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Policy meaningless if implemented without humane face: NHRC

Dattu said the preamble of the Constitution and the articles relating to fundamental rights and directive principles of state policy make protection of human rights a constitutional obligation of the state as well as the duty of a citizen.

CJI Dattu says he will take up NHRC chief’s post if offered

“If I get it (NHRC chairperson’s post), it is fine. If I don’t get it, it is still fine. At present I don’t know who will be appointed. Let us see what happens,” said the CJI.


Meet Justice T S Thakur, man behind the verdict on reforming BCCI

The law ministry will forward the file of Justice Thakur's appointment to the Prime Minister's Office. His Warrant of Appointment will be issued after the President approves it.

Supreme Court creche opens, CJI Dattu welcomes first guest with chocolates, flowers

The CJI told her parents he was elated to receive the first entrant, who appeared sleepy-eyed, to the crèche, which became functional Wednesday.

NJAC ruling will not affect judiciary’s ties with executive: CJI Dattu

I have always said that they are all mature people. We do our work and they do theirs. They know how to accept a judgment,” the CJI told The Indian Express.

My grandson looks like a ninja because he's forced to wear mask: CJI Dattu on pollution in Delhi

Chief Justice H L Dattu was responding to a submission from senior lawyer Harish Salve that he had to take a steroid for the first time last week to tackle breathing problems caused by pollution in the national capital.


Madras High Court judge warns CJ of contempt of court

Justice Karnan has said he would go to the National SC/ST Commission against Justice Kaul for “harassing” him.

Govt will not encroach judiciary's independence on NJAC: Sadananda Gowda

Asserting that the government is "not going back" on NJAC, Gowda said it would ensure the supremacy of Parliament.

Govt and Supreme Court face-off: CJI Dattu says won’t join panel

Additional judges are appointed for two-year terms, and their terms are usually extended before expiry of the previous stint.

Delhi Confidential: Showing restraint

With the government eager to showcase its achievements at the end of its first year in office, the I&B Ministry is planning to rope in PM Narendra Modi to hold a “Talkathon”.