The NDA government is seeking the views of various political parties and eminent jurists to set up a Judicial Appointments Commission which seeks to scrap the present system of judges appointing j...
The following is the full text of the Address by the Chief Justice of India, K.G. Balakrishnan on the eve of the National Law Day. November 26 is celebrated as National Law Day because it was on this day in 1949 that the Constituent Assembly of India adopted the Constitution, which then came into effect on January 26, 1950.
The government has to be applauded for rejecting the recommendation made by the Supreme Court to elevate Justice P.D. Dinakaran (Dec. 5). The collegium could have been a bit more proactive in withd...
The Supreme Court on Friday stayed an order passed by the Chief Information Commissioner directing its Registry to furnish information it has about a Union Minister who allegedly approached Justic...
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court has been repeatedly urging that we must have thousands more as members of the judiciary as the solution to the problem of arrears. But that will only be a remedy which could aggravate the malady. This is a mediocre recipe that could prove counter-productive. »
The judge in the 26/11 trial court, M.L. Tahaliyani, reprimanded the Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab's lawyer, Abbas Kazmi, for making "irresponsible" statements and asked him to explain why his services could not be terminated for "misconduct". »