegedly abusing and manhandling people from the Northeast, including a woman advocate, ...
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Devesh Kumar | Thursday July 24, 2014
Spurred into action following the controversy triggered by Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju's revelation that three former Supreme Court Chief Justices had made "improper compromises'' to grant extensions to an additional judge of the ...
Opinion | Harish Khare | Thursday July 24, 2014
He failed a test, writes Harish Khare.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday July 23, 2014
After the Indian government said it cannot "govern or guide" the BCCI, the Delhi High Court decided to hear a petition to convert the world's richest cricket body into a national sports federation or create one for cricket.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 23, 2014
In the eye of a storm over the extension to a high court judge facing corruption allegations, former Law Minister HR Bhardwaj on Tuesday supported strengthening the present system of judicial appointments saying that the National Democratic Alliance ...
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, A Vaidyanathan, Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday July 23, 2014
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's office allegedly intervened to keep a reportedly corrupt judge in office even though the three most senior judges of the Supreme Court made it clear they were against this, said sources to NDTV today.
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Eminent jurists are now stressing on the need for judicial reform after sensational claims made by former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju about how an allegedly corrupt judge was allowed to continue in the Madras High Court 10 years ago a...
Tuesday July 22, 2014
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday said it would pass an order in a day or two on the bail plea of Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) promoter Jignesh Shah, arrested in the Rs 5,000 crore National Spot Exchange Ltd scam.
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.