Saturday, Dec 03, 2022

high courts


Over 59 lakh cases pending in High Courts, and where 96 women judges are serving

August 02, 2022 5:57 am

Replying to a question from Dr C M Ramesh (BJP) on July 28, Law Minister Kiren Rijiju provided a break-up for a backlog of 59,57,454 cases in 25 High Courts.

Supreme Court directs PCI to process applications of new pharmacy colleges

June 01, 2022 10:08 am

The high court had said that a statutory body must trace the source of its power to a statutory provision and the exercise of executive authority by PCI in the present instance was in excess of its powers and thus cannot be sustained.

Don't make general observations, avoid sweeping statements: Supreme Court to HCs

February 18, 2022 2:02 am

“We advise the high courts not to make general observations which are not warranted in the case. The high courts shall refrain from making sweeping observations which are beyond the contours of the controversy and/or issues before them,” a bench of Justices M R Shah and B V Nagarathna said.

Centre appoints CJs to eight HCs; transfers five others

October 10, 2021 3:07 am

The Supreme Court Collegium had recommended the transfer of the five Chief Justices on September 16.

What is the Collegium system's role in protecting democracy?

July 09, 2021 8:55 am

Dushyant Dave writes: Selection of deserving judges is essential to ensure independence of judiciary. The Collegium must do its best in this task

Revise judges’ appointment process to build judicial capacity

April 20, 2021 9:41 pm

None of the public deliberations on the issues plaguing the judiciary acknowledges that the institution refuses to change the way it functions and takes comfort in institutionalised opacity

Tracking cases using eCourts Services app: How to use it and is it useful

March 18, 2019 4:52 pm

How does the eCourts Services app help users seeking updates on their court case?

Law Commission for dedicated HC benches to speed up arbitrations

August 06, 2014 1:12 am

High costs and the delay in the process have been major complaints against arbitration in India.

Cabinet clears amendments to judicial accountability Bill

February 13, 2014 12:54 am

Clause barring ‘unwarranted comments’ by judges dropped.

8 years on,RTI Act counts its milestones

October 12, 2013 2:42 am

From getting judges and ministers to disclose assets to helping uncover scams,law has become potent weapon