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A recent study puts into perspective the amount of non-judicial duties that high court judges perform.
Law ministry has written to states & HCs seeking opinion on the All-India Judicial Service, but had said 3 months ago that there was ‘no consensus’.
Justice Sanjiv Khanna refused to hear Kumar's plea Monday who was sentenced to life imprisonment in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.
It is doubtful if SC collegium’s non-transparent relaxation of income criteria will actually help cause of the marginalised.
The high court in Hyderabad had been functioning for both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana till now.
Delhi HC declined to grant relief to Vodafone saying substantial outstanding demand was pending against the company.
The higher courts in both cases pointed out problems with trial court findings and reversed them.
The earlier bill ran into trouble as West Bengal and Tamil Nadu governments disagreed with it.
Indian courts deal with corruption charges against its judges in two ways: Transfers or looking away
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has asked chief justices and high court judges to not take leaves on working days to tackle the backlog of cases in the Indian judiciary. ThePrint asks: CJI Gogoi’s no leave formula for judges: Fighting backlog in courts or mere rhetoric? Judges must be trained to commit to ‘outcome date certainty’ Sudhir Krishnaswamy Professor, Azim Premji University No one can disagree with the CJI when he says judges spending more time in court will result in a lower case backlog. But this is a very linear understanding of the problem as one of increasing throughput. This is a partial and incomplete way to understand delay and congestion in the court system. The issue is not just about having more court time. We need to assess how we can change and improve the manner in which the court time is used. First, there must be a sharper delineation of the back...