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Supreme Court collegium returns memorandum, suggests changes in clauses

May 30, 2016

Supreme Court collegium returns memorandum, suggests changes in clauses

The memorandum was revised after a Supreme Court bench asked the government to rewrite it in a bid to make the collegium system more transparent. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #CJI #DV Sadananda Gowda #collegium
CJI's claim on need of more judges is not based on scientific research, says Gowda

May 26, 2016

CJI's claim on need of more judges is not based on scientific research, says Gowda

The government on Wednesday said the report cited by the Chief Justice of India to claim that the country needed 40,000 judges was not based on any scientific research but maintained it has hastened efforts to fill up vacancies in Supreme Court and high courts. #NewsTracker #CJI #Chief Justice of India #Sadananda Gowda #Law Commission #TS Thakur #Imtiaz Ahmed case
Country needs over 70,000 judges to clear pending backlog of cases: CJI

May 09, 2016

Country needs over 70,000 judges to clear pending backlog of cases: CJI

The country now requires more than 70,000 judges to clear the mounting backlog of cases, said Chief Justice of India TS Thakur. #NewsTracker #Government #CJI #Judiciary #Modi #High Court #Court #TS Thakur
Set up panel to define the jurisdiction of executive and judiciary: Congress MP in RS

May 04, 2016

Set up panel to define the jurisdiction of executive and judiciary: Congress MP in RS

Issues ranging from setting up of a panel to define the jurisdiction of Executive and the Judiciary, plight of Punjab farmers and Indo-US defence pact were raised in the Rajya Sabha. #India #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #CJI #parliament #Budget Session #PJ Kurien
CJI TS Thakur's impassioned plea to the PM reflects pent up feeling among judiciary

Apr 26, 2016

CJI TS Thakur's impassioned plea to the PM reflects pent up feeling among judiciary

Modi's prompt but conditional offer to redress the grievances being faced by judiciary at every level of system was surprising. Modi, an advocate of transparency and accountability, felt “a closed-door meeting with the judiciary” would sort out the problem. #Politics #India #ConnectTheDots #CJI #Chief Justice of India #Judiciary #TS Thakur #NJAC
People in Kashmir still nursing old wounds, need special care: CM Mehbooba Mufti

Apr 25, 2016

People in Kashmir still nursing old wounds, need special care: CM Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said her state needs special care and attention as people there are still nursing "old wounds". #India #TheySaidIt #CJI #Srinagar #Mehbooba Mufti #TS Thakur #PM Narendra Modi #Jammu and Kashmir CM
Judiciary facing credibility crisis, says Chief Justice of India T S Thakur

Mar 14, 2016

Judiciary facing credibility crisis, says Chief Justice of India T S Thakur

Judiciary as an institution is facing a crisis of credibility which is a challenge from within, Chief Justice of India T S Thakur said here on Sunday as he asked judges to be conscientious of their duties. #TheySaidIt #CJI #SupremeCourt #TSThakur
Sorry CJI Thakur, it is the judiciary that needs auditing, not govt

Mar 02, 2016

Sorry CJI Thakur, it is the judiciary that needs auditing, not govt

So when the Chief Justice of India, TS Thakur, is quoted by The Times of India on 28 February of complaining about a two-month delay in clearing the process for the appointment of high court judges, he should ask himself: how much is this delay the result of the Supreme Court's own self-serving decision to strike down the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC), a constitutional amendment backed nearly unanimously by parliament and by 20 state legislatures? #CAG #Supreme Court #CriticalPoint #CJI #Judiciary #TS Thakur #NJAC
Had issued order due to frustration: Justice Karnan on staying CJI's order transferring him

Feb 23, 2016

Had issued order due to frustration: Justice Karnan on staying CJI's order transferring him

Justice Karnan, who courted controversy by staying the CJI's order transferring him, admitted that he had issued order due to his mental frustration #Madras High Court #CJI #Chief Justice of India #Calcutta High Court #Justice Karnan #CJI order #Justice CS Karnan
CJI Thakur takes Prashant Bhushan's 'proxy interest litigation' head on

Jan 13, 2016

CJI Thakur takes Prashant Bhushan's 'proxy interest litigation' head on

A bench of Chief Justice T S Thakur and Justices A K Sikri and R Banumathi grilled "crusader" Prashant Bhushan on the credentials of his Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL), which has challenged the allocation of 4G spectrum to Reliance Industries Ltd's Jio on the ground that it was given at cheaper rate for internet use and was later converted into voice telephony. #BigStory #CJI #4G #Thakur #jio #PrashantBhushan