SC extends tenure of TDSAT chairperson by 3 months, expresses concern over delay in appointment of members
Observing that tribunals are alternatives to judicial system, the top court asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta about how the TDSAT would function without sitting members.
SC Justice Arun Mishra praises 'versatile genius' Narendra Modi, says PM thinks globally and acts locally
Justice Arun Mishra said under the 'stewardship' of Narendra Modi, India is a responsible and most friendly member of the international community.
The pendency of cases in Indian courts is the biggest factor accounting to the slow and languishing pace of the case.
'Independent judges, noisy journalists democracy’s first line of defence': Justice Gogoi calls for revolution in judiciary
Senior Supreme Court judge Ranjan Gogoi said that the judicial system needs revolution, not reform if it is to be serviceable for the common man while delivering the third Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture in Delhi
Economic Survey mentions Sunny Deol's famous dialogue from 'Damini' to highlight ease of doing business hurdles
Economic Services next frontier on ease of doing business is addressing pendency, delays and backlogs in the appellate and judicial arenas
'Humane' death penalty is an oxymoron: SC should focus on improving quality of investigation, trials instead
The Supreme Court's observations give rise to the obvious question: is it even possible for the State to ensure a peaceful and dignified death for criminals?
It is so convenient that there is no bundle of files on the dais, Chief Justice JS Khehar said on Monday as the Supreme Court rolled out its ambitious paperless project by going into the digital mode to conduct the day's matters.
Digital filing of cases would make the judicial system "extremely transparent" and rule out any manipulation of records, Chief Justice of India (CJI) J S Khehar said on Wednesday.
2012 Delhi gangrape verdict: Death penalty for the convicts doesn't punish a society steeped in patriarchy
The Supreme Court, on Saturday, upheld the conviction of four persons who were charged with raping and murdering a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern in New Delhi, thereby bringing an end to the legal battle that followed the 2012 Delhi gangrape case.
The Niti Aayog has suggested the introduction of a 'judicial performance index' to check delay in the trial and address the issue of pendency of cases.
Is rape sentencing in India a joke? Judgments based on stereotypes have played pathetically important part
Men who had raped unmarried virgins got higher sentences because the courts considered the survivor’s loss of virginity an irreparable damage.
Less than a week after British teen Scarlett Keeling's mother Fiona Mackeown blamed probe agencies and an inconsiderate system for acquitting two Goa beach shack workers in her daughter's 2008 rape-murder, a lawyer for accused Placido Carvalho wants the mother to be acted against for negligence.
There is no religion in violence. When you take a life in such a manner you are a killer. Not a Hindu or a Muslim or a minority sect or some damn protected species.
The Chief Justice of the Madras High Court, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, on Saturday said the judicial system should keep in touch with what is obtaining at ground-level so that the common man can access it to assert his rights.
Courts and the criminal justice system should not turn into instruments of harassing the people. This is the larger message the Arvind wants to give out through his personal sacrifice.
Courts must not only convict and punish the guilty in criminal cases but should also award compensation to the victims, the Supreme Court has held.
Over three crore cases are pending in various courts across the country and this 'unacceptable level' can be reduced by appointment of more judges and modernisation, Law Minister Ashwani Kumar said on Thursday.