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Top jurists want change in collegium system that appoints judges

Jul 29, 2014

Top jurists want change in collegium system that appoints judges

Several top jurists today pushed for scrapping the existing collegium system where judges appoint judges but government's plans to bring a bill to make the process of appointments more transparent may take some more time. #India #Supreme Court #Ravi Shankar Prasad #Indian judiciary #Mukul Rohatgi
NRI vote BJP bats for online voting, Cong says set-up ballots in embassies

Jul 29, 2014

NRI vote BJP bats for online voting, Cong says set-up ballots in embassies

Congress and Left parties have vehemently opposed a suggestion by BJP for the easing of the voting process for NRIs to ensure their participation in elections in India. #Politics #India #Congress #BJP #Supreme Court #Election Commission #Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Alternative to collegium system may be worse ex-SC judge

Jul 28, 2014

Alternative to collegium system may be worse ex-SC judge

Former Supreme Court judge Justice GS Singhvi on Sunday cautioned against tinkering with the collegium system for appointment of judges and said that it has worked satisfactorily so far. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #GS Singhvi #Collegium System
Denying Congress LoP post is against the spirit of SC judgement Shukla

Jul 27, 2014

Denying Congress LoP post is against the spirit of SC judgement Shukla

Amid indications that Congress may not get the Leader of Opposition's post in Lok Sabha, senior party leader Rajeev Shukla today said it would amount to "injustice" and go against the "spirit" of the Supreme Court judgement. #Congress #Supreme Court #Rajeev Shukla #Leader of Opposition
SC concerned, says pathetic that acid attacks continue to take place

Jul 25, 2014

SC concerned, says pathetic that acid attacks continue to take place

The Supreme Court today expressed concern over acid attacks cases by jilted lovers and others, saying the situation is "pathetic" and questioned the Centre for its "laxity" in dealing with the menace. #Supreme Court #PIL #TheySaidIt #SC #Acid attack #pathetic #jilted lovers
SC refuses to entertain PIL for CBI probe into Tapas Pal's rape remarks

Jul 25, 2014

SC refuses to entertain PIL for CBI probe into Tapas Pal's rape remarks

The Supreme Court declined to entertain a PIL seeking CBI investigation into the controversial remarks made by actor-cum-Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal. #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #PIL #CBI #West Bengal #TMC #CPI (M) #threat #Rape remark #Tapas Pal
Give space in Tihar for Subrata Roy to hold talks on asset sales SC to Delhi govt

Jul 25, 2014

Give space in Tihar for Subrata Roy to hold talks on asset sales SC to Delhi govt

The Supreme Court Friday asked the Delhi government to examine what facilities it could extend to Sahara chief Subrata Roy in Tihar jail complex to facilitate his negotiations for the sale of his properties located in India and abroad with buyers and lenders without compromising security. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Tihar jail #Subrata Roy #Sahara
PM Modi wants criminal cases against politicians fast-tracked

Jul 25, 2014

PM Modi wants criminal cases against politicians fast-tracked

Pushing for clean politics, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to work out a mechanism to settle criminal and other court cases against politicians within a year. #Narendra Modi #Supreme Court #Ravi Shankar Prasad #Law Ministry #Ministry of Home Affairs #Law Commission
US Supreme Court under pressure to ban lethal injections after 2 hour execution

Jul 25, 2014

US Supreme Court under pressure to ban lethal injections after 2 hour execution

The US Supreme Court is under increasing pressure to consider halting death sentences by lethal injection after a convicted Arizona killer took two hours to die. #World #US #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Death sentence #Death Penalty #Torture #Arizona #lethal injection #execution
2G scam Kanimozhi moves SC seeking early hearing of her plea

Jul 23, 2014

2G scam Kanimozhi moves SC seeking early hearing of her plea

DMK leader Kanimozhi has moved the Supreme Court seeking an early hearing of her plea seeking the quashing of charges framed against her in the 2G case being exclusively heard by a special CBI court. #2G scam #Kanimozhi #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #SC #Plea #quashing of charges #moves SC
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