Additional judges are appointed for two-year terms, and their terms are usually extended before expiry of the previous stint.
In note, officer seeks directions from seniors; joint director says case sensitive, probe on.
58 MPs submitted a petition to Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairperson Hamid Ansari seeking impeachment of Justice S K Gangele.
These include two judges of the Patna High Court, one judge each for Orissa, Sikkim and Punjab and Haryana high courts.
Government on Monday brought into force a controversial law to appoint members to the higher judiciary, two days before a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court hears a clutch of petitions challenging the National Judicial Appointments Commission Act.
The judges also sought protocol assistance for retired judges for, among other things.
The secretaries said there was real fear of getting entangled in criminal cases even if their action was in public interest.
Gadkari insists that no work can get done if the consent clause in the land acquisition Bill stays.
Balakrishnan said he didn’t see anything wrong if a person, who had converted to another religion, were to reconvert to the original religion.
The explanation for introducing Section 66A was that it was needed to deal with cyber crimes against women.
Law Commission proposes a set of radical election reforms.
Sources in RS Secretariat told Ansari would “soon” initiate the impeachment process, beginning with verification of the MPs’ signatures.
Bill introduced, BJP forms committee to get inputs, PM tells party to ‘bust the myths’.
Emotive issue as it concerns farmers, needs to be addressed, says Venkaiah.
The AG also pointed out that the Supreme Court and high courts are competent to deal with tax-related matters.
Government said no postings until PIL on new appointment process is sorted.
Kapil sibal said that this is yet another U-turn by NDA government.
Government could bring a Bill in the Budget Session to amend the Arbitration Act.
Mudgal committee was set up following controversy over Tamil Nadu government’s ban on Kamal Hassan-starrer Vishwaroopam.
Partap Singh Bajwa and Amarinder Singh, fighting for control of Punjab Congress, take their battle to Delhi.
V S Sampath, whose term as CEC ends on Thursday, discusses party funding and convicted lawmakers.
The cabinet cleared the ordinance after the mines ministry stressed the need for urgent action.
Incidentally, President Pranab Mukherjee had asked the NDA government to explain the urgency behind the ordinance.
Justice Saran is the senior-most Judge of the Allahabad High Court after Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justice Imtiyaz Murtaza.
In this Idea Exchange, Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal defends relative and minister Bikram Singh Majithia.
It was only after Jaitley, Gowda and Gadkari put forth the government’s viewpoint did Pranab sign the ordinance.
The government is likely to send the NJAC Bill to the President soon.
The logjam is mainly due to the fact that the BJP has just 45 MPs in RS which has a total strength of 243.
Sources in the PMO said the government is seriously considering an ordinance to effect the changes.
J&K: BJP says govt shall be formed as it sends out feelers...
Vajpayee first met Ghatate in 1957 when he moved to Delhi from Nagpur to study law.
Notifications sent to President on Tuesday evening through a special messenger.
Ghatate said the former prime minister remains 'one of the most respected politicians in the country'.
Both PDP and Congress leaders didn't rule out the possibility of joining hands to form the next government.
'Sexual Harassment’ - Ex-additional district & sessions judge says she will cooperate with panel
Delhi govt has been asked to send formal proposal to Urban Development Ministry by next week