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.

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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.

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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’

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