Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: CJI

‘Protect judiciary from motivated, targeted attacks’: CJI tells lawyers on Constitution Day

CJI Ramana stressed that the most important feature of the Constitution is the fact that it provides a framework for debate that allows the nation to 'progress and evolve'.

‘Justice now depends on technology,’ said SA Bobde. Indian judiciary has miles to go

Legal acumen doesn't translate to tech competence. We need adequate training to transit from paper briefs to screens.

Vibrant judiciary essential for healthy democracy, says CJI Ramana at NALSA

Speaking at the launch of the 'Pan India Legal Awareness and Outreach Campaign' Saturday, CJI NV Ramana also said that the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed some deep-rooted problems.

Justice Nagarathna says appointing women to senior judicial posts can break gender stereotypes

SC Justice B.V. Nagarathna, who will possibly be the first woman Chief Justice of India in 2027, said visibility of women as judicial officers can advance representation.

SC to pronounce interim order on pleas seeking independent probe into Pegasus row next week

The pleas seeking an independent probe are related to reports of alleged snooping by govt agencies on eminent citizens, politicians and scribes by using NSO group's spyware Pegasus.

Govt ‘cherry picking’ appointments of tribunal members, our selection ‘waste of time’, SC says

Modi govt claims it had notified 84 appointments in three different tribunals —NCLT, AFT and ITAT — on 12 September. It was pulled up even for these appointments.

Polls no ‘guarantee against tyranny’ of the elected — full text of CJI Ramana speech

Delivering the 17th Justice P D Desai Memorial Trust lecture, CJI Ramana also spoke about how the rule of law would become 'illusory' if controlled by the legislature or the executive.

Justice Ashok Bhushan’s verdicts stand testimony to his welfarist & humanist approach: CJI

While bidding farewell, CJI Ramana said that Justice Bhushan's journey has truly been remarkable as he has spent nearly two decades delivering justice in constitutional courts.

UK MPs, Nobel laureates urge India to free jailed Bhima Koregaon activists ‘in grave danger’

Letter says 'human rights defenders' awaiting trials in jails have developed health issues because of 'neglect, absence of proper medical care, deplorable hygiene conditions'.

Farm protests as much of a super-spreader as Kumbh, Eid shopping. Suspend them immediately

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.