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indian judiciary


How the Opposition is firing at the Centre from the court’s shoulder

January 26, 2023 9:14 am

The games of politics and power will continue to be played, but institutions will continue to be the pillars of democracy in the country. By criticising an institution as robust as the judiciary, the Opposition is doing a great disservice to the nation

‘Judiciary only ember of hope’: Mehbooba Mufti seeks SC intervention for justice in J&K

December 31, 2022 12:53 pm

In her letter to Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti said that while the "judiciary has not inspired much confidence", she has not lost the "unflinching faith and respect for the courts of the country."

Half of judiciary's problems will be solved if govt halts state-sponsored litigations: Ex-CJI

September 24, 2022 1:33 pm

Former CJI NV Ramana said that the state of judicial infrastructure in this country even after 75 years of independence was 'disturbing' and a nationwide study that he had commissioned revealed certain hard truths about the poor state of judicial infrastructure in this country.

'I hang my head in shame': Kapil Sibal on state of judiciary

July 03, 2022 1:59 pm

Talking about the arrest of Zubair and the denial of bail to him by a Delhi court, he said that for a tweet four years ago without any communal outcome, it is "unthinkable" for that person to have been arrested.

It is time to end judicial feudalism in India

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.

‘Alternate dispute resolution interwoven with justice delivery system’

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.

Launching vicious campaign against judges in the event of an adverse verdict threatens judiciary’s independence

August 13, 2022 11:03 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.

Justice online: Pandemic gives India’s judiciary an opportunity it shouldn’t miss

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.

JK HC chief justice writes to Union minister, seeks establishment of administrative tribunals

May 14, 2020 11:10 am

Even for the states having extremely low pendency, separate tribunals have been created, she added.

It is time to identify causes of delays in our justice delivery system and provide meaningful solutions

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?


Internal 'self-assessment' mechanism important in judiciary: PM Narendra Modi

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.