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JUDICIARY NEWS

The unrealised potential of judicial data

December 18, 2020 6:27 pm

It can be used to design more efficient caseload management systems, inform resource allocation in courts and improve judicial efficiency

What is Contempt of Court?

November 12, 2020 9:08 pm

Contempt of court: What exactly amounts to it? What is the punishment if guilty? here is what the rule book says - Contempt of Courts Act, 1971.

Judiciary is being disparaged for personal and political gain

September 16, 2020 9:04 am

The Supreme Court is not a political organ of the state. To attack the independence of the Supreme Court and to continuously attack its authority is the true unravelling of the rule of the law.

Supreme Court’s recent judgments reaffirm its role as a vigilant monitor

December 04, 2019 8:03 pm

Ordinarily, the Supreme Court judgment should finally settle any controversial issue, but not in our country. This is evident from the heated debates on the issue on TV channels and in public meetings.

Supreme Court judgment on Rafale deal diminished judiciary's credibility: Arun Shourie

February 08, 2019 10:14 pm

Arun Shourie said: "Journalism has been reduced to taking opinions from two sides. That's all. Rest have become instrument of government propaganda. No effort is made to read and get the facts..."

Lessons in bigotry

December 18, 2018 12:15 am

The Meghalaya high court judge’s judgment was legally flawed and historically misleading. It violates the provisions of the citizenship law and makes a case for India as a country of, and for, Hindus.

Would be happy to be remembered as a 'good judge than a bad Chief Justice': J Chelameswar

November 03, 2018 3:35 pm

Addressing the issue of pendency of cases before the courts in the country, Chelameswar said that estabilishment of new courts remains a 'low priority item' for all political parties.

Supreme Court expresses concern over vacancies in lower judiciary

October 23, 2018 5:46 am

Taking suo motu cognizance of the issue, a bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul said information collected by its registry showed a total of 5,133 vacancies in the lower judiciary, adding that the process to fill 4,180 posts was in progress.

Govt trying to reduce burden of cases: President Ram Nath Kovind

September 02, 2018 3:18 am

President Kovind pointed out that various governments and government agencies are party to many cases of litigation, and commended the “government of India for making a sincere effort to reduce this number”.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi to deliver Third Ramnath Goenka Lecture next week

July 07, 2018 7:32 am

Raghuram Rajan, then Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, delivered the first lecture while former President Pranab Mukherjee did the honours at the second lecture in May 2017.

JUDICIARY VIDEOS

'The patriarchal notion that women are not in the right place when working outside homes, persists... Need sensitisation in every workplace'

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

Justice (retired) Sujata Manohar talks about the importance of #MeToo as a women's empowerment movement, why there is a need for 'fresh thinking' on the 2013 sexual harassment guidelines and more.

Highlights: Justice Ranjan Gogoi’s speech at the Ramnath Goenka memorial lecture

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

Justice Ranjan Gogoi spoke at length about the state of the Indian judiciary at the third Ramnath Goenka memorial lecture - The Vision of Justice. Among other things, he said there is a need for independent journalists and "sometimes, noisy judges".

Full speech of Justice Ranjan Gogoi at the third Ramnath Goenka memorial lecture

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

Justice Ranjan Gogoi spoke at length about the state of the Indian judiciary at the third Ramnath Goenka memorial lecture - The Vision of Justice. Among other things, he said there is a need for independent journalists and "sometimes, noisy judges".

Kanhaiya joined JNU to become a professor: Family members

February 21, 2016 2:20 pm

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar's family members, who are in the national capital to meet him, said Kanhaiya joined JNU as he wanted to be a college professor. Kanhaiya's grandfather said Kanhaiya was very much serious about being a professor and that was the reason he joined JNU. He added that they think his life is in danger and he should be given a tight security. Kanhaiya's brother said they have firm believe in the Constitution and the judiciary. He added that he is sure that Kanhaiya will be released soon.

Inappropriate to contradict judiciary on Ram Janmabhoomi: Kamal Farooqui

January 09, 2016 9:12 am

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Pronouncing the entire process of discussion and seminar on the Ram Janmabhoomi as insubstantial, former Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Kamal Farooqui on Saturday said that law will take its own course and it would be inappropriate to contradict the judiciary before any final statement arrives. Farooqi further added that the decision to allow such seminars completely depends on the Delhi University authority.