Judges News

Poles protest the forced retirements of Supreme Court judges

The new law, which took effect Tuesday, lowered the mandatory retirement age to 65 from 70 for Poland's Supreme Court justices. That forces Gersdorf, who is 65, and as many as one-third of the court's 73 sitting judges to step down.

Judges bribery case: Three-judge Supreme Court bench likely to hear plea tomorrow

The hearing on November 10 had brought the tussle within top judiciary to the fore with the Constitution bench overturning the order of a two-judge bench to set up a larger bench to hear the graft case allegedly involving judges.


President Mukherjee cautions judges against perils of 'judicial activism'

Maintaining that the Constitution is supreme, Mukherjee said "each organ of our democracy must function within its own sphere and must not take over what is assigned to the others".

27 judges, sitting & retired, get High Court notice for plots they got from Gujarat govt

The judges, to whom notices have been sent, include eight sitting Gujarat High Court judges, Chief Justices of Bombay and Orissa High Courts and a sitting judge of Supreme Court.

Judges seek higher salaries, retirement benefits

The judges also sought protocol assistance for retired judges for, among other things.

Justice, bottom up

No amount of judicial reform is likely to yield results unless legal education is also cleaned up.


Miss America, Nina Davuluri judges DID Super Moms North America

With Zee TV organising Dance India Dance Super Moms North America as well, Nina Davuluri, the first Miss America of Indian origin, was in Mumbai to judge the finale of DID Super Moms North America

Three months on, two district courts still without judges

The case was listed for hearing on Friday but was adjourned to November 14.

Law Minister not given proper information about how judiciary functions: CJI

Sathasivam rejected Kapil Sibal's view that accountability process in judiciary was exceptionally weak.

8 years on,RTI Act counts its milestones

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