What the judiciary needs is CJI Ranjan Gogoi's plan to curb pendency, make justice accessible, not his petulance and irascibility
Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that delay in justice is bringing the judiciary into disrepute, and that he had a plan for (a) resolving the problem of arrears (3.3 crore cases in Indian courts) and (b) providing access to justice to the poverty stricken people, a plan which he would soon unfold.
Kashmiri students at AMU defer decision to leave campus, surrender degrees after university revokes suspension of two
Kashmiri students at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have deferred their decision to surrender their degrees and leave the campus.
The BCCI on Monday decided to form a committee to oversee the implementation of the Lodha panel-suggested reforms, which isn't the first time the board has tried to stall their implementation.
Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a curative petition filed by Kerala government in the sensational Soumya challenging the convict Govindachamy's acquittal from murder charge
In a Twitter exchange with senior journalist R Jagannathan, former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju ended up calling Mahatma Gandhi a 'rascal' and a 'British agent'.
Three persons died, two during jallikattu in Pudukottai and one during demonstration at Madurai, as the bull taming sport was conducted on Sunday in various parts of Tamil Nadu amid protests which forced chief Minister O Panneerselvam to leave for Chennai without inaugurating it at Alanganallur.
SC refuses to quash parliamentary resolution against Markandey Katju over his remarks on Gandhi, Bose
The Supreme Court dismissed the plea of Justice Markandey Katju seeking quashing of a resolution passed by Parliament condemning his remarks made in a blog on Mahatma Gandhi and Subhash Chandra Bose.
Katju protested against the decision saying the judges were threatening him and it was not proper for them to behave in such manner with a former SC judge
Advocate Raju Ramachandran told the apex court that the death sentence given to the four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case should be set aside.
SIMI activists killed in Bhopal: Have encounters become a legitimate way of dispensing justice in India?
Do not question the bravery of our Madhya Pradesh cops, it is tantamount to deshdroh. Instead, blindly accept their version of the Bhopal encounter, enjoy footage of the killing, marvel at the bravery of cops and, while you are at it, don't forget to chant Bharat Mata ki Jai at the exact moment a courageous cop steps up to cries of ''maro, maro".
Former SC judge Markandey Katju said on Monday that the apex court had made some "serious mistakes" in the Soumya case by commuting the death sentence of the accused to life, and attributed it to "judges not being able to give much time to cases due to heavy workload of pending cases".
Former SC judge Markandey Katju on Monday said the apex court had made some "serious mistakes" in the Soumya case by commuting the death sentence of the accused to life, and attributed it to "judges not being able to give much time to cases due to heavy workload of pending cases".
A court here has issued notice to retired Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju on a petition accusing him of having made "objectionable" remarks with regard to consumption of beef in his blog posts.
There is no convincing enough reason for why any court should spare any amount of its precious time in engaging with a criticism such as by Markandey Katju.
This was how some legal experts reacted to the apex court order asking its former judge Markandey Katju to appear personally before it to explain the "fundamental flaws", as claimed by him in the sensational Soumya rape case.
In an unprecedented order, the Supreme Court on Monday summoned one of its former judges, Markandey Katju, to appear in person before it to point out the "fundamental flaws", as claimed by him in the sensational Soumya rape case.
Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju today apologised on Facebook for his alleged derogatory remarks about Odisha and its people after an outcry against it.
In this case, it is feared that a picture of Jayalalithaa on the hospital bed, would be enough to emotionally disturb the AIADMK cadre.
As the row over his remarks on Bihar raged on, former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju has been booked on sedition charge following a complaint by a JD(U) MLC against his online post that Kashmir should be offered to Pakistan on the condition that it takes Bihar too.
The February-2011 Soumya rape and murder case of Kerala that once again returned to national headlines last week following Supreme Court’s refusal to give death penalty to the accused — Govindachamy — appears to have entered another round of controversy among the legal experts