August 24, 2021 7:53 am
Upendra Baxi writes: No judge is ‘subordinate’ to any other. As constitutional beings, judges are limited in jurisdiction but also supreme within their own jurisdiction.
February 07, 2021 2:52 am
Justice Shah, who was present physically at the centre along with Gujarat Minister of State home, parliamentary affairs, law and justice, Pradipsinh Jadeja, also acknowledged a shortage of mediators and assured he is already looking at ways to resolve the issue.
September 10, 2020 9:56 am
Ravi Shankar Prasad writes: Those who have been defeated repeatedly by the people of India through a popular mandate cannot and should not control the polity and governance through collusive cases from the corridors of the Supreme Court and other courts. This is unacceptable.
May 18, 2020 9:51 pm
India must use the current situation to push for use of technology to improve procedural and substantive aspects of the legal process.
May 14, 2020 11:10 am
Even for the states having extremely low pendency, separate tribunals have been created, she added.
August 21, 2019 9:10 am
Case and court management are the most important areas which, unfortunately, have not been adverted to in the Economic Surveys. The Ease of Doing Business Report of the World Bank for 2018 and 2019 shows that the time taken to decide a case has remained static at 1,445 days. Why is that?
January 07, 2018 1:52 pm
The issue of judge-population ratio came to the fore in April, 2016 when then Chief Justice of India T S Thakur lamented the executive's inaction in at least doubling the number of judges to handle the "avalanche" of litigations
August 04, 2017 9:40 pm
"We are inclined to pass an order after reaching an amicable consensus. If the objections persist, we may still pass the orders," said a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar.
May 05, 2016 4:04 am
The Indian judiciary is at present short of 20,502 judges in lower courts, 1,065 judges in high courts and 31 judges in the Supreme Court
March 13, 2016 8:08 pm
The CJI assured the lawyers that if Bar cooperates, judges will be ready to sit even on Saturdays to finish old legal matters.
April 05, 2015 3:01 pm
PM Narendra Modi said that while the judiciary is getting powerful, it is necessary that it also becomes 'perfect' to live up to the people’s expectations.