Judicial Standards and Accountability Bill

Judicial Standards and Accountability Bill News

Law panel head questions judicial Bill, advises a new one

Justice Shah termed the definition of misbehavior in clause 2(j) of the Bill as “over-inclusive and under-inclusive at the same time”.

Ordinance route likely for Rahul-backed anti-graft Bills

Cong wants to hardsell these anti-corruption laws along with the Lokpal Bill and RTI to counter opposition charges of corruption against the UPA.


Cabinet clears amendments to judicial accountability Bill

Clause barring ‘unwarranted comments’ by judges dropped.

Chidambaram pushes for Telangana Bill

Pushing for the Telangana Bill, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said it “will not go away.

Lokpal finally law; Rahul seeks session extension to pass more Bills

It was only the second time in 15th Lok Sabha that Rahul chose to speak his mind on a crucial issue.

Ashwani Kumar to push through pending legislations in Parliament

If we can harness requisite support,we will press forward with our attempts to get consensus.


Accountability law must not encroach on judicial independence,cautions CJI

“The government may make a law for making judges accountable," S H Kapadia

Judicial accountability Bill gets LS nod,but RS defers BSF Bill

The government’s attempt to hold a discussion on the much-delayed Whistleblowers’ Bill was also stalled by the Opposition,which sought more time to study it.

Don’t paint every institution as corrupt: CJI

Chief Justice of India S H Kapadia on Saturday said that the portrayal of every institution as corrupt will take its toll on the nation’s economy.

Judicial Bill: Govt plans restraining judges from airing views during trial

‘No scope for appointment process; MPs can’t be part of National Judicial Oversight Committee’