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Incidents of mob lynching complete failure of law, says former CJI T S Thakur

"If a mob can take law in its own hands and administer somebody justice, what kind of rule of law is it," former CJI T S Thakur said.

In farewell speech, CJI T S Thakur says country's progress linked to judiciary's ability to deal with challenges

CJI-designate J S Khehar bid farwell to Thakur by calling him an "extraordinary man with extraordinary qualities".


Was cash policy done on impulse, was mind applied? SC asks Centre

It further asked if the government had any estimate of the “gestation period” after which the problems of liquidity will be resolved.

Judicial appointments: Supreme Court and govt test Laxman Rekha

CJI Thakur says apex court duty to ensure executive stays within ambit; Minister Prasad disagrees on vacancies

During Emergency while HC's showed courage, SC failed us: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Recalling the Emergency in India during Indira Gandhi's tenure, Prasad said, "Let's not forget during emergency while high courts showed courage, the Supreme Court failed us, a monumental failure."

Law Minister disagrees with CJI Thakur's claim: '120 appointments made this year, second highest since 1990'

"We respectfully disagree with him (CJI). This year we have made 120 appointments. The second highest of 121 is of 2013.


'Courts lying vacant without judges’: CJI TS Thakur lambasts Centre

Stating that there are 500 judges’ posts lying vacant in High Courts, Thakur said that courtrooms are lying vacant without judges.

Delhi confidential: One Taker

The commission is holding sittings and deciding cases during the summer vacation.

Demand for 40,000 judges not backed by data: Law minister

Gowda said that the report cited by CJI Thakur to claim that the country needed 40,000 judges was not based on any scientific research and that he would not want to comment on the exact number for want of concrete data.

A case of too many cases

CJI points to judicial backlog, but judiciary must also identify the root cause