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More than two crore cases pending in lower judiciary, reveals law ministry data

Feb 09, 2016

More than two crore cases pending in lower judiciary, reveals law ministry data

Over two crore cases are pending in the country's lower judiciary, out of which more than 10 per cent have remained unsettled for over 10 years, the latest Law Ministry data says. #NewsTracker #Judiciary #Law Ministry #Pendency #Sadananda Gowda #lower judiciary
Taking it out of court? To reduce backlog, govt mulls new stand-alone law to encourage mediation

Feb 04, 2016

Taking it out of court? To reduce backlog, govt mulls new stand-alone law to encourage mediation

With an aim of encouraging pre-litigation settlements and reduce court cases, the government is considering to bring a law that will give legislative backing to such out-of-court settlements. #Law #Judiciary #Courts #parliament #mediation #out-of-court settlement #litigation #Indian Legislature #Pre-litigation
Soli Sorabjee on PILs: Every matter of public interest cannot be a matter of public interest litigation

Jan 21, 2016

Soli Sorabjee on PILs: Every matter of public interest cannot be a matter of public interest litigation

To understand what has gone wrong with PIL, Shishir Tripathi spoke to Former Attorney-General of and eminent jurist Soli Sorabjee on this issue and others issue related to higher judiciary. #Soli Sorabjee #Supreme Court #QandA #Indian judiciary #Public Interest Litigation #PILs #Former Attorney general of India #Shishir Tripathi
Obituary: Even a fracture couldn't keep workaholic Justice SH Kapadia away from work

Jan 06, 2016

Obituary: Even a fracture couldn't keep workaholic Justice SH Kapadia away from work

Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) S H Kapadia passed away on Monday night. We need to mourn his death but celebrate his life. #Supreme Court #Bombay High Court #Judiciary #Lalu Prasad Yadav #PJ Thomas #Vodafone case #Chief Justice #SH Kapadia #InMemoraim
Appointment of judges: Govt likely to incorporate 'dissent' clause in collegium MoP

Jan 03, 2016

Appointment of judges: Govt likely to incorporate 'dissent' clause in collegium MoP

Any dissent note to a recommendation of the collegium to appoint or elevate judges should be mandatorily shared with the Executive. #India #NewsTracker #CJI #Judiciary #collegium #Appointment of Judges #Executive
Delhi gangrape: Amends to Juvenile Justice Act need to come from a place of knowledge, not blood-thirst

Dec 22, 2015

Delhi gangrape: Amends to Juvenile Justice Act need to come from a place of knowledge, not blood-thirst

let us outrage about all the other juveniles who should get a chance to reform and repair their lives. Let us outrage over the required amendment and hope that it comes from a place of knowledge and not bloodthirst. #India #ConnectTheDots #Judiciary #Indian judiciary #Juvenile Justice Act #Delhi gangrape #Nirbhaya rape case #Juvenile Justice #16 December Delhi gangrape case #Jyoti Singh Pandey
'Issue beyond domain of judicial decision': Delhi HC rejects plea for law to ban cow slaughter

Dec 20, 2015

'Issue beyond domain of judicial decision': Delhi HC rejects plea for law to ban cow slaughter

The Delhi High Court has refused to entertain a petition seeking enactment of a law prohibiting slaughter of cows. #India #Delhi #NewsTracker #PIL #Delhi High Court #Judiciary #Cow slaughter #Plea #beef ban
Salman Khan's acquittal: India favours those lucky enough to be rich and famous

Dec 10, 2015

Salman Khan's acquittal: India favours those lucky enough to be rich and famous

After Salman Khan's acquittal, it's clear that the roll of the dice in India always favours those fortunate enough to be famous and wealthy. #Bollywood #Salman Khan #India #InMyOpinion #Bombay High Court #Judiciary #accident #Entertainment #Law and Order #2002 Hit-and-run case
Intolerance debate: Nothing to fear as long as rule of law prevails, judiciary is independent, says CJI

Dec 07, 2015

Intolerance debate: Nothing to fear as long as rule of law prevails, judiciary is independent, says CJI

Chief Justice of India TS Thakur on Sunday said there is no need to fear or worry till the judiciary is "independent". #India #Rule of law #TheySaidIt #Chief Justice of India #Judiciary #TS Thakur #Intolerance Debate